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‘Cycling Pack’ for bush-biking Landy Discovery owners

Cycling Pack to carry every trail-rider’s gear Buy pack, save as much as R6000 on single items Available for new or current Discovery owners PRETORIA, Gauteng – Land Rover SA has added the first of what it says will be many ‘Gear Packages’. It’s a Cycling Pack for the new Discovery. Land Rover says it… Continue reading ‘Cycling Pack’ for bush-biking Landy Discovery owners

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Like real life: Landy heads for Heaven, a step at a time

Plug-in hybrid climbs Dragon Road to Heaven-s Gate One of world’s most challenging driving roads Standard Rangey takes 999 steps to make history PRETORIA, Gauteng – 99 turns and 999 stone steps couldn’t stop a 2018 Range Rover Sport PHEV (petrol hybrid electric) SUV from scaling one of China’s most famous landmarks. The climb? The… Continue reading Like real life: Landy heads for Heaven, a step at a time

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Larney Landy really special – the Range Rover SV Coupé

Land Rover announces Range Rover SV Coupé Worldwide, 999 limit on units for purchase Each hand-assembled by Special Vehicle Ops in UK LONDON, England – Land Rover has announced what it claims to be the world’s first full-size luxury SUV coupé, the Range Rover, of which 999 units will be assembled for worldwide distribution. The automaker… Continue reading Larney Landy really special – the Range Rover SV Coupé

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Defending the faith: Landy hits Defender power button

Collector’s edition – 150 Defenders badged 70th Edition 306kW Defender Works V8 celebrates seven decades Five-litre Defender most powerful and fastest yet RYTON-ON-DUNSMORE, England – Land Rover has announces a limited-edition, high-performance, old-fashioned, version of the iconic Defender that can blow off sports cars. Those who’d love to own one of the rarest modern Land… Continue reading Defending the faith: Landy hits Defender power button

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Prototype Landy for historic restoration after 70 years

Historic Land Rover being brought back to life Original launch vehicle found in a back garden Whole year dedicated to saving prototype Landy COVENTRY, England – Land Rover will celebrate its 70th anniversary year throughout 2018 and the party will start with a very special and unique restoration project – a rebuild of one of… Continue reading Prototype Landy for historic restoration after 70 years

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SA’s Jannie is Landy’s global top techie

South African crowned Global Technician of the Year 2600 dealers worldwide – but Jan comes out top 45 competitors from 27 countries competed PRETORIA, Gauteng – A technician from Jaguar Land Rover from Upington in the Northern Cape, Jan Olivier, has been named the brand’s Global Technician of the 2017 after a skills-challenge final at its… Continue reading SA’s Jannie is Landy’s global top techie

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Single Landy tows Aussie road train for 16km

Discovery tows 100m, 110-metric tonne, road train in Aussie 16km of Lasseter Highway closed for towing demo Big load on all-wheel drive and four-cylinder engine NORTHERN TERRITORY Australia – A Land Rover Discovery has taken a 110-metric tonne – that’s 110 000kg – road train, including the tractor unit, and hauled it for 16km along… Continue reading Single Landy tows Aussie road train for 16km

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Landy Discovery v. dog sled: Ice race challenge in Finland

Discovery Sport takes on dog sled team underground Unique race challenge in Finnish snow tunnel Landy puts huskies through summer cold-weather training HELSINKI, Finland – About half of all Land Rover buyers globally regularly travel with a dog but this one carried six sled dogs up a mountain. For a race. Through a tunnel. On… Continue reading Landy Discovery v. dog sled: Ice race challenge in Finland

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Going way away? Fifth generation Landy Discovery in SA in July

Modern design meets all-terrain ability Class-leading off-road geometry and wading Enhanced on-road dynamics and refinement PRETORIA, Gauteng – The latest Land Rover Discovery, expected to be in showrooms across South Africa in July 2017, is claiming a position as “the most striking and modern design yet seen on a Discovery”. Land Rover SA adds that this the… Continue reading Going way away? Fifth generation Landy Discovery in SA in July