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Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled for front seat belt fix - UPDATE

Jaguar Land Rover's Australian arm has issued a recall for its MY 2016-2017 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, along with the MY 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport, affecting models manufactured August 1, 2016, and November 30, 2016...

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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


2017 Geneva motor show gallery
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2017 Geneva motor show gallery

The 2017 Geneva motor show is done and dusted, leaving us with only fond memories and heightened anticipation for the arrival of newly revealed cars to Australian shores. On the ground in Geneva, our own David Zalstein ran about with the camera to help tell the story of the show for us back home...


Range Rover Velar points to an evolved design language
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Range Rover Velar points to an evolved design language

One glance at the all-new Range Rover Velar, and it’s clear Land Rover is previewing an evolved design language destined for the wider line-up. Chief Design Director at Land Rover, Gerry McGovern, talks about filling the ‘white space’ between Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport - but he also talks about a process of ‘reductionism’, which he says, “is a discipline faithful to the original Range Rover, but enabled by the very latest thinking in design, precision engineering and technology...


No Plans for coupe-style Range Rover Velar
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No Plans for coupe-style Range Rover Velar

Despite the fact the original Range Rover (and Velar-badged prototypes) was launched in a proper two-door coupe body style that continued production for 10 years before a four-door version was introduced, there are no plans to introduce that concept to the all-new Range Rover Velar line. “That’s not something we ever considered with the Velar, this car had a very natural birth...


Range Rover Velar: Talking design with styling chief Gerry McGovern
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Range Rover Velar: Talking design with styling chief Gerry McGovern

The largely unstoppable British Luxury carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover, tonight unveiled the all-new Range Rover Velar at a huge event at the London Design Museum, with over 1000 guests in attendance. Derived from the Latin word velare, to ‘cover’ or ‘veil’, and used on the original Range Rover prototypes of the late '60s, the Velar also marks the fourth model in the Range Rover family, sitting between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and larger Range Rover Sport...


2018 Range Rover Velar goes official, Australian pricing revealed
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2018 Range Rover Velar goes official, Australian pricing revealed

The all-new 2018 Range Rover Velar has been revealed, filling the space between the smaller Evoque and larger Sport in the British marque's line-up, and will land in Australia later this year, in the Summer. Pitched as the "avant garde Range Rover", the Velar is claimed to offer new levels of refinement and technology for the brand, and is set to go on sale in Europe later this year...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Range Rover can stretch to passenger cars
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Range Rover can stretch to passenger cars

World’s famous luxury SUV maker Range Rover can stretch to make more car-like models in the future as it looks to expand its product lineup to have wider appeal. Speaking to media at the Land Rover Discovery launch in Utah, USA, today, the head of design for Land Rover and Range Rover, Gerry McGovern, said the brand equity that Range Rover holds will allow it to stretch into other product types...


Range Rover Velar to attract new buyers and change brand perception
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Range Rover Velar to attract new buyers and change brand perception

The upcoming Range Rover Velar will blow away the competition because of its unique design and position and help attract a new buyer type and change perceptions, the brand’s chief designer claims. Speaking to the media at the launch of the new Land Rover Discovery in Utah, USA, today, Land Rover and Range Rover’s head of design, Gerry McGovern, said the Velar’s success story will come from its expected sales...


Range Rover Velar teased ahead of March 1 debut, name confirmed
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Range Rover Velar teased ahead of March 1 debut, name confirmed

The all-new Range Rover Velar has been teased ahead of its world premiere on March 1, likely to be at this year's Geneva motor show. With a name drawn from the original Range Rover prototypes from the late 1960s - derived from the Latin word velare, meaning to veil or to cover - the Velar will slot in between the small Evoque and larger Sport...


2016-17 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Evoque recalled for airbag fix
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2016-17 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Evoque recalled for airbag fix

Range Rover has issued a recall for 42 of its 2016 and 2017 model-year Range Rover, Sport and Evoque model lines over concerns the airbags may not deploy properly. The British manufacturer reports that the mixture of chemicals used in the front passenger airbags on "certain vehicles" may not meet correct specification, which could result in the inflator not functioning correctly in the event of a collision...


Range Rover Sport Velar: Tapered SUV heading to Geneva - report
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Range Rover Sport Velar: Tapered SUV heading to Geneva - report

The recently spied new Range Rover model, believed to be named Velar, could be revealed as soon as the Geneva motor show in March. According to the UK's Autocar, the new coupe-inspired SUV will slot between the Evoque and Sport - further fuelling rumours that it will essentially be an 'Evoque XL'...


2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque recalled: Owners urged to park away from property
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2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque recalled: Owners urged to park away from property

Land Rover has issued a recall for 797 of its 2017 model-year Discovery Sport and 2016-17 model-year Range Rover Evoque SUVs fitted with the 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine and automatic transmission, over concerns a wiring fault could cause several issues including loss of electric steering, engine cut-out, or even a fire...


2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque recalled for suspension fix
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2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque recalled for suspension fix

Land Rover has issued a recall for its 2016 and 2017 model-year Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque SUVs over concerns the front suspension could fail. The British marque reports the left and right lower control arms (depending on vehicle) in the knuckle joint of the front suspension have been incorrectly assembled, which could cause the suspension to fail if the vehicle is exposed to a shock impact like a deep pothole or kerb to the affected front wheel...


Car colour trends for 2016/17: Brown blooming, red hot, navy the new black

Car colour trends for 2016/17: Brown blooming, red hot, navy the new black

2016 has wrapped up and it's time to look back on the kaleidoscope of cars that have rolled through the CarAdvice garage. MY17 models have been flooding in already, offering up fun new colours and finishes. Let's take a look. We've seen myriad hues, from bright and bold, through to more shades of brown and grey than we ever thought possible...


SUVs overtake passenger cars in luxury market
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SUVs overtake passenger cars in luxury market

In news that won’t surprise anyone who’s driven past a private school around home-time, luxury SUVs are the fastest-growing vehicle type by sales in 2016. Indeed, in the premium market, they're the new 'mainstream'. According to November figures, yearly sales in the small, medium and upper large luxury SUV segments are up about 50 per cent apiece over 2015...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 25, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk. Making headlines this week, the 2017 Toyota 86 will be priced from $30,790 before on-roads. Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Holden Barina have been released, the range will starts from around $19,000 drive away. If you’ve been thinking about spending $2 million on the upcoming Mercedes-AMG Hypercar, better get in quick...


Female focus: Ladies Day at MotorWorld Sydney is Thursday, December 1
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Female focus: Ladies Day at MotorWorld Sydney is Thursday, December 1

Ladies! Swap the heels for sensible driving shoes - particularly if you want to put your foot down in an exotic supercar. Thursday, December 1, is Ladies Day at MotorWorld Sydney and the focus will be on women and cars. Guys, you are of course still welcome to attend the event on the Thursday and participate in the general program of events, test drives and competitions...


Range Rover Sport Coupe could be company's first EV, will share parts with Jaguar F-Pace - report
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Range Rover Sport Coupe could be company's first EV, will share parts with Jaguar F-Pace - report

The so-called Range Rover Sport Coupe, spied testing recently, could become the British marque's first all-electric vehicle (EV) when it launches either next year or 2018, according to a new report. Britain's Autocar speculates the new style-focused SUV could offer a battery-electric powertrain that will also be offered in Jaguar's anticipated 'I-Pace' - believed to an electric version of the recently-launched F-Pace - which is likely to be revealed over the next year as well...