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2013 Land Rover Range Rover [w/video]

Legendary, Iconic... And Improved? It is an undeniable reality that there are only so many adjectives to choose from when describing a given vehicle. Here are two that tend to be both overused and misused perhaps more than any other: legendary and iconic. Forgive us for regaling you with these descriptors yet again, but when it comes to the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover, there simply aren't any words in the English language that can be applied to this sport utility vehicle that are as accurate and forceful as legendary and iconic. And what's especially impressive about our use of these... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
5.0L SC V8
Power:
510 HP / 461 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$83,545
As-Tested Price:
$114,930
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    Recalls: Land Rover bringing in 2013 and 2014 Range Rover over airbag disconnect fears
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    Land Rover will be recalling nearly 4,000 of its flagship Range Rover models over air bag concerns. The 2013 and 2014 model year SUVS use a connector for their seat-mounted airbags that may become disconnected, meaning the airbags wouldn't fire in the event of a collision. Now, it's important to note that this recall just affects the side airbags – ...

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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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    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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    Official: Land Rover's Silk Road journey is world's first hybrid expedition [w/video]
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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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    Spy Shots: Range Rover Sport R is supercharged and stripped down
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    Report: Land Rover bringing diesel hybrid tech to America eventually
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    Frankfurt: Land Rover debuts Range Rover Hybrid, not bound for US
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    Considering what year it is, it almost seems weird to say that Land Rover has just introduced its very first production hybrid here at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. After all, automakers have been getting into the gasoline-electric game for well over a decade now. Nevertheless, Landie's first hybrid vehicle is, of course, the flagship Range Rover, though ...

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    Report: Jaguar crossover won't be based on Evoque or have off-road chops
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    Official: Land Rover announces Range Rover hybrids
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    Rumormill: Range Rover Sport and Evoque rumored to get RS versions
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    Spy Shots: Land Rover LR4 getting facelift and interior refresh
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