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When you think of Elizabeth’s wheels, you probably of some stately Rolls-Royce or her modified Bentley. But in the film The the vehicle old Liz actually drives is a Land Rover Defender on her family’s Balmoral estate. Charles’ suggestion to get something the Queen is rather insistent driving her trusty green 110 about — she even the damage caused to its undercarriage she goes too quickly through a I was a mechanic during the war, she

Sure this was all in a movie, but if good enough for the Queen, the should be good enough for enthusiast Yanks searching for a SUV with decades of Land pedigree.

That pedigree back to the original Land Series 1, which was created in to serve the same general as the U.S. Army’s Jeep. The Station Wagon body — typically with the tire mounted on the hood is the one closely associated with any featuring an African safari. body style in two- and form carried on into the as Series II and Series III.

Land Rovers were the vehicle for folks hunting buffalo in Botswana or herding in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Land Rover’s off-road SUV became known as the Ninety and Defender One Ten in 1985, the numbers respectively representing the and four-door models’ wheelbases to the nearest 10). These were changed to the numerical 90 and 110 1991 on and continue to be sold in Britain today. (They are the British Army’s primary vehicles, much like the Humvee.)

Of course, this is the of the Land Rover Defender in the Kingdom and elsewhere in the world. in the United States, the Defender is a beast, having been in low numbers for only four Airbag requirements ultimately Land Rover’s ability to the Defender (it didn’t have and with so few sold, finding one take considerable time and

But for those looking for a dedicated SUV fit for a queen, the Defender is certainly the effort.

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The two-door Land Defender 90 was sold for 1994, and 1997. (Emissions requirements and low resulted in no 1996 model.) were two body styles The convertible came with a second-row bench seat and a of a full soft top (with side windows), fastback top, Bikini half top or no top at The hardtop body style in 1995 featuring an aluminum with pop-up sunroof, an safari cage and four rear seats.

The latter this relatively small to seat up to six people.

For 1994 and the Defender 90 was powered by a 3.9-liter V8 made 182 horsepower and 232 pound-feet of This engine drove a four-wheel-drive system and was connected to a five-speed manual transmission. For Land Rover fitted the 4.0-liter aluminum V8 that 182 hp and 233 lb-ft of torque into the

Mated only to a four-speed this engine wasn’t any powerful than its predecessor, but it had emissions, which granted the a brief re-entry into the States.

Those expecting to an interior similar to those in Land Rover’s other will be greatly disappointed. The represents the definition of bare-bones, a simplistic dashboard designed in the and a utilitarian cabin fashioned to be easily vacuumed out after a trek. There were no airbags. (Even to this the thoroughly updated Defender elsewhere doesn’t have This lack of creature and safety features doesn’t take into consideration the amount of noise emanating the road, wind and engine.

The Rover Defender 90 does the job it was to do well. But beyond tackling trails, however, it is ill-suited for any journey involving pavement. off-road specialists like the Wrangler will probably your trail needs as well as the Defender at a lower although none boast the Rover’s British pedigree.

Land Rover Defender

In 1993, Land Rover 500 units of the four-door Defender 110 in the States. Featuring a stretched of the later two-door model’s it featured a wheelbase that that time’s Range The 110 came only in a fixed body style with rear seats that nine people to sit in all the comfort of a transporter. Power came the 3.9-liter V8 that made 180 hp and 227 of torque.

The same praise and criticism at the Defender 90 can be directed at the 110 as well, but its rarity should at least it more of a collector’s item day.

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takes on Range Rover with Startech widebody kit

Of all the this side of AMG, are as close to Mercedes-Benz as Brabus. all, when Daimler a tuner to spruce up the Smart it was Brabus that it turned to. But tunes vehicles other Mercedes — it just let’s call it, a pen name.

It them Startech, like the kit it’s developed for the new Range Sport and will present at the Motor Show next

Jaguar demanding customer from reluctant dealers

every major business is consumer data these and keeping that data has come to the forefront of many minds. Jaguar Land North America’s decision to requesting more customer from its dealer network unfortunately timed, however. If it had a few years ago, it might been ignored, but in today’s of heightened awareness, a few dealers are back.

To put the showrooms in an even position, JLR NA is threatening to deny incentives if they do not turn the customer data, according to News.

Jaguar appoints Joe as North American President

19 Dec 2013 18:02:00 EST

Jaguar Rover North America has a new president, Joachim Eberhardt. The exec, 50, had previously done at Chrysler Group, DaimlerChrysler UK, USA and Daimler-Benz.

Eberhardt joins JLR NA in a but challenging time for the company. fresh off the launch of the Range Sport and Jaguar F-Type, have been subject to reviews, and its overall sales are up 21 over 2012. Still, as News points out, the two face a fight to become the of A-list competitors like BMW and in the eyes of consumers.

Joe brings a proven industry record and valuable global experience in luxury sales, and marketing. We look forward to Joe our North American team in with our retail networks to grow the business and better our customers, JLR’s group operations director, Andy said.

Jaguar-Land Rover millionth vehicle at Halewood

29 Nov 2013 16:01:00 EST

Jaguar-Land is not what you’d call a automaker by any stretch of the imagination. But in the years since it started at its Halewood plant near England, the automaker has already its millionth vehicle.

The landmark is a Range Rover Evoque, up in white with red roof and black wheels and a red and black The crossover is set to be donated to Cancer UK, which will auction it off year to help fund its in the north-west of the country.

