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2013 Land Rover LR2

Evoque's Older Brother Gets Some Love Brands like Jeep, Land Rover and General Motors' now-defunct Hummer all come from rich military backgrounds, with their forebearers having proven their ability to tackle just about any terrain, from desert to jungle. Each has faced the difficult challenge of evolving from battle-tested off-road vehicles to civilian-ready status symbols. For Land Rover, which is arguably to New York City and Miami what the Toyota Prius is to Los Angeles, this is especially true. Yet even so, the British automaker still relies on rugged capability to sell products... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 2.0L I4
Power:
240 HP / 250 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$37,250 (base)
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    Official: 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport targets lux CUVs with off-road chops, room for seven
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    Video: Land Rover lets us inside LR2-replacing Discovery Sport
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    Recalls: 46k Land Rovers recalled in North America over faulty airbags
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    Land Rover is recalling over 40,000 of its smaller SUVs over an airbag issue. In the affected vehicles, the front passenger airbag may not deploy because of a problem with the restraint control module, which will be replaced where needed as part of the recall. The issue specifically affects the LR2 (known overseas as the Freelander, in case you have ...

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    Report: Land Rover planning at least four new Discovery models
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    Official: Land Rover Discovery Sport officially announced for production
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    Rumormill: Land Rover, Tata working on entry-level SUV for India?
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    Spy Shots: Land Rover LR2 prototype spotted wearing all-new body
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    Land Rover, as we've reported earlier, is in the midst of a massive product reallignment. Everything in its product portfolio, we've been made to understand, is being compartmentalized into three families: Luxury, Dual Purpose and Leisure. The first will be made up of Range Rover models, the second out of the next-gen Defender family, and the latter built ...

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    Official: Jaguar-Land Rover builds millionth vehicle at Halewood
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    Report: Land Rover integrating next LR2/Freelander into LR4/Discovery family
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    Report: European automakers gear up for Brazilian production
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    Brazil is the place to be, apparently. Toyota has been investing in the South American country, as has BMW, which announced a $261 million investment in October 2012. The high-end immigration is only set to continue, as Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar-Land Rover have both announced plans to set up manufacturing operations there. Mercedes is the big news here, ...

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    Report: Next-gen Defender plans scrapped, Freelander name being dropped
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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Land Rover LR2 spotted... unless it's the LWB Evoque
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    The spy photographers we work with are fairly adept at figuring out what it is, exactly, they happen to be taking a picture of that day. So, when the shooters send notes along with their images, we don't often quibble too much with the conclusions that they've drawn. Case in point is this new set of spied photographs, depicting what would appear to be a ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Land Rover LR2
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    Recalls: Land Rover recalls 2012 Evoque, LR2 for brake issue
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    Official: Land Rover LR2 gets updated look, turbo four power for 2013
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    Report: Land Rover mulling sub-LR2 "leisure" model
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    Report: Land Rover dumping alphanumeric names
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