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Land Rover looking at new segments, 'more car-like vehicles' under consideration

Land Rover design boss, Gerry McGovern, says Land Rover is going through a transition phase, and the desire is to create products that are less specialised. Apart from out-and-out sports cars, there appears to be no boundaries to where the British 4x4 manufacturer can take the brand...

2015 Land Rover Defender recalled for brake fix

Land Rover has issued a recall for 124 of its 2015-build Defender off-roaders over concerns a faulty repair for a previous recall could cause a brake fluid leak. The British manufacturer reports that the front brake pipe from the caliper to the flexible brake hose could be showing signs of chafing as a result of work completed for a previous recall...

New Land Rover Discovery looks will 'test' traditional owners

The attractive and curvaceous looks of the new 2017 Land Rover Discovery might actually cost it sales, according to Jaguar Land Rover Australia’s managing director, Matthew Wiesner. While the new Disco has proven hugely effective in winning the company conquest sales - with some 60 per cent of the almost 700 pre-orders made up of buyers coming from other brands - Wiesner admits it might not be quite so popular with Land Rover’s more rusted on and passionate fans...

New Land Rover Defender ute 'number one' on local wish list

It might seem as "Through The Looking Glass” weird as Veuve Clicquot releasing a range of caffeinated soft drinks, but Land Rover might be about to launch a ute - or a pick-up truck, as the Americans like to call them...

2017 Land Rover Discovery pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications have been released for the new-generation 2017 Land Rover Discovery, ahead of the seven-seat British off-roader's arrival in Australian showrooms on August 1. As previously reported in December, when pricing was initially revealed, no fewer than five trim levels will be offered, along with three different turbo-diesel engines...

2017 Land Rover Discovery scores five-star ANCAP rating, despite head contact risk - UPDATE

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery has been awarded a full five-star safety rating by independent crash-testing authority ANCAP this week. Following the Discovery's New Zealand release in May and in advance of its Australian market launch this week, ANCAP has released the SUV's crash ratings based on tests conducted by its European equivalent, Euro NCAP...

Jaguar Land Rover reveals autonomous systems for urban driving

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has demonstrated several autonomous driving technologies, dubbed Autonomous Urban Drive, which the company says brings it one step closer to bringing driverless vehicles safely through city streets. The Autonomous Urban Drive suite of driver assistance tech allows vehicles to obey traffic lights, along with negotiating T-junctions and roundabouts...

2018 Range Rover Evoque, Land Rover Discovery Sport: Ingenium petrol engines here soon - UPDATE

Update - Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for all new Ingenium petrol models will be announced on August 1. The incoming 2018 Range Rover Evoque and 2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport, due in Australia early in the fourth quarter of this year, will mark the first appearance of the company's Ingenium petrol engines...

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. The recall concerns seatbelt pretensioners that may not meet specification, due to the chemical mix ratio during manufacturing...

Jaguar Land Rover trademarks 29 new model names

Jaguar Land Rover made 29 trademark filings around February 22, hinting at possible new models from Tata-owned luxury car maker. According to AutoGuide, which made the discovery, many of these filings were to renew existing model names, but there are 14 new or revived names that have piqued our interest...

Land Rover Discovery with drone helping to save lives

A new Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) project has been revealed at this year's Geneva motor show. Named 'Project Hero', the Land Rover Discovery was specifically designed for the Austrian Red Cross to help improve communications and reduce response times for disasters, in order to save more lives...