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Jaguar XF joins Takata recall

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has added the first-generation XF (model code X250, pre- and post-facelift) to the ever-growing list of cars included in the Takata airbag recall. As with all cars included in the Takata recall, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time...

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Range Rover 'L322' added to Takata recall
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Range Rover 'L322' added to Takata recall

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has added 1088 Range Rover 'L322' models to the ever-expanding Takata airbag recall. As with all Takata-related recalls, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time. If a car with an affected airbag is involved in an accident, the metal inflator can rupture or explode under the pressure, sending metal fragments shooting into the cabin...


Jaguar Land Rover appoints Mark Cameron as local managing director
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Jaguar Land Rover appoints Mark Cameron as local managing director

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has appointed Mark Cameron its new Australian managing director, after Matthew Wiesner's abrupt departure in May. Cameron moves from his role as 'global experiential marketing director', having previously held senior leadership roles in Mazda UK's sales and marketing departments...


Jaguar Land Rover trialling connected car tech
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Jaguar Land Rover trialling connected car tech

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has released details of its connected vehicle testing, commencing new trials as part of the UK CITE Project. The British automotive group says it has deployed a fleet of connected cars – based on current models like the Jaguar F-Pace, Land Rover Discovery and Range Rover Sport – with an array of communication systems that can 'talk' to other vehicles and compatible infrastructure...


Land Rover Discovery production moving to Slovakia from 2019
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Land Rover Discovery production moving to Slovakia from 2019

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will move production of its Discovery SUV to Slovakia from early next year, the company has confirmed this week, in a bid to prepare its Solihull, UK, facility for a new generation of electric vehicles (EVs)...


Configurator Challenge: Land Rover Discovery
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Configurator Challenge: Land Rover Discovery

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing our perfect Land Rover Discovery...


Land Rover commences off-road autonomous testing
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Land Rover commences off-road autonomous testing

Land Rover has announced the commencement of Cortex, its project involving the development of off-road capable autonomous vehicles. The company says the development of Level 4 and Level 5 off-road autonomous technologies ensures future vehicles "are fully capable in any weather condition: dirt, rain, ice, snow or fog"...


Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark Edition announced, confirmed for Oz
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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...


Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 join Ring Taxi fleet
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Jaguar F-Type SVR and XJR575 join Ring Taxi fleet

Jaguar has added an F-Type SVR and XJR575 to the 'Ring Taxi' fleet, giving fans of the brand a chance to lap the legendary Nurburgring North Loop with a race driver behind the wheel. The cars themselves are standard, which means the F-Type SVR makes 420kW of power and 700Nm of torque from a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine. It'll hit 100km/h in just 3...


2019 Range Rover Velar updates announced
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2019 Range Rover Velar updates announced

The Range Rover Velar has received some minor upgrades for the 2019 model year, bringing new engine options and driver assistance technologies to the luxury SUV range. Following similar changes to the closely-related 2019 Jaguar F-Pace line-up, the Velar range sees the addition of two new V6 engine options – one petrol one diesel – while petrol models also get a larger fuel tank, now 82L instead of 63L...


Jaguar XE SV Project 8 unleashed on Goodwood Circuit – Video
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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 unleashed on Goodwood Circuit – Video

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a bonafide track weapon, already nabbing the four-door production car record at the famed Nurburgring circuit. But what do race drivers think of it? In this latest video, Le Mans champions Andy Wallace and Davy Jones take the limited-run sedan around the Goodwood Motor Circuit, and share their thoughts on what is one of the quickest production Jaguars ever built...


Configurator Challenge: Range Rover Velar
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Configurator Challenge: Range Rover Velar

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our new configurator challenge, we’re going to let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing our perfect Range Rover Velar...


2018 Jaguar XJ50 revealed, bound for Australia
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2018 Jaguar XJ50 revealed, bound for Australia

Just a week after announcing limited-run 400 Sport versions of the XE and XF, Jaguar has unveiled the XJ50, a special edition to celebrate half a century of flagship sedans from the Big Cat. Power will come from a choice of 3.0-litre petrol or 3.0-litre diesel engines, making 250kW and 221kW respectively. The 0-100km/h sprint takes 5...


Jaguar teases F-Pace SVR exhaust note – Video
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Jaguar teases F-Pace SVR exhaust note – Video

The Jaguar F-Pace SVR won't arrive in Australia until later this year, but you're in luck if you're itching to know how the supercharged V8 SUV sounds. In the above video, courtesy of the British marque's American arm, the F-Pace SVR can be seen tearing through up dirt and tarmac roads, while the raucous exhaust note plays in the background...


2019 Jaguar XE and XF unveiled, 300 Sport added to range - UPDATE
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2019 Jaguar XE and XF unveiled, 300 Sport added to range - UPDATE

Jaguar has announced the 2019 model-year upgrades for its XE, XF and XF Sportbrake, headlined by the addition of new four-cylinder, all-wheel drive 300 Sport models. Although there are a number of minor tweaks to the base XE and XF package, the biggest news is the 300 Sport...


Jaguar Land Rover developing system to 'see around corners'
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Jaguar Land Rover developing system to 'see around corners'

The world's car manufacturers are racing to have their autonomous technology up and running at the moment, testing ingenious solutions to the potential problems facing self-driving vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is currently working on technology to let its robo-cars 'see around corners' thanks to a combination of automated, connected and mapping tech...


Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 jobs in the UK - report
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Jaguar Land Rover cuts 1000 jobs in the UK - report

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has cut 1000 jobs at its Solihull base this week, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar reports the British manufacturer has restricted the layoffs to agency workers, with JLR citing a decline in diesel vehicle sales for the decision...


2018 Range Rover Sport SVR – Video first look
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2018 Range Rover Sport SVR – Video first look

Before it touches down in local showrooms later this year, we've had the chance to drive the new 2018 Range Rover Sport SVR in its home of the UK. Featuring a 5.0-litre supercharged V8, the Range Rover Sport SVR develops a meaty 423kW of power and 700Nm of torque, sent to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission...


Land Rover Defender: Giant snowy outline celebrates anniversary
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Land Rover Defender: Giant snowy outline celebrates anniversary

Often, manufacturers will pull elaborate stunts to celebrate their icons. Land Rover loves a good publicity stunt, but its latest Defender celebration takes things to new heights, drawing the "world's most remote Defender outline" in the French Alps. So, why go to the effort of sketching a giant Defender in the snow? To start with, it's 70 years since the car debuted at the Amsterdam motor show...


Jaguar XE SVR not happening - report
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Jaguar XE SVR not happening - report

Yep, you read that correctly. Jaguar's Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) division won't be making a V8-powered XE SVR – according to a new report. Speaking with Car and Driver, SVO's senior programs manager, Duncan Smith, said the performance arm wants to distinguish itself from the likes of BMW's M division and Mercedes-AMG by tailoring projects to fit every individual car it works on...