Archive for the ‘Land Rover’ Category

RR Evoque Cabrio Prototype Might Reach Production Soon

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: December 6th, 2014

Even though the guys over at Land Rover threw us off with their indecisiveness regarding a Cabrio rendition of the Range Rover Evoque, it has been reported that a prototype is in tests on the UK roads.

Range Rover Evoque Cabrio

Range Rover Evoque Cabrio

The level of detail, as well as the openness with which the test was conducted can only mean one thing. We are this close to production. Read more »

Project Khan Range Rover New Variants

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: December 5th, 2014

Project Khan has returned to the public’s attention with three brand new Range Rover renditions and I dare say they look quite intriguing.

Range Rover 4.4 SDV8 LWB - RS-600

Range Rover 4.4 SDV8 LWB – RS-600 Interior

Whether or not you want to purchase any of these high ranking, heavily modified vehicles is up to you, but taking a look as some put it might at least bring you into perspective. Read more »

Wildcat Defender LS3 V8

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: November 30th, 2014

If Wildcat doesn’t mean much more than a cat to you then you definitely haven’t heard of the Bowler Wildcat or about their collaboration which ended in Wildcat taking over Bowler. Now, the funny thing is Wildcat also decided to expand its territory and move over to the SUV section. So what was their victim of choice?

Defender LS3 V8 110 XS SW

Defender LS3 V8 110 XS SW

Well, it couldn’t have been any other fine SUV, other than the Defender LS3. Now the Wildcat Defender LS3 V8 110 XS SW, despite its uninspired name, has proven itself to be quite reliable. Apparently the guys over at Wildcat were able to push the available setup and net about 430HP and 398 lb-ft torque out of the 6.2L engine the LS3 was equipped with. Read more »

Range Rover Sport SVR goes official

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: June 26th, 2014

Land Rover has officially released details of its Range Rover Sport SVR prototype. This model is designed by the Special Operations division from the British automaker. Since it is expected to be the “fastest and most powerful” Range Rover ever produced, it must surely benefit from several performance upgrades.

Range Rover Sport SVR takes its power from a supercharged V8 engine producing 542 horsepower and making it capable of running the full 0-100 km/h track in less than 5 seconds.

Range Rover Sport SVR

Range Rover Sport SVR

Among Range Rover Sport SVR’s interesting features, we can mention a high-performance braking system, a four-tailpipe exhaust system and massive alloy wheels.
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Land Rover Defender to Hit the Market in 2017

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: December 13th, 2013

When Americans think of Land Rover Defender, they actually think of an ordinary SUV to be sold in the US for just a short period of time.

What they don’t know is that the USV is actually a versatile vehicle on its home market, which comes in different body styles, from a three-door hardtop to a chassis stylish cab.

2017 Land Rover Defender

2017 Land Rover Defender

In these harsh times with strong competitors like Jeep Cherokee or VW Tiguan, Land Rover is struggling with the new version of Defender pick-up version. The rumor was leaked via a report from “What car?” , revealing that we might be seeing the new Defender in 2017.

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2014 Range Rover Sport gets detailed

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: October 28th, 2012

It seems that the folks at Autocar managed to get all the important details of the upcoming Range Rover Sport, a model which will be marketed as a 2014 year model.

The engine range of the new British SUV will include an entry-level V6 diesel capable to deliver 255hp and 624Nm of torque while a more powerful V8 offering 335hp and 699Nm of torque should be available as well.

2014 Range Rover Sport

2014 Range Rover Sport

Current rumors say that a hybrid model will be offered as well, a diesel-electric model to be more precise, which will develop 333hp and will enable a 0-100 km/h sprint in 7,4 seconds.
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2013 Land Rover Defender introduced

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: September 4th, 2012

The new Land Rover Defender gets few cosmetic improvements for the 2013 model year. The British SUV will be available with new roof colors, namely Santorini Black, Indus Silver, Orkney Grey and Firenze Red.

The standard Fuji White finish will be also offered while two new body colors, Barolo Black and Havana, will be on the list too.

2013 Land Rover Defender

2013 Land Rover Defender

Land Rover also says that the 2013 Defender will be available with new leather seats wearing the company’s logo while a revised audio system with Bluetooth connectivity will be also offered.
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2013 Land Rover Freelander 2 in the spotlight

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: August 23rd, 2012

Land Rover officially pulled the wraps off the facelift version of the Freelander 2. The restyled British model is scheduled to be unveiled in world premiere at the upcoming Moscow Motor Show.

Under the bonnet we find a 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine capable to deliver 184hp in the TD4, 187hp in the SD4 but also 148-horses in the eD4 model.

2013 Land Rover Freelander 2

2013 Land Rover Freelander 2

At the exterior, the styling tweaks include new xenon LED lights, revised optical blocks, larger alloy wheels, new Mauritius Blue, Havana and Aintree Green finishes but also a new grille.
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