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Plug-in hybrid Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque P300e detailed, Australian launch confirmed

Land Rover has released details of the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) versions of its Discovery Sport mid-size and Range Rover Evoque compact SUVs, ahead of an Australian debut in the first half of 2021. Under the bonnet of both models is the same ‘P300e’ powertrain, which combines a new 147kW 1...

Jaguar, Land Rover go to five-year warranty for a limited time

As brands work to boost their appeal through the hard months ahead, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Australia has added a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty to its offering for a limited time. Available on new and demonstrator models sold and delivered between April 1 and June 30 2020, the offer is joined by savings equivalent to the GST on each model and a 'Loyalty Bonus' up to $5000 – depending on the model (see bottom of article)...

Automotive Industry Insights: Taycan platform director, Dr Bernd Propfe

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Costello. Mike discusses the Australian exit of Infiniti and what it means now for Nissan Australia. Jez Spinks reviews the Land Rover Discovery Sport and talks about how it handled a trip to the snow. Paul Maric was at the reveal of the 2020 Porsche Taycan and talks with platform director, Dr Bernd Propfe...

2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport revealed, on sale now

Land Rover has revealed the updated 2020 Discovery Sport, ahead of its arrival in local showrooms later this year. UPDATE, 22/5/19: Land Rover Australia has indicated it's expecting the MY2020 Discovery Sport to arrive around October 2019. See bottom of article for more...

Land Rover recalls several MY16-18 models for emissions fix

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has issued a recall for various 2016-18 Land Rover and Range Rover models fitted with 2.0-litre petrol engines, as they may not meet required emissions standards. Following the global announcement back in March which saw the company confirm 44,000 vehicles across its three brands for variance in actual emissions, Land Rover has kicked off its Australia recall campaign which affects 953 units locally...

Jaguar Land Rover recalling 44,000 vehicles for excessive emissions in the UK

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has become the latest automaker to be called out over excessive emissions, with the British firm under fire from authorities for select models built between 2014 and 2018. A new report by industry journal, Automotive News Europe, the European Union's Safety Gate Rapex claims JLR vehicles with 2...

2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport spied

Photographers have snapped the updated Land Rover Discovery Sport during development testing this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal sometime later in the year. Normally with mid-life facelifts the camouflage is limited to the front and rear ends concealing revised bumpers and light units, but here the whole vehicle bar the roof is wrapped in swirly black-and-white wrap...

CarAdvice podcast 135: Tony Crawford drives a Singer 911!

Welcome to the 2019 season of the CarAdvice podcast! This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens. In car news, Honda has launched a new entry-level third-row CR-V, the 2020 Land Rover Defender has been previewed, while the 2019 Lamborghini Huracan Evo and Mercedes-Benz CLA have been revealed...

JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has commenced the next phase of its Takata airbag recall in Australia, issuing notices for the 2017 model-year Jaguar XE, XF and F-Pace, along with the Land Rover Discovery Sport. All vehicles affected by this notice are being asked back for their driver's side airbags, which can experience degradation of their inflator propellant if they are exposed to high temperatures and humidity over time...

2015-16 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled for Takata airbags

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has initiated its recall for the 2015 and 2016 Discovery Sport has part of the Takata airbag campaign, with 4806 units affected. As with all Takata-related notices, vehicles included in this recall could be fitted with faulty inflators with propellant that degrades over time as a result of exposure to high temperatures and humidity...

Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark Edition announced, confirmed for Oz

Land Rover has launched the Discovery Sport Landmark Edition in the UK this week, celebrating the sales success of the top-selling Landie model in history, in addition to the brand's 70th anniversary. Available in three colours – Narvik Black, Corris Grey and Yulong White – the Landmark Edition comes as standard with a Carpathian Grey roof, Graphite Atlas exterior accents, 19-inch 'Mantis' alloy wheels in gloss Dark Grey, Ebony grained leather trim and an Ebony headliner...