This is the new Land Rover Defender. An icon reimagined for the 21st century; it has been cleverly engineered with capability and safety for all the family at its heart. New Defender is built for the adventurous and curious, for those who know the value of community and strive to make a difference. The unmistakable silhouette is familiar yet new. It looks tough and is tough but designed with purpose and engineered to excite. Iconic in name, shape and capability, Defender can be personalised to allow owners to make the most of their world.
Land Rover Classic is introducing a range of upgrades for older Defender models. The new Upgrade Kits, the first of their kind from Land Rover Classic, allow Defender owners to enhance 90 and 110 derivatives built between 1994 and 2016.
Land Rover has updated the Discovery Sport compact premium SUV. According to the company, it “has been transformed to make it more efficient, technologically-advanced and practical, keeping its occupants safe and comfortable in any conditions”. Rawdon Glover, Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover UK, said: “Discovery Sport has been a stunning sales success for Land Rover, leading the way for the past three years and selling almost one hundred thousand models in the UK to date. The new model combines everything the Discovery family of vehicles embodies with a greater focus on modern life – whether through the new electrified 48-volt MHEV or PHEV powertrains, the latest technologies that keep you connected at all times, or the durable materials used throughout the cabin. The result is a compact seven-seat SUV that caters for every family, in every eventuality.”There is a completely new infotainment interface and the latest connectivity, plus a more flexible seating arrangement with up to 24 combinations. Under the skin, new electrified engines include a 48-volt mild hybrid from launch to help reduce emissions and fuel consumption.
Land Rover has offering a new engine and mild hybrid technology for its Range Rover flagship. With the latest 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine, “enhanced performance and quicker responses go hand-in-hand with improved fuel economy at the pinnacle of the luxury SUV segment”.
Land Rover has announced plans for the new Defender to complete a final phase of field testing with the Tusk Trust, on location in Kenya. The prototype will tow heavy loads, wade through rivers and carry supplies across unforgiving terrain in a series of real-world trials at the 14,000-hectare reserve.
The Land Rover Discovery has been on sale for thirty years. To mark the occasion, Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Landmark Edition. Taking the SE as a starting point, the Landmark Edition adds the Dynamic Exterior Pack, which includes a “more purposeful” front bumper design and Narvik Black mesh grille and fender vents. Narvik Black nameplate scripting on the bonnet and tailgate is also joined by Landmark badging.
Land Rover has handed over the first of a new fleet of Discovery vehicles to Highways England, which will begin patrolling England’s motorways this month. A fleet of 70 Highways England Land Rover Discoverys has been specially modified for the needs of traffic officers, including a roof-mounted light array, programmable rear LED board, Battenburg livery and a reinforced load area. Traffic officers have to carry over 600kg of equipment, including lights, traffic cones and safety barriers
Thanks to its smash hit status, it isn’t too difficult to find an Evoque in the specification you want. Even lower trims look stylish enough to get you noticed, but higher grades offer more luxury kit like a fantastic Meridian Audio upgrade.
The desirable Discovery Sport is now three years old, bringing the Freelander replacement within reach of used buyers. It certainly looks stylish and most trim levels come with lavish amounts of kit.
Land Rover marks the 30th anniversary of Discovery with a limited-edition exclusively for UK customers. Based on the Discovery Sd6 SE, the ‘Anniversary Edition’ features 22-inch wheels, fixed panoramic glass roof, privacy glass, a 380W Meridian sound system and a choice of metallic paint as standard. A total of 400 Anniversary Editions are available in Santorini Black, Corris Grey Loire Blue or Indus Silver.