Land Rover

Land Rover is a British brand that currently manufactures all-wheel-drive premium SUVs. Established in 1948, Land Rover started out as an SUV and pickup truck manufacturer that aimed its products at the more affordable side of the market. The brand became famous for its series of spartan off-road vehicles that were inspired by the Willys Jeep. These SUVs are known as the Series I, II, and III and were built from 1948 until 1983, when the last series was replaced by the iconic Defender.

In 1970, Land Rover launched the Range Rover, a more luxurious and more refined 4x4 SUV. The nameplate lives to this day in its fourth generation. Land Rover expanded its lineup with the Discovery in 1989, the Freelander in 1997, and the Range Rover Sport in 2005. The Range Rover Evoque, the Land Rover Discovery Sport and the Range Rover Velar followed in 2011, 2014, and 2017, respectively.

Incorporated by various British companies in its first decades on the market, Land Rover was purchased by BMW in 1994, which sold it to Ford in 2006. In 2008, it was purchased by Tata Motors, which established Jaguar Land Rover Limited. Land Rover’s current lineup includes six different models, all of the SUV variety.

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Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2023 Range Rover Sport SVR

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2023 Range Rover Sport SVR

The top-spec Range Rover Sport has been spied and it looks a lot more aggressive

Land Rover recently unveiled the third-generation Range Rover Sport in May 2022, and truth to be told, it is the best-looking SUV to have launched in 2022. With the new Range Rover Sport out of the nest, we have the more beefed-up SVR to take things to the next level. Fortunately, our photographers captured the upcoming SVR prototype with a thin camouflage. The spy shots indicate that the design will be more athletic than that of the standard Range Rover Sport.

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2022 Land Rover Defender 90 V8 Review: Overpowered and Not Without Compromise

2022 Land Rover Defender 90 V8 Review: Overpowered and Not Without Compromise

The Defender V8 might be worth it to some, but it’s truly overkill for most of us

While Ford and Jeep are messing around with new 400+ horsepower versions of their most extreme off-roaders, Land Rover’s like “wouldn’t you rather have a 518-horsepower supercharged engine?” Well, that’s the deal with their new Defender V8 - a six-figure SUV designed with a more dynamic side.

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Electrogenic Has An Easy Way to Make Your Land Rover Defender Electric

Electrogenic Has An Easy Way to Make Your Land Rover Defender Electric

It offers better performance figures than a similar diesel-powered Defender

The Land Rover Defender has a very long history. It first arrived in 1983 as the Land Rover 110 and in 1984 the lineup was joined by the Land Rover 90. The model initially replaced the Series III, but the Defender name itself was not used until 1990. With more than 2 million units built (including the original Land Rover Series), the Defender is one of the most appreciated vehicles by British farmers and landowners.

The Defender however is anything but efficient. And today’s main focus is on electricity and fuel-saving technologies. With the gas price skyrocketing, Electrogenic is coming to the rescue of those wanting to electrify their Land Rover Defenders.

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Test Drive: The Range Rover Velar Is Painfully Under-Appreciated

Test Drive: The Range Rover Velar Is Painfully Under-Appreciated

Here’s why the Range Rover Velar doesn’t get enough credit, despite sitting right in the sweet spot of the lineup

Range Rover is well known as Land Rover’s luxury lineup. In 2017, the luxury arm of the British manufacturer introduced the Range Rover Velar. The luxury SUV did a great job of filling the gap between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. But while moderately successful compared to its bigger sibling, the Velar’s sales between 2017 and 2022 are nearly 30-percent less than its bigger, more expensive sibling, the Sport. We are here to tell you why the Velar is one of the best sports-luxury SUVs and a better option than the Range Rover Sport.

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Land Rover Defender 130 Brings Off-Road Fun to the Entire Family

Land Rover Defender 130 Brings Off-Road Fun to the Entire Family

It offers the same off-road capabilities as its smaller brothers

Launched in 2019, the current generation Land Rover Defender has only been offered in two different versions: 90 and 110. Today, however, a new 130 version was added to the lineup. It is basically an extended-body version of the current models, with a lot more interior room and seating for 8 people.

For the U.S. market, the new Defender 130 will be offered in four trim levels: Defender, Defender X-Dynamic, Defender X, and Defender 130 First Edition. Prices will start from $68,000 before handling and delivery.

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The Range Rover Sport Legacy - Tracing the Genesis of Performance SUVs

The Range Rover Sport Legacy - Tracing the Genesis of Performance SUVs

Here’s a look at the history of the Range Rover Sport, the SUV that played an instrumental role in creating the high-performance SUV segment

Except for the highly exclusive GMC Syclone and the Lamborghini LM002, performance SUVs weren’t a thing until Land Rover decided to step into the game. In 2004, Land Rover debuted a concept car called Range Stormer at the North American International Auto Show, and the rest is history.

