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Land Rover Classic V8 set for special import to SA

PRETORIA, South Africa – Land Rover Classic is continuing the expedition legacy of the original Defender with a limited production run of adventure-ready Defender Works V8 Trophy vehicles for an exclusive competition at Eastnor Castle in 2021. They’re based on the re-engineered 2012-2016 Defender Works V8 specification developed by Land Rover Classic: a 298kW/515Nm 5.0-litre… Continue reading Land Rover Classic V8 set for special import to SA

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2020 Land Rover: Going too far on going anywhere, perhaps?

Choice of five, six or 5+2 seating Lots of personalisation in the catalogue Three engine options, six specification packs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The latest Land Rover Discover and Defender have reached South African showrooms on a wave of advertising that describes them as the most capable yet and completing the expected catalogue. They also… Continue reading 2020 Land Rover: Going too far on going anywhere, perhaps?

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Land Rover’s Hard Top branding becoming serious business

PRETORIA, South Africa – Land Rover has confirmed that the 2020 commercial Defender 90 and 110 units will restore the Hard Top name to its 4×4 family but notes: ”The New Defender 90 and 110 Hard Tops are not planned for introduction to South Africa. Land Rover SA has reviewed the potential for introduction of… Continue reading Land Rover’s Hard Top branding becoming serious business

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Three-cylinder hybrid Land Rover expands electrified line-up

Three-cylinder plug-in expands electrifc line-up Battery-only range up to 70km with fast charge …but it’s still an all terrain-capable off-roader JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Jaguar Land Rover has created another plug-in hybrid system and is debuting them in the UK’s two best-selling vehicles as the brand’s next step in delivering Jaguar Land Rover’s ‘Destination Zero’… Continue reading Three-cylinder hybrid Land Rover expands electrified line-up

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Land Rover tooling-up for battle with COVID-19 invasion

LONDON, England – Jaguar Land Rover, builder of rugged all-road 4×4 vehicles, is to use 3D-printing machines to create tough equipment to battle the Covid-19 onslaught. The reusable face visors will be produced by the automaker’s prototype, but rapid, 3D-printing facility that claims to be one of Europe’s most advanced. Initial production will create about… Continue reading Land Rover tooling-up for battle with COVID-19 invasion

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Jaguar Land Rover unveils future of urban mobility

COVENTRY, England – Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a radical concept vehicle, called it Project Vector, and says it’s part of the automaker’s ‘Destination Zero’ of a clean, autonomous, electric, and connected urban mobility future. The two distinctly different, but umbilically joined, automakers say Zero is their name for an ambition to make cities safer… Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover unveils future of urban mobility

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New engines bring limited run of 50 special Land Rovers

PRETORIA, South Africa – Land Rover has widened the choice of engines for its Discovery SUV and to celebrate Land Rover SA has packaged 50 units with additional features to serve as a value-packed but still affordable entry to the family. They’re based on the Discovery SE package which already has diode headlights, rain-sensing wipers,… Continue reading New engines bring limited run of 50 special Land Rovers

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Holgate and Land Rover set focus on Zambezi cataracts

Foundation’s biggest-yet humanitarian expedition 200 cataract operations along the Zambezi Land Rovers and pontoon boat off into Africa again PRETORIA, South Africa – Expeditioneer Kingsley Holgate and his ‘Expedition Team’ are now on their biggest humanitarian adventure yet. The goal: to enable doctors to perform 200 cataract operations in the remote Mozambique Zambezi Delta through… Continue reading Holgate and Land Rover set focus on Zambezi cataracts

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Jaguar Land Rover share their latest wares at Goodwood Festival

LONDON, England – Jaguar and sister automaker Land Rover debuted a series of models at the 2019 ”annual celebration of all things automotive” – the Goodwood Festival of Speed over July 4-7. Continuing the most demanding test regime of any pre-production Land Rover to date, a camouflaged prototype Defender put its on-road dynamic abilities to… Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover share their latest wares at Goodwood Festival

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Land Rover in Kenya: Testing time with Tusk in game conservancy

African lion get their share of Defender testing Camouflaged Landys used by wildlife rangers Hauling supplies, river crossings, in conservancy PRETORIA, South Africa – The latest Land Rover Defender has, the automaker says, moved a step closer to production after a demanding test programme with Tusk in Kenya while also supporting lion conservation. A prototype… Continue reading Land Rover in Kenya: Testing time with Tusk in game conservancy