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Petrochemical Company Ineos Is Going To Build This Reborn Land Rover Defender

If the name Ineos isn’t familiar to you, it’s probably because you still know them by their old name, Inspec Ethylene Oxide Specialities. Ring a bell? No? Weird. Anyway, they’re a big London-based, multinational petrochemical company that happens to have a founder, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, who really wanted to make a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What Would You Like To Know About This Bonkers 600+ HP Land Rover?

While I was in Wilmington to collect my brand-new Changli, I was able to collect a press vehicle that is about as far from a tiny 1 HP Chinese EV as you could imagine: this resto-modded Land Rover Discovery from Osprey Custom Cars. What would you like to know about this terrifying beast?Read more… Continue […]

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What Would You Like To Know About This Bonkers 600+ HP Land Rover?

While I was in Wilmington to collect my brand-new Changli, I was able to collect a press vehicle that is about as far from a tiny 1 HP Chinese EV as you could imagine: this resto-modded Land Rover Discovery from Osprey Custom Cars. What would you like to know about this terrifying beast?Read more… Continue […]

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Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations Is Planning Many More Quick Cats And Fast 4x4s

While many automakers are feeling the slowdown of the Pandemic, the lockdown, and the resulting economic turmoil, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking for speed and. they think they’ll find it in their Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) unit, creators of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, and the Range Rover Sport SVR among…Read more… Continue […]

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Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations Is Planning Many More Quick Cats And Fast 4x4s

While many automakers are feeling the slowdown of the Pandemic, the lockdown, and the resulting economic turmoil, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking for speed and. they think they’ll find it in their Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) unit, creators of the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, and the Range Rover Sport SVR among…Read more… Continue […]

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Whoa: A Vintage Land Rover Restomod That’s Not Laughably Garish

Coachwork outfits treating old Land Rovers to large-diameter wheels, Corvette V8s, and quilted-leather seats is one of the more unfortunate automotive trends of our time. But I really like East Coast Defender’s Series IIA “Project Henry.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Land Rover Defender In Africa Video Is Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

After a feature story from Africa, a slideshow, and some Photoshop silliness I thought we were going to be done talking about the 2020 Land Rover Defender for a hot second. But then I caught Carfection’s 4K video from our Namibia trip, and it’s just too visually glorious. We need to talk about it.Read more… […]

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This Land Rover Defender In Africa Video Is Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous

After a feature story from Africa, a slideshow, and some Photoshop silliness I thought we were going to be done talking about the 2020 Land Rover Defender for a hot second. But then I caught Carfection’s 4K video from our Namibia trip, and it’s just too visually glorious. We need to talk about it.Read more… […]

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2020 Land Rover Defender: What We Learned Over 420 Miles Of African Safari

The Opuwo airstrip had to be cleared of goats before our Beechcraft turboprop could put down on it. The presence of an airplane at all was unusual enough to draw a crowd of spectators to the landing. As the propellers spun down, dust settled around a waiting convoy of overland-kitted 2020 Land Rover Defenders. I […]

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Here’s Why The 1970s Was A Golden Era For Off-Roaders

The ’70s was hardly a high point for automotive technology. However, it was a formative era for recreational four-wheeling. While practical SUVs like the Bronco, Blazer, Scout, and Range Rover were getting good; old army Jeeps and other simple-but-stout 4x4s were extremely cheap and readily available.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Why The 1970s Was A Golden Era For Off-Roaders

The ’70s was hardly a high point for automotive technology. However, it was a formative era for recreational four-wheeling. While practical SUVs like the Bronco, Blazer, Scout, and Range Rover were getting good; old army Jeeps and other simple-but-stout 4x4s were extremely cheap and readily available.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here Are My Favorite 2020 Land Rover Defender Features After Field Testing In Africa

The 2020 Land Rover Defender has a tough job: It has to live up to the expectations of the snootiest car buyers on Earth while serving as the future-facing halo car for the company that basically invented the luxury 4×4. As such it’s loaded with tech and toys, which are pretty fun to play with.Read […]

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Here Are My Favorite 2020 Land Rover Defender Features After Field Testing In Africa

The 2020 Land Rover Defender has a tough job: It has to live up to the expectations of the snootiest car buyers on Earth while serving as the future-facing halo car for the company that basically invented the luxury 4×4. As such it’s loaded with tech and toys, which are pretty fun to play with.Read […]

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Old Land Rover Freaks Have One Of The Weirdest Names For A Car Part I’ve Ever Heard

Every hardcore automotive subculture defines themselves, at least in part, with their own idiosyncratic jargon. Cars and parts of cars have nicknames and slang terms, knowledge of which helps define who’s in the group, and who’s out. I know in the air-cooled VW community you can hear weird terms like “Pope’s Nose” and…Read more… Continue […]

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