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This Is How The Second-Gen Range Rover Sport Stacks Up Against Its New, Third-Gen Avatar

This Is How The Second-Gen Range Rover Sport Stacks Up Against Its New, Third-Gen Avatar

This is a deep-dive into the feature set of the new Sport to see what’s changed and how it compares to the outgoing L494 generation

The all-new 2023 Range Rover Sport finally broke cover a couple of days ago. After what was close to a decade in service, the old Sport was really in need of a complete overhaul and that is exactly what this third-gen model promises to be. An all-new Sport from the ground up.

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2023 Range Rover Sport Debuts With A Sleeker Design And Clever Tech

2023 Range Rover Sport Debuts With A Sleeker Design And Clever Tech

Now in its third generation, the new Sport to offer some pretty potent powertrains including a V-8 from BMW’s M Division

The 2023 Range Rover Sport breaks cover along with a new sleek, dynamic design and a slew of innovative technologies including intelligent air suspension and rear-wheel steering. This sporty luxury SUV that carries a quintessentially British design aesthetic now packs a BMW M sourced 4.4-liter V-8 along with a new plug-in hybrid model that packs a large battery pack with a longer-range. An all-electric model will debut by 2024.

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2023 Land Rover Defender 30th Anniversary Edition

2023 Land Rover Defender 30th Anniversary Edition

Land Rover pays tribute to the first Defender offered in the States

Land Rover introduced the Defender to the North American market for the first time back in 1993. It was an extensively modified Defender 110, in order to comply with the strict North American safety regulations. The SUV was powered by a 3.9-liter V-8 petrol engine.

To mark the 30th anniversary of the North American introduction of the Defender, Land Rover will offer a special Defender 30th Anniversary Edition. It will be limited to only 500 units - just like the initial export batch offered in the States, and will be priced from $75,000.

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Watch The Heavier, Less Powerful BMW X5 Make A Mockery Of The Range Rover Velar!

Watch The Heavier, Less Powerful BMW X5 Make A Mockery Of The Range Rover Velar!

Read the specs and you’ll realize that the X5 has nothing going in its favor, but it still managed to win!

Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded another drag race video on his YouTube channel, this time involving two big, all-wheel-drive SUVs. On one corner, we had the Range Rover Velar, and on the other, we had the BMW X5. On paper, the X5 was the underdog heading into the race because it is low on power and is the heavier of the two. But, it managed to make short work of the Velar. Amusing, right?

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The 2024 Range Rover Sport SVR With The Rumored BMW-Sourced V-8 Spotted Testing In Dubai

The 2024 Range Rover Sport SVR With The Rumored BMW-Sourced V-8 Spotted Testing In Dubai

It will get the same engine as the BMW X5 M Competition

We are less than a month away from the official debut of the new Range Rover Sport, and while the engineers are busy preparing for the launch, a prototype of the next Range Rover Sport SVR was caught testing in Dubai!

The new prototype has dropped some more camouflage, especially up front, but we also get a better look at the squared-off quad exhaust pipes.

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Tonka Toys Go To War On The Dirt: The Wrangler 392 Takes On The G-63 AMG And The Defender 90 V-8

Tonka Toys Go To War On The Dirt: The Wrangler 392 Takes On The G-63 AMG And The Defender 90 V-8

Which one of these V-8 powered SUVs will come out on top?

Not that they were ever built for speed (or were they now?), Motor1 decided to pit three high-performance V-8-powered rigs against each other on a dry lake bed, out in the deserts of California. The purpose of this battle was to determine the fastest of the trio on the dirt.

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2022 Land Rover Range Rover Velar HST Edition

2022 Land Rover Range Rover Velar HST Edition

The Velar HST Edition offers cool exterior and interior color combination and a special suspension

After enjoying great success on cars like the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport, the HST package is now added to the Velar lineup. The package will be available for the 400-horsepower petrol or 300-horsepower diesel six-cylinder Ingenium engines, and in the U.K., it will have a starting price of £69,865.

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Are You The 2024 Land Rover Defender V8 SVR?

Are You The 2024 Land Rover Defender V8 SVR?

It seems like Land Rover has finally started to test the SVR!

At the moment, Land Rover is busy testing the next Defender 130 - a stretched version of the current 110 that will add room for two to three extra seats. However, today our spy photographers caught another interesting Defender prototype playing around Nürburgring, and we have reasons to believe this could be the next Defender V8 SVR.

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We Didn't Know We Needed This Land Rover Defender vs Ram TRX Drag Race Until Now

We Didn’t Know We Needed This Land Rover Defender vs Ram TRX Drag Race Until Now

Watching an off-roader and a pickup truck sprint with such ease is terrifying on some levels

Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ staged yet another drag race, and this time, he brought two vehicles with supercharged V-8s – one’s the Land Rover Defender, and the other, the Ram 1500 TRX. Both of them are mighty powerful and don’t shy away from spreading their wings to take flight. But, how do they fare against each other? Will the lighter Defender prevail, or will the more powerful TRX smash its rival?

