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24-hour production

Working round the clock to meet Evoque demand

HUGE demand for the Range Rover Evoque has led to yet another first for the carmaker. The 4,500-strong workforce at the company’s Halewood plant has switched to 24-hour working for the first time in a bid to keep up with orders. Launched in July 2011, the Evoque has been a massive hit worldwide, finding success […]

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Land Rover reaches another summit with award

THE design of cars such as the Evoque pictured above has led to Land Rover being named the 2012 Car Maker Of The Year in the 2012 Motor Trader Awards. This accolade is a reflection of Land Rover’s efforts over the years to produce a bigger and better range of vehicles and its financial performance […]

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Land Rover Defender

Special edition of iconic Defender

WHEN the going gets tough… the tough get going! And it would appear that Land Rover has adopted that motto as it has brought out a special edition of its rough, tough Defender. The XTech Special Edition gives the iconic off-roader even more rugged appeal. The model is just as capable as ever, but the […]

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From a different time, but it’s still a British great

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Land Rover Defender 90 Coming over all patriotic, IAN LAMMING drivers a British institution – the Land Rover Defender 90 Stationwagon. THE neighbour stopped me in my tracks – literally and metaphorically – and she’s never done that before. “Ooh, I like your car,” she told me. And she’s never […]

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Hyundai Sante Fe is big on value for a full-size 4×4

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi Style A big 4×4 which won’t break the bank, DAVID HOOPER puts the latest version of Hyundai’s Santa Fe to the test. A CONSIDERABLE amount of time has passed since I last drove a Santa Fe and having just spent a week reacquainting myself with […]

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Boldly go where you’ve never been before

The 2011 winners Glacier in a Greenhouse cross a river to try to find a drivable track into Eiriksjokull (Eirik’s Glacier) in Iceland.  (Picture: David Benhamou)   LAND Rover has launched its Go Beyond Bursary for 2012 at the Explore weekend held by the Royal Geographical Society (with IGB). The RGS is one of six Global […]

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Freelander ‘ideal car when weather gets nasty’

LAND ROVER FREELANDER ROAD TEST Land Rover’s excellent Freelander is equally at home on road, or off. With freezing conditions just around the corner, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says Freelander drivers will have little to worry about this winter. WITH September’s Indian summer now behind us, autumn is here, the leaves are falling off the […]

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Range Rover Evoque Plus, Plus, Plus . . .

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: RANGE ROVER EVOQUE The new Range Rover Evoque which has just been named Motor Trend “SUV of the Year”. On his Evoque, Motoring Writer TOM SCANLAN (slightly tongue-in-cheek) wants the whole lot. The Evoque is a Range Rover. Maybe, considering its dimensions, it could have been a Land Rover. Anyway, […]

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