Some say Range Rover’s Velar is the “Fabio” of the car world. Well OK, I’m the only one to have said that, but beautiful it is, and it is smart too. The special edition model is crammed full of useful goodies which are either smart or pretty, or both. Exterior Flux Silver is the $13,120 … Continue reading 2018 Range Rover Velar P380 First Edition Review
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We've been waiting a long time to see Land Rover's new Disco. It didn't disappoint. It is smooth, and takes off-roading to a new high, in the lap of luxury. With adjustable air suspension, leather trim, and a thrifty V6 under the bonnet, the Disco can go anywhere. Now on the same platform as a … Continue reading Land Rover Discovery driven in the Balangalo National Park
Land Rover Renews Worldwide Partnership for Rugby World Cup 2019 Land Rover extends its 20-year sporting legacy with a third successive Rugby World Cup partnership Continuation at Worldwide Partner level follows a highly successful Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign for Britain’s biggest car manufacturer Renewal further strengthens Land Rover’s long-term support of rugby from grassroots … Continue reading Land Rover Renews Worldwide Rugby World Cup Partnership to 2019
Now that I have you attention let’s talk about the Evoque. The devilishly handsome convertible looks just like the hot-as-hell concept drawings. Big fat wheels with a wide low-slung body are topped by a proper fabric roof. The 5 door Evoque feels special READ ABOUT IT HERE Evoque is flirty and beautiful from every angle. … Continue reading Range Rover’s Evoque Goes Topless. What a Chest!
Yes yes yes oh YES: stunning looks and performance, comfort, accessories Not so much: outdated entertainment system, no carplay/android auto Range Rover SV Autobiography LWB Range Rover was the first and best SUV. Most luxury SUVs have a capable but limited AWD system. You’ll get off road but will probably be up to your armpits … Continue reading Handsome, Capable, and Super Luxurious: Range Rover SV Autobiography LWB
It’s a 405kw beast from JLR’s secretive special ops group, the SVO (SVO=Special Vehicle Operations, don’t you just love it?). In fact, all of the numbers are huge: 405kw, 680Nm, $224,110 (plus onroads), 319gms/kg, 19L/100k (claimed combined is around 13L/100k). What is tiny is the 0-100 of a mere 4.7 seconds, and this … Continue reading Range Rover SVR: Dark, Brooding, and Angry
I’m no stranger to Evoque. When I first heard Range Rover was building a wee baby I got excited. Most of us don’t need the full-Monty 4WD experience, so AWD will do. The concept drawings looked amazing, but as we know, concepts are rarely realised in the flesh. This one was, and there … Continue reading Sometimes it’s the little things that can ruin a ride in an Evoque
I was talking to a salesman the other day. He told me serious off-roaders probably wouldn’t buy Range Rovers, or Discoveries, or even Toyota LandCruiser 200’s. He hinted these vehicles cost far too much bash about on rocks. A few hundred metres of gravel is about as much as most of them will … Continue reading The Epic Range Rover Sport: A Mountain in a world of Hills.
The name Land Rover conjures many happy memories from my childhood. Friends with ancient Landy’s and Toyota FJ40’s crawling up the highway bound for Fraser Island fishing trips. The ancient Landy had bullet holes in it from where Glen’s dad had a mishap with a gun while dealing with a snake. They regularly … Continue reading aa2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE Luxury