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The 2023 Land Rover Defender 130 Moves To Nürburgring For Further Testing

The 2023 Land Rover Defender 130 Moves To Nürburgring For Further Testing

The Defender 130 also reveals a new V-8 engine

We first found out that Land Rover will add a new version to its Defender lineup back in March 2022. Joining the current 90 and 110 versions, customers will also be able to opt for a new 130 version moving forward.

The first time we’ve spotted it, the Defender 130 was playing in the snow somewhere in Sweden. Now, the prototype has been caught testing around the famous Nurburgring track.

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2022 Land Rover Defender 90 Rally Special

2022 Land Rover Defender 90 Rally Special

The Defender 90 Rally Special will race at the 2022 Bowler Defender Challenge

The first James Bond movie - Dr. No - was released on 5th October 1962, so 2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise. During these 60 years, the Land Rover models were used a lot in all the James Bond movies, so, unsurprisingly, Land Rover will mark the event with a special edition Defender.

It will be a rally-prepared Defender 90 that will compete in the North Wales leg of the 2022 Bowler Defender Challenge. The car will be driven by Mark Higgins - a three-time British Rally Champion and Bond stunt driver in movies like Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, Spectre, and No Time to Die.

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The 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Is Confident Enough To Shed Some Camo

The 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Is Confident Enough To Shed Some Camo

An official debut of the 2023 Range Rover Sport should happen by the end of 2022

Land Rover is working on a new generation Range Rover Sport for quite some years now. But for reasons only known to the automaker, the official debut is being delayed. Instead, Land Rover engineers are taking Range Rover Sport prototypes out for more testing sessions.

Last time we saw a prototype being loaded on a trailer back in February 2022, and now, a new one. This time, it’s a Plug-In-Hybrid version that was caught out on the streets.

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What is the Cheapest Land Rover?

The Discovery Sport is the most affordable Land Rover in 2019. Priced from $37,990, it’s also the only Land Rover to fetch less than $40,000. The company’s smallest crossover, the Range Rover Evoque, retails from $42,650, while all other vehicles cost in excess of $50,000.

What is the Sportiest Land Rover?

The "Sport" in Range Rover Sport mainly describes the vehicle’s smaller size compared to the standard Range Rover, but the brand’s SVR division adds high-performance credentials similar to those found in some Jaguar cars. Not only significantly more powerful than other Land Rovers, the Range Rover Sport SVR also features a sportier chassis with a lower ride and stiffer springs, as well as carbon-fiber components. It’s also a bit more aerodynamic while the revised front fascia provides enhanced cooling to the engine and the bigger brakes. The supercharged, 5.0-liter V-8 engine shared with the Jaguar F-Type produces an impressive 567 horsepower. The Range Rover Sport SVR is suitable for track use despite its size and weight.

What is the Most Popular Land Rover?

The Range Rover Sport is the company’s most popular model in the United States, taking around 26 percent of national sales in recent years. The Range Rover Velar, the Land Rover Discovery Sport, and the Range Rover Evoque are also high sellers with more than 1,000 units delivered monthly, but they don’t get close to the Range Rover Sport’s sales of almost 2,000 examples per month.

What is the Most Expensive Land Rover?

The Range Rover, the company’s largest SUV, is also the most expensive. Packed with luxury features and state-of-the-art tech, the Range Rover retails from $90,900 before options. Opt for the long-wheelbase model with the 557-horsepower V-8 and SVAutobiography trim and pricing jumps to a whopping $210,795. Go crazy with the fancy options and the Range Rover can fetch close to $260,000.

What is the Fastest Land Rover?

The powerful Range Rover Sport SVR is also the fastest Land Rover. The 567-horsepower V-8 engine pushes the SUV from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds. No other Land Rover can hit the benchmark this quick. Its top speed is also superior to any other vehicle from the brand at 176 mph.

Are Land Rover Cars Reliable?

The old Land Rover Series models and the Defender were among the most reliable SUVs on the market. They were built like tanks and were famed for their capabilities, easy repairs, and thus remained on the road for decades. However, the modern Land Rover brand isn’t as reliable as it used to be. Consistent reports of unreliability turned the British brand into one of the least reliable companies. Less than 10 years ago, Land Rover was declared the least reliable car on the road with more than 70 percent of used vehicles breaking down each year. Things weren’t as bad in 2019, when Land Rover vehicles usually ranked at average. This isn’t very good given the prices Land Rover charges for its models. The Range Rover Sport and the Range Rover Evoque are the most reliable SUVs from the brand.