Land Rover News

  • Jaguar Land Rover Bike Sense bicycle and motorcycle detection system

    Jaguar Land Rover has been showing off some of its upcoming safety technology in recent months, with previous highlights including an innovative transparent hood system and a similar transparent pillar system. Now the British automaker has revealed a bicycle and motorcycle detection system that we’re likely to see in production in the not too distant future. ALSO SEE: Lamborghini Huracán Driver Hits 208 MPH Before Crash: Video The new technology is called Bike Sense and it works by first determining whether a bicycle or motorcycle is near the vehicle and then alerting the driver...

  • 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Spy Shots

    Land Rover’s stylish Range Rover Evoque crossover first burst onto the scene back in 2012, so the vehicle is rapidly approaching the midway point in its life cycle. In order to keep sales brimming it appears Land Rover is planning a subtle facelift for the Evoque, as evidenced by the recent...

  • 2017 Jaguar XE and 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
    Jaguar Land Rover Sells Record 462,678 Cars In 2014

    Jaguar Land Rover, like many automakers offering luxury cars, enjoyed its best year on record in 2014. The British automaker managed to sell 462,678 cars across its Jaguar and Land Rover brands, which was 9 percent better than the 425,006 it sold the previous year. Land Rover was by far the more...

  • 2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 diesel models, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
    Range Rover And Range Rover Sport Getting Diesel Option In U.S. For 2016

    Land Rover is finally about to offer a diesel option for its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models here in the U.S. At an event on the eve of this week’s 2015 Detroit Auto Show, the British automaker confirmed that its 2016 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport will be available with a...

  • A. Kahn Design Flying Huntsman 105 Longnose
    Kahn Design reveals Land Rover Defender-based Flying Huntsman 105 Longnose

    British coachbuilder A. Kahn Design is slowly branching out into the world of fully bespoke cars, some of which will come with unique bodies penned by the company’s CEO and chief designer Afzal Kahn. The first of these will be a family of Land Rover Defender-based models falling under the...

  • 2015 Land Rover Defender Adventure Edition
    Land Rover Starts Celebrations For Original Defender's Last Year In Production: Video

    Production of the Land Rover Defender will finally come to an end this year, with the last example scheduled to roll off the line at Land Rover’s Solihull plant in the U.K. in December. The Defender, whose basic shape hasn’t changed much since the launch of the original ‘Land...

  • 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR

    Land Rover has set out to demonstrate the dynamic prowess of its new Range Rover Sport SVR in this video of the performance SUV being driven at the track—with its traction and stability control systems switched off. MUST SEE: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Crashes In Colorado Behind the wheel is Mike Cross, Land Rover’s chief engineer for vehicle integrity, and in the video he explains how the upgrades made to the vehicle help it handle, even when driven at the limit. Those upgrades include a more powerful version of the Range Rover Sport’s available supercharged...

  • Jaguar Land Rover 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen transparent pillar technology
    Jaguar Land Rover Shows Off Transparent Pillar Technology: Video

    Remember Land Rover’s unique transparent hood technology that allows you to see the position of a vehicle’s wheels from behind the wheel for easier off-roading? Well, sister brand Jaguar has come out with its own version of the technology, this time making the pillars of a car...

  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
    Land Rover Announces Updates For 2015 Lineup

    Land Rover used this week’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show to announce its 2015 model year updates. The big news is the introduction of the all-new Discovery Sport, which goes on sale early next year priced from $38,920 with a $925 shipping charge. It will be available exclusively with a...

  • Jaguar C-X75 concept car
    Jaguar Registers ‘EV-Type’ Trademark

    Is Jaguar working on an electrified vehicle destined to be called the EV-Type? We can’t be sure but the company has just registered the “EV-Type” trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as a similar registry in Europe. The registration was filed on October 30...

  • 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Holland & Holland edition
    Land Rover SVO Builds An Ultra-Luxurious Range Rover With Holland & Holland

    Land Rover has revealed its most expensive SUV to date, the Range Rover Holland & Holland edition. The vehicle has only been announced for the British market at present, where it is priced from a staggering £180,000 (approximately 285,022). The justification for such a lofty price tag is...

  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Land Rover To Build Discovery Sport In Brazil

    Just a week after starting production of its Range Rover Evoque in China, the first time a Jaguar Land Rover vehicle has ever been built outside of the U.K., the British automaker confirmed that its Discovery Sport SUV will be built in Brazil. The announcement was made at this week’s Sao...

