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CarAdvice podcast 159: LIVE at the new $65 million BMW Sydney showroom!

This week Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Paul Maric are live from the newly-refurbished BMW Sydney in Rushcutters Bay! In car news, Mercedes-Benz has slammed stamp duty increases on luxury cars, the 2019 Toyota HiLux will now feature AEB as standard, the Holden Commodore has some problems with its LS3 V8 fuel injectors, and Genesis has plans for a hydrogen car and massive SUV rollout...

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...

Range Rover Evoque PHEV coming in 2020 - report

Land Rover has confirmed it won't offer an all-electric Evoque for the time being, instead focusing on plug-in hybrid tech in the short-term. Speaking with Britain's Autocar, Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) UK boss, Rawdon Glover, said "there will be a market for a small to medium-sized SUV", though such a model won't arrive in the current generation...

Euro NCAP: Evoque scores five stars, C5 Aircross gets four

The latest scores from Euro NCAP crash testing have been revealed, with the new-generation Range Rover Evoque wearing a five-star rating, while the Citroen C5 Aircross only managed four stars in its standard form. Starting with the Rangie, the British SUV scored an impressive 94% for adult occupant protection, while the child occupant, vulnerable road user and safety assist scores were 87%, 72% and 73% respectively...

2020 Range Rover Evoque pricing and specs

Land Rover Australia has released pricing and specifications for the new-generation Range Rover Evoque, which will be offered in seven trim levels with a total of six engines at launch. Kicking off at $62,670 plus on-road costs for the entry-level Evoque S D150 and topping out at $96,090 for the flagship Evoque HSE R-Dynamic, the price of entry into the smallest Range Rover is up by over $4000 compared to the previous-generation 'Pure' grade, though there's more standard equipment across the range...

Jaguar Land Rover wins case against copycat Land Wind X7

The Beijing Chaoyang District Court has ruled the Land Wind X7 copied five unique features from the first-generation Range Rover Evoque. According to the court, similarities between the two cars caused confusion amongst consumers. The court has ordered production, sales and marketing of the Land Wind X7 to stop...

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...

Range Rover Evoque embodies 'less is more' philosophy - lead designer

Styling is a precarious art, for both the designer and the consumer. You might think redesigning a Land Rover or Range Rover of any kind is tough (reference Defender and the lengthy wait for a replacement) but you'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger challenge than replacing the style-driven Evoque. Design director at Land Rover, Massimo Frascella, says it was a challenge he relished...

2019 Range Rover Evoque revealed

Range Rover has revealed the 'all-new' (similar-looking) 2019 Evoque, headlined by fresh technology, a redesigned cabin, and the availability of a mild-hybrid powertrain. While it looks fairly similar to the original, the new Evoque blends the distinctive coupe-like design of its forebear with more striking and slimline design elements from the larger Velar...

2019 Range Rover Evoque teased again

Range Rover has teased the next-generation 2019 Evoque one last time, ahead of its full reveal later tonight. The second-generation baby Rangie isn't expected to be a radical departure from the current design, though it will be heavily influenced by the larger Velar and introduce Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) latest and greatest in driver assistance technologies and infotainment systems...

2019 Range Rover Evoque teased

The next-generation Range Rover Evoque has been teased with a trio of wire sculptures around London, ahead of its debut on November 22. Developed by the same team responsible for designing the actual car, the three sculptures offer a peek at what we can expect from Range Rover's second-generation luxury baby...