Monthly: February 2016

Monthly: February 2016

Jaguar Land Rover Set to Use Recycled Aluminium for New Cars


Following the car maker’s eight-year research project with the world’s leading aluminium recycler, Novelis, all models of the Jaguar Land Rover will be using innovative recycled aluminium, the RC5754. The new recycled alloy will be integrated into the brand’s new passenger cars. The RC5754 is made of 75% recycled content and was first used in last year’s new Jaguar XKE launch. According to Pierre…

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Land Rover Introduces the “World’s Most Luxurious Road Trip”


Land Rover teams up with renowned luxury travel partner Abercrombie & Kent to create the most luxurious road trip on Earth, which is a 21-day journey covering five continents, eight countries, and nine of the best hotels in the world. Utilizing the Range Rover SVAutobiography, the trip lets the driver explore the greatest driving routes as well. The luxury price tag is AU$197,000. Aside…

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Awesome Facts About the Land Rover Defender – Part 1


This iconic 4×4 has already stopped production, but it has made the Defender one of the most sought- after vehicles in Rover history. Here are some facts about this 2-m selling SUV. The original series I Land Rover was powered by a four-cylinder 1.6-litre engine that provides just 50bhp. It cost £450 in 1948. A total of 2,016,933 Series Land Rovers and Defenders have…

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What’s the Legal Way to Buy a New and Imported Land Rover? Go to Japan!


While getting a new Land Rover Defender in the U.S. without the danger of the government seizing your car is practically impossible, it’s not the same situation in Japan, where you can buy the prized Rover easy as pie. Japan’s market is wide open to the new Defenders. 3,225 Land Rovers were brought into Japan last year, according to data provided by the…

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New Land Rover’s New Full-Size Discovery is Now on Testing


The new replacement for the Discovery 4 was seen on a test drive in Europe. The Discovery 5 will boast seven-seat family hauling and strong off-road credentials, just like its older brother. It was reported that the newer model will have a more fluid design, smaller windows, and softer front end. In comparison, the previous Discovery looks more like a bush basher. Gerry McGovern,…

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David Beckham’s Former Range Rover, Sold at AU$16k More Than Asking Price


Okay, the auction for this beautiful baby happened December last year, but it’s still worth checking out the special car that Becks once proudly owned. The customised 2007 Range Rover Sport was snapped up at the auction for AU$64,000 which is more than AU$16,000 over its expected price. Customised by British design house Khan, Beckham’s former ride comes with twin screens in the back and…

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Which Parent Company Does Your Car Belong To?


Here’s a bit of a guide to which parent companies make and own which cars. Tata of India currently has Jag and Land Rover. Things seem to be going well with someone who really wants it at the controls. I wonder if that rumour of the Defender manufacturing gear being sent to India for an ongoing Asia spec Defender might come true.…

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