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Land Rover is a high-end off-road brand that developed from a single model of the same name originally sold by Rover. The British company based in Solihull, West Midlands was once owned by BMW, then bought by Ford and was finally sold to Tata Motors along with Jaguar in 2008. Land Rover is considered to be the second oldest off-road brand in the world behind Jeep.

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    Official: Jaguar-Land Rover builds millionth vehicle at Halewood
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    Jaguar-Land Rover is not what you'd call a volume automaker by any stretch of the imagination. But in the dozen years since it started manufacturing at its Halewood plant near Liverpool, England, the automaker has already built its millionth vehicle. The landmark vehicle is a Range Rover Evoque, done up in white with red roof and mirrors, black wheels ...

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    Report: Land Rover could expand Autobiography Black trim to other Range Rovers
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    There are two things that set the new flagship Range Rover apart from the rest. For one, it's longer than the already commodious SUV on which it's based. For another, it comes in an exclusive new trim level which Land Rover calls Autobiography Black. Only it may not be exclusive for long. Speaking with Autocar, Land Rover product chief Finbar McFall ...

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    Los Angeles: 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography Black LWB is a $185k mountain-climbing limo
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    Land Rover is seriously amping up its luxury credentials at the 2013 LA Motor Show, showing off its new Range Rover Autobiography Black. Available only in the off-road manufacturer's new long-wheelbase bodystyle, the Black model of the popular Rangie has a starting price of $185,000. To put that into perspective, a short-wheelbase base model starts at ...

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    Official: Range Rover Sport named Petersen's 4X4 of the Year
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    Each year since 1983, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road magazine has named its 4x4 of the Year, and while Jeep has been honored with this award a dozen times, Land Rover has now claimed the distinction two out of the last three years. The Land Rover LR4 was the magazine's top off-road vehicle in 2011, and this year's top off-roader is the all-new 2014 ...

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    Official: Range Rover Sport claims record for crossing Arabia's Empty Quarter
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    The Empty Quarter of the Arabian peninsula is one of the harshest terrains on the planet. It's the second largest desert in the world, with temperatures regularly exceeding 122 degrees Fahrenheit. And that's just the landscape which Land Rover has conquered with the new Range Rover Sport. Starting at Wadi Adda Wasir in Saudi Arabia, the Land Rover team ...

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    Motorsports: Land Rover launches Defender Challenge by Bowler rally series
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    Want to work your way up to Formula One? There are numerous feeder series you can start out with. Same goes for NASCAR, Indy, the World Rally Championship... just about every form of motorsport has its ladder to ascend. But Land Rover and its racing partner Bowler noticed a lack of a clear path up to rally-raid competitions like the Dakar Rally, and so ...

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    Official: Land Rover reveals long-wheelbase Range Rover Autobiography Black
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    A fullsize SUV like a Range Rover is seldom lacking for space. But there are always those – from the slopes of Aspen to the dunes of Dubai and the streets of Shanghai – for whom that will never be enough. And for just such customers, Land Rover has finally revealed the long-awaited, long-wheelbase Range Rover. The first-class sport-ute is set ...

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    Report: Land Rover preparing Jaguar-based Grand Evoque for 2016
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    The differentiation between Jaguar and its sister company Land Rover used to be fairly clear: Jaguar makes cars, and Land Rover makes SUVs. But that line is about to get a little blurred. Apparently no longer content to let Land Rover have all the high-riding fun, Jaguar is preparing to launch a crossover over its own, based on a new lightweight aluminum ...

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    Report: Is Jaguar's 3 Series-fighter the brand's last chance?
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    The upcoming line of compact 3 Series-fighters from Jaguar, often referred to as the Jaguar XS, could consist of a sedan, wagon and possibly a coupe and GT model (think BMW 5 Series GT). The car's all-aluminum architecture also will provide the basis for two new sports utility vehicles. Just how important is the much-touted "baby Jag" project to parent ...

