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Melbourne Motor Show: Land Rover LRX Concept

When the LRX cross-coupe concept made its global debut at the Detroit Motor Show this year it was met with almost celebrity applause signaling a new path for Land Rover and their image as a ‘big’ car company.   Smaller and lighter than current models the LRX still shows signs of its’ heritage with such signature external design features such as the clamshell bonnet, floating roof and wheels-at-each-corner stance being retained...

Jaguar and Land Rover profitable?

It had almost reached the point where Ford couldn't even give away Jaguar and Land Rover with the brands in dire straits financially, however a recent report has revealed the British manufacturers have significantly improved their bottom line. Land Rover recorded a healthy profit of $1...

Tata confirmed as Jaguar and Land Rover owner

According to a report in Britain's Birmingham Post newspaper, India's largest vehicle manufacturer, Tata Motors, is the winning bidder in the auction for Jaguar and Land Rover. The reports states that Tata will pay $1.67 billion AUD for the two Ford luxury brands. The blue oval has no plans to make an official announcement until early next year...

Land Rover LRX concept

Land Rovers have always been an acquired taste - you either love them or hate them, odd then it seems that their latest concept dubbed the Land Rover LRX, appears to be one of the most stunning sports SUVs ever conceived. The LRX is described as a cross-coupe - smaller than a Freelander 2, it combines the benefits of a 4x4 with the luxury and presence of a much larger vehicle...

Tata closes in on Jaguar and Land Rover

Britain's Sunday Times newspaper has reported that Ford Motor Co. will soon name India's Tata Motors as preferred bidder for its Jaguar and Land Rover brands. Tata, India's largest manufacturer, is expected to pay about $US2 billion for Ford's luxury brands, beating Indian rival Mahindra & Mahindra and private equity firm One Equity Partners...

Jaguar and Land Rover almost sold...

Ford is in the deciding stage of announcing the winning bidder for its two luxury brands, Jaguar and Land Rover. India's Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and private equity firm One Equity Partners have all submitted their final bids with a decision expected in the next 2 weeks...

60th Anniversary Land Rover SVX SE

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Land Rover have unveiled the special edition Land Rover SVX in London overnight. Finished in metallic black with subtle satin black highlights, the SVX is Land Rover's most stylish and feature-packed Defender to date. The SVX will be available in two models - a 90 soft-top and 90 wagon...

Three bidders left for Jaguar & Land Rover

Ford has been prolonging the sale of Jaguar and Land Rover for some time now, but the company today announced that only three bidders are left in contention for the luxury brands. The sale of Jaguar and Land Rover is part of Ford's latest strategy to shed its subsidiary brands and concentrate on turning around its fortunes in the U.S. market...

2007 Land Rover Defender

Land Rover have introduced the 2007 model Defender - a completely uncompromising off-road vehicle with a strong 59-year history as part of the armed-forces and other NGOs in over 100 countries. With increased ability both on and off road, the new Defender boasts increased comfort, performance and refinement. "Defender's timeless exterior has become synonymous with functional design...

Mahindra Closer To Land Rover

Indian manufacturer Mahindra is doing due diligence (evaluating assets for acquisition) on Ford's Jaguar and Land Rover units, according to a Financial Times report published earlier today. The report states that Mahindra, a well known manufacturer of tractors and work utes, is far more interested in buying Land Rover independently of Jaguar, but so far Ford is refusing to separate the two brands, as the blue oval is hoping to bundle the sale of Land Rover together with luxury brand Jaguar...

Indian Tata Motors Getting Closer to Jaguar & Land Rover

Reports from Indian newspapers indicate that India's Tata Motors Ltd. may start due diligence sometime this week to acquire Ford Motor Co's Jaguar and Land Rover brands. India's Hindustan Times said last week that "Senior Tata officials are already in London," and that negotiations are at an advanced stage...