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Land Rover 110 SVX 60th Anniversary

There are two types of cars in the world, ones that get noticed and ones that don't. The first category includes the likes of Aston Martin, Lamborghini, etc and now, we can safely say, it also includes the Land Rover 110 SVX. The CarAdvice garage is currently blessed with the only registered example of this car in the country (pictured above) and as we drive it around Sydney, we have noticed that nearly every self-respecting male can't help but to look...

New GM for Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover Australia today announced Christopher Lidis will be taking the helm from December 1 as the company’s new General Manager. Lidis replaces Dorian Lapthorne who transferred to the Jaguar Brand Manager’s role in China last September...

2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 Dune driving on Stockton Beach

2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 Dune driving on Stockton Beach Model driven: 2008 Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 Auto SE - $75,990 (RRP) -words and pictures Antony Crawford Two and half hours drive from Sydney’s North Shore lies a four wheel drive Mecca called Stockton Beach. It’s a beach like no other in the state of New South Wales - 32 kilometres of legally drivable shoreline and sand dunes...

Land Rover G4 Challenge National Selections

Land Rover G4 Challenge – National Selections - words and pictures Anthony Crawford Fancy holidays in Ulaan Baatar - even know where it is? For those who don't, it's the capital city of Mongolia, you know, the home of Chingis Khan, goats, double hump camels and yurts (Mongolian tent)...

Jaguar Land Rover cuts production

Despite the enormous success of the Jaguar XF, falling sales in Europe have led Jaguar Land Rover to cut production at its three plants in the UK.  The current plan is to halt production at Jaguar's Halewood plant in northern England for a week starting later this month. The Tata owned company says the cut are a result of falling demand for the Jaguar X-Type and Land Rover Freelander models built there...

Land Rover’s 60th Anniversary Cross Australia – Second Leg

Alice Springs to El Questro – 1702 kilometres   Words - Anthony Crawford, Photography – Mark Watson & Anthony Crawford When I heard about this epic journey by chance, I threw my hand up and yelled “I’m there”. Well, wouldn’t you? God knows what's going to happen with my workload over the six days that I will be absent from the office...

Land Rover Defender crosses the Bering Straits

“That’s 10,379 miles in 50 days across some of the most inhospitable terrain on God’s earth in temperatures as low as minus 46 degrees Celsius - in a Land Rover Defender” - Anthony Crawford Steve Burgess personifies the tag “Mad Englishmen”...

2008 Land Rover Defender 110 review

2008 Land Rover Defender 110 Road Test   Model tested: Land Rover Defender 110 Recommended Retail Price: $48,990; $51,890 as tested. Options fitted: Metallic paint ($900), 3rd row seating ($2,000). Off-road ability, durability, rugged. Reverse gear location, 3rd row seat access. CarAdvice rating: (4...

Land Rover Defender 110 SVX Special Edition

Land Rover is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with the special edition Defender SVX model. The iconic new Defender retains a strong resemblance to its 1948 predecessor, yet boasts an array of modern features. More than 25,000 units are produced each year as rugged work horses, however the 60th anniversary SVX special edition model will enjoy its status as the most feature-packed model Land Rover has ever produced...

Ford finally sells Jaguar Land Rover

Ford Motor Co has finally announced today that it has signed a final agreement to sell Jaguar and Land Rover brands to India's Tata Motors. The sale of the two luxury marquees has been dragging on for almost a year with Tata outbidding all the rivals for a multi-billion dollar deal. Ford now plans to focus on stabilising its global operations and making the most out of its platforms...

Jaguar & Land Rover remain British at heart

Indian manufacturer Tata Motors yesterday announced that it will respect the British heritage of Britain's leading brands, Jaguar and Land Rover, when the it takes over as owner. Tata also assured worried workers that no part of production or component sourcing will be transferred to India or any other country...