Halewood manufacturing the Jaguar X-Type in then went on to assemble the Rover LR2 / Freelander 2 before on production of the Evoque a year and a ago. The facility reached the milestone just last as production moved to a 24-hour for the first time in either history.

Is Jaguar’s 3 Series-fighter the last chance?

Wed, 16 Oct 10:00:00 EST

The upcoming line of 3 Series-fighters from Jaguar, referred to as the Jaguar XS, could of a sedan, wagon and possibly a and GT model (think BMW 5 Series The car’s all-aluminum architecture will provide the basis for two new utility vehicles. Just how is the much-touted baby Jag project to company Jaguar Land

A JLR executive reportedly says the survival is directly linked to the of the XS, codenamed X760, Autocar

The brand’s survival is directly to the success of the XS.

European automakers up for Brazilian production

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 08:01:00 EST

is the place to be, apparently. Toyota has investing in the South American as has BMW, which announced a million investment in October on the heels of an Audi factory in San José Chiapa. The high-end is only set to continue, as Mercedes-Benz and Rover have both plans to set up manufacturing operations

Mercedes is the big news here, as its new will see the German manufacturer 170-million euros for production of its C-Class and upcoming GLA-Class. is an important future market. our local production we accept the and take on the competition, noted Renschler, Management Board for Production and Procurement at Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Production is to begin by 2016.

Jaguar Rover building new RD center for EVs, autonomous cars

25 Sep 2013 18:01:00 EST

The success of Land Rover in recent has largely been down to a product lineup, but a recent into the research and development see the British-based, Indian-owned brands the fight to its German rivals aggressively than ever

JLR is investing 50 million pounds as of this writing) in a joint RD in central England. The move more than triple its dedicated to research, from 150 to with Wolfgang Epple, Director of Research and Technology Automotive News Europe, In to play among the big animals in and to be anchored in the mind of customers you to have offered something to be first in market. We want to be one of the key automotive manufacturers.

Jaguar Rover’s 50-million-pound contribution more than half of the tab, on the so-called National Innovation Campus. Based at University, Tata’s European Center, Warwick Manufacturing and the Higher Education Funding an agency of the British government, are all in for the facility.

Jaguar crossover be based on Evoque or have chops

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 EST

Jaguar’s long-rumored crossover be built on the same platform as the Rover Range Rover says the Australian site Car The future of the new CUV remains uncertain, but if does dip its toes into the pool, though, the new vehicle likely be a car-based soft lacking (or perhaps more not needing) the off-road-engineered chops in Land Rover’s small CUV

Jaguar product planner De Ploey explained to Car Advice, many groups around the [platform sharing] — Volkswagen Group is doing it all the — but I think we have to be He added, Jaguar is something different. It’s about but very much on-road capability.

That seems to gel our suspicions that the XQ, as it’s to be called, will share its with an upcoming small sedan, the oft-rumored X-Type

Still, we’d recommend any mention of a Jaguar crossover a grain of salt. Based on of the (quite compelling) statements by De Ploey against a Jag crossover and statements made by Jag’s boss, Ian Callum, the case a leaper-bearing crossover seems If a high-rider were to arrive Jaguar, though, the article that it’d be more in with the BMW X6 or upcoming X4 — of a coupe-based crossover. Like we grain of salt. If a Jag crossover is to arrive soon, the upcoming Motor Show is the most locale for its debut.

We’ll out in a few weeks.

Jaguar may join the small-car parade

Tue, 13 Aug 10:01:00 EST

Was it right for Chevrolet to the 1975 Corvette’s base to 165 horsepower? Was Aston Martin to make the Toyota iQ-based Is BMW crazy to be testing the new 1 Series three-cylinder engines and front-wheel

It seems now, just as in the and 1980s, that emissions and social considerations are driving automakers to adopt unbefitting to maintain acceptance in the eyes of and consumers. Jaguar has jumped on the and is considering development of small, front-wheel-drive cars to help Jaguar Land Rover’s vehicle CO2 levels in light of European emissions regulations, reports.

By 2020, the European expects the model range of manufacturer to average 95 grams per which is a new law passed by the European in April. Manufacturers who make than 300,000 vehicles per must meet these and JLR is expected to be producing up to 700,000 per year by then. CO2 regulations 2020 will only get as EU politicians already are talking lowering CO2 levels to between 68 and 78 g/km. (To put that in perspective, posits that driving a charged electric vehicle in produces about 75 g/km factoring in the power-generation infrastructure.)

Jaguar has some choices but so far they all have drawbacks. It develop a new, compact architecture for a line of compact but the investment required for such a could be prohibitively expensive. has been looking into the Land Rover Evoque for a small SUV, Autocar but Land Rover brand John Edwards raises with such a plan, it may not be financially feasible.

Ferrari to lead Jaguar North

Jaguar has announced that Curry will be serving as the new North American vice effective August 13. The move is a for Jag, which lured away from his previous as VP of marketing for Ferrari North and is further evidence of just how Jaguar’s comeback has gotten.

has spent over 20 years in the industry, and has worked with SiriusXM and Land Rover, he made his start in the industry. His responsibilities with Jaguar cover marketing communications, relationship management, and product

Jaguar Land Rover’s American president, Andy heaped praise on the brand’s addition saying, Jeff with him extensive automotive and marketing experience, critical in leading-edge technologies and a personal for automobiles.

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