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Defender of The Faith

In 1947 one Maurice Wilks came up with the idea of a Land Rover and, in a nutshell, the Series 1 Landy was born. Swiftly, this robust workhorse became the favourite of farmers, equestrians and soldiers alike and it roamed for years across the billowing fields and sheltered valleys of …

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Land Rover Defender Concepts DC100 & DC100 Sport

Land Rover today reveals two new concept vehicles at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The DC100 and DC100 Sport demonstrate the thinking behind the on-going development of the iconic and ever popular Defender, which is intended for production in 2015. Both the DC100 and DC100 sporty are based upon the same …

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Range Rover Evoque – Managing Customer Expectations

Waiting. I’ve done a lot of that over the years. Waiting for my wife: ‘Yes, Darling, that one looks fab too. Can we go now before hell freezes over?’ Waiting for children at school gates, the school prom and sundry dubious places where the young congregate. Waiting for appointments, buses, …

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Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover is expecting audacious things from its…well rather audacious looking Evoque. The car offers the fuel economy of a mid ranged Ford Focus in a chassis that is actually shorter – not very Land Rover – the company is expecting 90 per cent of Evoque sales to come from …

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New 4×4 Popularity Increased Despite High Fuel Prices

Despite record hikes in fuel prices over the last few months, more car buyers are looking to purchase a new SUV or 4×4 than six months ago, according to a new report by Motoring.co.uk, the UK’s leading motoring website for new car search. The report examines what online visitors searched …

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Land Rover – A 60 Year Journey

At the 1948 motor show in war-torn Amsterdam the British company Rover rolled out an austerity era vehicle aimed at the slowly recovering farming community.  In reality it was the illegitimate child of the American Willys Jeep and the British knack for improvisation: locked in permanent four wheel drive, bolted together from aluminium …

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Coventry; Leading the Way to Lower Carbon Footprint

The traditional home of the UK motor industry is now fast becoming one of the leaders in the new generation of automotive development and production The financial consequences for failing to meet CO2 emission levels – as well as the ethical incentives to producing greener vehicles – are helping to …

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And The Most Reliable New Car Is……..

When thinking about buying a new car the last thing on your mind is likely to be will it breakdown. It’s a new car; of course it’s going to be reliable. Even with today’s rigorous testing and quality assurance however, new cars still have problems.  So which are the most …

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Land Rover Discovery

The new styled Land Rover Discovery is a combination of rugged, 4×4, all terrain durability with a refined and smart interior. It boasts a large cabin that can seat seven and still retain its driving versatility. The engines are powerful, with choices between a 2.7 litre and the turbo charged …

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