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2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Range Rover Sport Autobiography Limited Edition
2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Range Rover Sport Autobiography Limited Edition

You have to give Land Rover credit: the company knows its target market. Seriously, what better place to debut the 2010 Range Rover Sport Autobiography Limited Edition than in California, at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show? The Autobiography bears many similarities to its Range Rover Sport kin --...Read More»

2009 Aston Martin DBS Volante
Land Rover Confirms 2012 LRX For Production

Dynamically designed and arrestingly attractive, Land Rover's LRX concept has won much praise on the auto show circuit--so much so that it is being rushed to production. Previous reports have suggested that it could be revealed in production trim as early as the middle of next year--June 17 2010 to...Read More»

2011 Infiniti QX spy shot
Preview: 2011 Infiniti QX

What is it?: The next generation of Infiniti's QX line and a competitor to Land Rover's Range Rover lineup. The basics: Funky styling, civilized demeanor and lots of room for the family. On sale: Mid-2010 at the earliest, no official date set. Price: $56,000 and up (est.) Infiniti has had a series...Read More»

2012 Range Rover LRX
Report: 2012 Land Rover LRX Due For June 2010 Reveal

Celebrating an major anniversary in the car-making world almost always means revealing a new model or concept - take Mini's 50th, for example - and Land Rover isn't one to buck the tradition. A report out today says the Range Rover LRX will arrive on June 17, 2010 - the 40th anniversary of the...Read More»

Snatch Land Rover
Snatch Land Rover Set For Inspection

The Snatch Land Rover has an unfortunate name and an even more unfortunate history: though used frequently by the British military, the model has come under criticism for offering too little protection to troops. In fact, since 2005, 37 soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan and Iraq while riding...Read More»

2009 HUMMER H2 SUV
Tough-Lux: 2009 Hummer H2 And 2009 Range Rover Among Most Expensive To Insure

You might be able to swing quite a deal today on one of the most luxurious off-road-worthy barges, but be prepared to pay extra—over and over again—in your insurance premiums. The 2009 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, 2009 Hummer H2, and 2009 Range Rover rank as the most expensive SUVs to insure...Read More»

2008 Land Rover LRX Concept
Report: Land Rover LRX Hybrid Gets Green Light

Reports from the U.K suggest a hybrid version of the Land Rover LRX concept from the 2008 auto-show circuit has been confirmed for production. The two-door, off-road luxury sport-utility vehicle is said to be derived from the Land Rover LR2, save for its new hybrid powertrains. While gas-engine...Read More»

Land Rover S1 mobile phone
Burly Gizmo Of The Week: The Land Rover S1 Mobile Phone

Live in the U.K.? Need a phone to keep up with your rugged, manly lifestyle, full of sheep-herding, alligator-wrestling, and whiskey-soaked nights of mumbletypeg? Well, Land Rover has just the ticket: the S1 mobile phone. Apparently it's resistant to shock, dust, and dirt, and it can deal with...Read More»

Tata Nano Europa
Tata Nano: In The U.S. By 2012

With a base model that starts around $2,500, the Tata Nano has been wildly popular since it went on pre-sale in India in April. As we mentioned a few weeks back, it's already sold over 200,000 units there, with another 600,000 buyers waiting in the wings. Given all that hoopla, how could Tata...Read More»

Someone doesn't like his Range Rover Sport HSE
Link Love From The Car Connection: Car Gadgets, An Angry Range Rover Owner, And Amazing Motorcycle Maneuvering

♦  Hate your car? Tired of making endless repairs? We've all been there. However, few of us have taken the ballsy step of plastering our car with lettering like "If you want trouble free motoring do not buy one of these!" and parking it in front of a dealership--but only 'cause we never...Read More»

2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE
Driven: 2009 Land Rover LR2

Given Detroit's winter weather has only recently broken, I hoped it would make one last-ditch pass and dump some snow to try out our freshly minted 2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE. Unfortunately, it failed--so it seems like we'll just have to trust Land Rover's claim that the LR2 can ford 20-inches of...Read More»

2009 Jaguar XJ Series XJ8
Jaguar Announces Plans For XJ Hybrid

Jaguar Land Rover plans to release a hybrid version of the Jaguar XJ around 2011, thanks to a £307 million ($452 million) loan the company has revceived from the European Investment Bank. That cash comes in addition to a loan of around £500 that JLR has already received from the EIB to help green...Read More»

2010 Land Rover LR4
2009 New York Auto Show: 2010 Land Rover Lineup Adds LR4, New Engines

Land Rover is taking the stage at this year's 2009 New York Auto Show with a completely revamped lineup of SUVs--including a renamed entry-level sport-ute. The trio of Land Rover models now includes the 2010 LR4, the replacement for the outgoing LR3, as well as the Range Rover and the Range Rover...Read More»

2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE
Driven: 2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE

Given Detroit's winter weather to date, I had hoped March would roar in like a lion and dump some snow to try out our freshly minted 2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE. Unfortunately, March came in with a "baaaaah." Seems like we'll just have to trust Land Rover's claim that the LR2 can ford 20-inches of...Read More»

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Jaguar, Land Rover: The Latest Companies Asking for Gov't Assistance

AutoCar report that British business secretary Lord Mandelson confirmed yesterday that the British government is in talks with Jaguar and Land Rover to provide financial assistance to the tune of 1 billion pounds. An interesting twist is that ultimate financial responsibility rests with JLR's...Read More»

Carlsson CD32
Carlsson CD32: Semi-Responsible SUV Bling?

Wait, a blinged-out diesel SUV? And introduced in flashy Miami Beach, no less. GGI European Tuning, the exclusive North American importer of the Carlsson brand, announced its latest offering yesterday, based on the Mercedes ML 320 BlueTEC diesel SUV. Apparently even the bruisers, rap stars, and...Read More»

2010 Land Rover Range Rover spy shot
Spy Shots: 2010 Land Rover Range Rover

With a new Land Rover Range Rover still some years away, the current British uber-SUV will get a mild face-lift to help it age gracefully. The face-lift shown here is very minor. The Range Rover's rear end wears new LED lights; the front end gets more changes, such as a new bumper, a new grille...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
Consumer Reports Likes Murano, Tiguan

Newbies such as the Volkswagen Tiguan and Nissan Murano fare well, but it's the Infiniti EX that gets Consumer Reports' "recommended" rating in the magazine's newest ranking of crossovers and SUVs. The Volkswagen Tiguan and the Nissan Murano both were rated by the magazine's testers as "very good"...Read More»

Volvo C70
Is Volvo Next to Go?

With its various British brands now sold, will Ford Motor Co. sell off the last of its foreign brands, closing the books for good on its once-promising Premier Automotive Group? Numerous reports have appeared in recent weeks, suggesting Ford would like to offload its Swedish brand, Volvo Cars; many...Read More»

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