  • 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport equipped with Stealth Pack

    Following news that Germany’s major luxury brands are all planning high-end electric cars to take on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and upcoming Model X, we now have details on similar plans at Land Rover. The British automaker is rumored to be eying a low-slung, car-like crossover, and if built it’s possible the vehicle could come with an all-electric option to rival not only the Tesla Model X but also an electric crossover from Audi. Just last year, Land Rover unveiled an all-electric version of its iconic Defender, demonstrating that it has the capability to build a...

  • Range Rover Evoque producton at Jaguar Land Rover’s Chinese plant
    Jaguar Land Rover Starts Production Outside U.K. For First Time

    It was two years ago that Jaguar Land Rover announced a partnership with Chery to establish a new production facility in China. Production at the new facility finally commenced this week, with the first model produced there being the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque. This is the first time that one of...

  • First 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport rolls off the line at Halewood plant in the U.K.
    First 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Rolls Off The Line: Video

    One of the most anticipated vehicles of the coming year is the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport. Its arrival finally sees Land Rover with a credible rival for the top-selling small SUVs from Germany’s three major luxury marques, which is exactly the vehicles it will be targeting with its...

  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
    2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport preview

    The evolution of the modern Land Rover range continues today with the introduction of the Discovery Sport, unveiled at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. Aimed at delivering Land Rover’s legendary off-road ability in a seven-passenger vehicle that won’t require a second mortgage, the Discovery...

  • Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept  -  2014 New York Auto Show
    First Details On The LR4-Replacing Discovery SUV

    Land Rover has just revealed its all-new 2015 Discovery Sport but the small SUV is just the first member of a new ‘Discovery’ family of vehicles that will include a new compact crossover as well as a replacement for the current LR4, which, incidentally, is already labeled a Discovery in...

  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport at Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America
    Land Rover Giving The Chance For Four People To Go Into Space: Video

    You and three of your mates could win the trip of a lifetime thanks to Land Rover and its new ‘Galactic Discovery’ competition. As part of its efforts to launch the all-new 2015 Discovery Sport, Land Rover wants to trigger the excitement of discovery and adventure by partnering with...

  • Bear Grylls joins Land Rover as brand ambassador

    Survival expert, adventurer, bug-eater and urine connoisseur Bear Grylls has been announced as a long-term global ambassador for Land Rover. The British TV presenter and writer is a natural fit for the Land Rover brand, embodying the firm's 'Above and Beyond' spirit. Bear, whose real name is Edward Michael Grylls, served in the SAS early in his career, before suffering a parachuting freefall accident in 1996. Despite partially crushing three vertebrae, he went on to become one of the youngest people ever to climb Mount Everest. He's since partaken in several other expeditions but is best...

  • Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicles Operations headquarters in West Midlands, England
    Jaguar Land Rover SVO Gets New Headquarters

    About 150 new staff will work at the recently established Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) unit that serves as the British automaker’s personalization and performance division. The SVO team’s first product was the F-Type Project 7, which goes on sale later this year...

  • Range Rover chassis #001 (Silverstone Auctions)
    First Ever Range Rover Going Up For Auction

    Nowadays you're most likely to find Range Rovers cruising the boulevards, ferrying children to school or taking groups of businessfolk to their next meeting. But the first Range Rovers launched back in 1970 had a much wider remit—they were to mix Land Rover's legendary off-road ability with...

  • 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR
    2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR Revealed: Video

    Land Rover’s high-performance Range Rover Sport has finally landed. The vehicle is the 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR, and it’s the first volume production model from Jaguar Land Rover’s new Special Vehicles Operations unit. As expected, the vehicle packs the supercharged 5.0-liter...

  • 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR prototype
    2015 Range Rover Sport SVR Claims Fastest Production SUV ‘Ring Time

    Look out Porsche, BMW, and Mercedes—there’s a new king of the high-performance SUV hill, and it’s Land Rover. With a documented lap time of 8 minutes, 14 seconds, the 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR lays claim to the title of the world’s fastest production SUV around the...

  • Jaguar Land Rover buys collection of 543 classic vehicles
    Jaguar Land Rover Buys Huge Classic Collection

    Most of us wish we had the money and space for a huge collection of classic and vintage cars, but if you're a major automaker such a collection is much easier to amass. Easier still if, like Jaguar Land Rover, you buy someone else's existing collection of 543 vehicles. Said vehicles belonged to...

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