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    Official: Land Rover's Silk Road journey is world's first hybrid expedition [w/video]
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    Land Rover has just completed a wildly ambitious, 10,472-mile journey from its Solihull, UK factory to the home of its parent company, Tata, in Mumbai, India with a trio Range Rover Diesel Hybrid prototypes. The epic journey, known as Silk Trail 2013, took a total of 53 days, and saw the team cross 13 countries along the way. For a large portion of the ...

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    Report: Land Rover integrating next LR2/Freelander into LR4/Discovery family
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    Having trouble wrapping your head around the difference between the Land Rover Freelander (known here as the LR2) and the Range Rover Evoque? So are we. They're both smaller and somewhat less utilitarian vehicles than their traditional stablemates, and while the LR2 is priced below the Evoque, the difference in base price comes down to less than five ...

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    Report: Land Rover ending Defender production after 67 years
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    Great Britain's original off-roader will be ending production in 2015, 67 years after it started rolling out of factories. That's right, the Land Rover Defender is slated to end its run in just over two short years. And although that name "Defender" has only been in use since 1990, the vehicle that's worn it and its rough-and-tumble, rural nature can be ...

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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: British team attempting 10K-mile, 10-day drive in Land Rover
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    It may sound like a Top Gear challenge, but it isn't - a pair of Brits will attempt to drive from London to Cape Town, a distance of 10,000 miles, in under 10 days. The two-man team, consisting of endurance rally drivers Robert Belcher and Stephen Cooper will leave Blighty early on Friday, October 4 and cross 13 countries by Monday, October 14. Their ...

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    Followup: Motorcyclist injured, another arrested in aftermath of NYC Land Rover chase [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    Sunday's incident between a black Land Rover Range Rover Sport and a fleet of motorcycles in New York City has been a topic of conversation across the internet, particularly here at Autoblog, where you, our readers, have racked up over 175,000 views and over 600 comments - some of which were quite cross - as of this writing. When the story first surfaced, ...

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    Video: Land Rover driver caught on video mowing down NYC motorcyclists [UPDATE]
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    Video has emerged of an altercation between the driver of a Land Rover Range Rover Sport and a large group of motorcyclists. The incident, which occurred yesterday afternoon in New York City, looks to have been started when the Land Rover driver bumped one of the motorcyclists (it's difficult to tell from the video whose fault this was). The incident ...

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    Report: Land Rover 'vastly underestimated' new model demand, in supply crunch
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    Ever seen a toddler that just discovered they joys of sprinting? Yes? Then you'll know the next thing they discover is their natural speed limit, when their legs can't move as quickly as their mind demands. The end result is scrapped knees and many tears. The same thing is kind of happening with Land Rover right now, albeit in slow motion. On the back of ...

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    Report: Jaguar Land Rover building new R&D center for hybrids, EVs, autonomous cars
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    The success of Jaguar Land Rover in recent years has largely been down to a resurgent product lineup, but a recent move into the research and development will see the British-based, Indian-owned brands take the fight to its German rivals more aggressively than ever before. JLR is investing 50 million pounds ($80,345,000, as of this writing) in a joint ...

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    Range Rover hybrids getting 40 mpg on Silk Road challenge drive
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    No, Land Rover's Range Rover hybrids can't drive on water. But they can survive some hardcore conditions. The hybrids are about half way through an intense "Silk Road" voyage from London to Mumbai and are surviving quite nicely, thank you very much. Hybrid Cars reports that the seven Range Rovers have collectively suffered four punctured tires and a ...

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    ETC: Top Gear picks its 50 greatest cars from past 20 years
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    Our friends at Top Gear (the magazine, not the TV show) are currently celebrating the publication's twentieth birthday. In honor of that milestone, the BBC-owned book is naming what it thinks are the 50 greatest cars from the past 20 years. Now, this is TG's list, which means it's a bit more focused on European brands and models. For example, the ...

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