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The 2015 Land Rover Defender Is So Bad at So Many Things But I Still Love It

The late-model Land Rover Defender is a wildly enticing forbidden fruit we got to sample briefly here in America. It’s a fruit we’re still craving, even though a shocking amount of effort is expended to keep them forbidden. So I leapt at the chance to drive one around Iceland for a few days, even though […]

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Drunkenly Playing Gran Turismo Inspired This Real-Life Range Rover Race Car

We’re all familiar with the 900-horsepower Reliant Robins that can come out of driving games’ “tuning” options, but can you transform an unlikely vehicle into a track monster in real life? That’s what three friends want to find out with the Range Rover they bought “after a drunken night of Gran Turismo,” according to…Read more… […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Brings Back The Inline-Six With Twin-Charged Hybrid Power

FACT: The inline-six is the best engine. I’d say V8s come a very close second, but nothing beats the silky smooth just-right power delivery of six cylinders humming in a row. BMW knows this, Mercedes-Benz is getting back in the game, and the Toyota Supra… well, see what I said about BMW. But! Now one […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Brings Back The Inline-Six With Twin-Charged Hybrid Power

FACT: The inline-six is the best engine. I’d say V8s come a very close second, but nothing beats the silky smooth just-right power delivery of six cylinders humming in a row. BMW knows this, Mercedes-Benz is getting back in the game, and the Toyota Supra… well, see what I said about BMW. But! Now one […]

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In War Torn Western Sahara, These Old Cars Are The King And Queen

Since 1975, there have been several sprawling refugee camps in the middle of the Sahara Desert, 30 miles outside a small Algerian military outpost town called Tindouf. About 165,000 Saharawi refugees live in these camps. They wait for the fulfillment of a promise made 27 years ago.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Cannot Believe Prince Philip Drives a Freelander, of All Things

The most shocking thing to come out of this week’s story about 97-year-old Prince Philip crashing and apparently immediately replacing his Land Rover is the fact that the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, drives one of the lamest English cars of all time.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s a Close Look at the New Land Rover Defender Off-Roading

Land Rover announced today that the new Defender is debuting next year and coming to the U.S. and Canada in 2020. Along with that press release came a slew of off-road pics, which show a vehicle quite different from the Defender we all know and love. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Land Rover Defender Is Coming Back to the U.S. in 2020

The Land Rover Defender is coming back to North America in 2020, joining the off-road train that’s barreling right toward the United States. It’ll be the first time new Defenders have been sold in the U.S. in more than two decades, and the vehicle will be up against a whole army of off-road competition.Read more… […]

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It’s About Time We Make Some Optional Car Packages for Cats

On Thursday, Land Rover announced a set of optional packages on its cars to help owners’ “four-legged friends” ride “in the lap of luxury.” You know which friends Land Rover meant? Dogs. Automakers are always talking about dogs, unless it’s an April Fools’ joke. Dogs, dogs, dogs. Dogs? Dogs.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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2019 Range Rovers Will Be Easier to Drive in Water

The real big news about the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport is the introduction of the P400e plug-in hybrid trim, which can apparently drive 31 miles on its battery alone. Both SUVs get a few other little updates for the new model year but a water wading depth sensor sounds like […]

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