Jaguar Land Rover is collaborating with French sculptor Richard Orlinski in his latest installation, which will help kickoff the 2016 BORN Ultimate Awards. Orlinski has included a wireframe of the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible. The awards will be held in Courchevel, France in March.
Orlinski was named the bestselling contemporary French artist by art market info service ArtPrice. The wireframe features a gorilla… Read more
Following the car maker’s eight-year research project with the world’s leading aluminium recycler, Novelis, all models of the Jaguar Land Rover will be using innovative recycled aluminium, the RC5754. The new recycled alloy will be integrated into the brand’s new passenger cars. The RC5754 is made of 75% recycled content and was first used in last year’s new Jaguar XKE launch.
According to Pierre… Read more
Land Rover teams up with renowned luxury travel partner Abercrombie & Kent to create the most luxurious road trip on Earth, which is a 21-day journey covering five continents, eight countries, and nine of the best hotels in the world. Utilizing the Range Rover SVAutobiography, the trip lets the driver explore the greatest driving routes as well. The luxury price tag is AU$197,000.
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This iconic 4×4 has already stopped production, but it has made the Defender one of the most sought- after vehicles in Rover history. Here are some facts about this 2-m selling SUV.
The original series I Land Rover was powered by a four-cylinder 1.6-litre engine that provides just 50bhp. It cost £450 in 1948.
A total of 2,016,933 Series Land Rovers and Defenders have… Read more
While getting a new Land Rover Defender in the U.S. without the danger of the government seizing your car is practically impossible, it’s not the same situation in Japan, where you can buy the prized Rover easy as pie. Japan’s market is wide open to the new Defenders.
3,225 Land Rovers were brought into Japan last year, according to data provided by the… Read more
The new replacement for the Discovery 4 was seen on a test drive in Europe. The Discovery 5 will boast seven-seat family hauling and strong off-road credentials, just like its older brother. It was reported that the newer model will have a more fluid design, smaller windows, and softer front end. In comparison, the previous Discovery looks more like a bush basher.
Gerry McGovern,… Read more
Okay, the auction for this beautiful baby happened December last year, but it’s still worth checking out the special car that Becks once proudly owned. The customised 2007 Range Rover Sport was snapped up at the auction for AU$64,000 which is more than AU$16,000 over its expected price.
Customised by British design house Khan, Beckham’s former ride comes with twin screens in the back and… Read more
Here’s a bit of a guide to which parent companies make and own which cars.
Tata of India currently has Jag and Land Rover. Things seem to be going well with someone who really wants it at the controls.
I wonder if that rumour of the Defender manufacturing gear being sent to India for an ongoing Asia spec Defender might come true.… Read more
This is incredible! This fella makes a working, miniature V12 engine from hand lathed parts. 1220 hours. It looks easy in a 5 minute video.
Engine rebuilds are time consuming and work out to be pricey. “Reconditioned” engines tend to be patch up repairs that don’t last long. We rebuild engines to new tolerances with full machining of bores, crankshafts, checking… Read more
Gearboxes. Check this out for how a manual works.
The most common gearbox is the R380 in the Disco 1,2, and Defenders of the same year. They are good quality and go for a lot of miles.
The trick is- if you hear a bearing noise (a whine) coming from the box, bring it in and don’t keep driving it. Once a… Read more