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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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Carbon Range Rover coming to stay for Christmas

PRETORIA, South Africa – The high-performance Range Rover Sport SVR Carbon Edition is set for launch in South Africa toward the end of 2020. Visible carbon-fibre elements will include the exposed centre section of the bonnet/cooling vents, front-bumper inserts, radiator grille,m and other vent borders, external mirror covers, and tail hatch. The steering-wheel and engine… Continue reading Carbon Range Rover coming to stay for Christmas

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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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Range Rover Sport gains ingenious Ingenium engines for 2021

PRETORIA, South Africa – The Range Rover Sport has gained a suite of upgrades to,the automaker says, ”enhance its appeal as the ultimate luxury performance SUV”. A new generation of Land Rover’s six-cylinder Ingenium diesel engines has been confirmed for the introduction on the Range Rover Sport* to bring 48V mild-hybrid electric vehicle/diesel-fuelled tech to… Continue reading Range Rover Sport gains ingenious Ingenium engines for 2021

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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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50 years of Range Rover brings another special model

PRETORIA South Africa – June 2020 marked a half-century since Land Rover revealed its luxury on/off-road 4×4 vehicle, the Range Rover, with the aim of revolutionising the leisure vehicle market Even earlier, in the mid-1960s, Rover’s engineering chief for new vehicle projects Charles Spencer (‘Spen’ King nephew of the founders of Land Rover in 1948),… Continue reading 50 years of Range Rover brings another special model

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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