The Indian-owned British brand will officially present its long-awaited 2011 Range Rover Evoque crossover, which is based on the 2008 Land Rover LRX Coupe SUV concept, at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show. While a lot of fans of the brand will possibly frown at its ‘girlish’ design, I must admit that this is a very smart move by the reputed car manufacturer that clearly needed to introduce a luxury compact SUV that would be able to compete with such established players as Audi Q5 and BMW X3.
Kahn Design and Cosworth have finally presented their first baby: the Kahn Cosworth Sport 300 tuning program for the 2007 Range Rover Sport entry-luxury SUV. As usual, the upgrade package includes a remapped ECU module, as well as a set of new alloy wheels and lots of new plastic that turn a nice mud-plugger into a strictly street-bound rice rocket.
Visitors to the upcoming London Motor Show will have a chance to behold the launch of Land Rover’s (over-the-)top of the range 2009 Range Rover Autobiography special edition luxury SUV. Although, unlike the Cayenne family of luxury crossovers made by Porsche, the range-topping version of the SUV doesn’t differ too much from less expensive trims (or, at least, you will only notice them if you spend too much time studying Land Rover’s extensive model range), there are lots of differences beyond its thick doors.
German tuner Arden has just revealed its new comprehensive personalization program for the 2008 Range Rover British luxury SUV. Although the body kit (actually the first thing that you see when your car comes back from the tuning studio) looks quite modest with only a few things like wider wheel arches, LED daytime running lights in the bumper and somewhat unusual exhaust tips on the back noticeable at the first glance, there are a lot of changes under the vehicle’s prominent hood and beyond its flashy light weight rims wrapped in low-profile rubber.
Liberty Electric Cars Ltd., a British start-up that only recently surfaced as subsidiary of Green Automotive Company in USA, plans to convert all sorts of luxury cars and SUVs (like the expensive 2008 Range Rover mentioned in the title) into electric vehicles. The idea behind the project is fairly simple: if you take an expensive car and add all the equipment and man hours into it, its price will double at best. Take a luxury car that costs around $100,000 and the price increase will be as marginal as a new set of lightweight wheels from a super-tuner like the German brand Brabus. If you add some environmentalist slogan to the mix, you clearly get a business case here.
The British carmaker is about to start selling a facelifted version of its Land Rover Discovery Series 3 / LR3 almost-luxury crossover SUV.
British Indian brand has been offering a commercial version of their Land Rover Discovery 3 SUV for more than a year and it seems that the idea of converting an entry-luxury SUV into a commercial vehicle was not that bad, after all.
German tuning specialist Arden keeps on experimenting with the new L322 Range Rover luxury crossover SUV.
Looks like the coupe-crossover-SUVs is the next big thing. If the oil-market doesn’t go bust wreaking havoc throughout the Middle East and Russia, half a dozen of the European premium marques will soon start selling their own versions of a luxury coupe-shaped SUV. Since BMW was the first who started digging the potential gold vein with its gorgeous X6, it is no wonder that their Land Rover LRX concept looks almost ready for a production line.
Land Rover North America has officially introduced the 2008 Land Rover LR2 HSE premium SUV. Built on the Ford’s new EUCD platform, the second-generation compact crossover, which is more known in Europe as the Freelander 2, shares its underpinnings with more plebeian 2007 Ford S-MAX and Galaxy of the same model year, but treats its owner with a lot of amenities that an average Ford driver can only dream about.