Monthly: May 2016

Monthly: May 2016

2017 Range Rover Sport to Get Minor Tweaks


Minor changes to the exterior are due for the latest Range Rover Sport, which is expected to hit production next year. Pictures of the development prototype have already surfaced and one can seethe new look of the grille, which shows a honeycomb design. Adjustments to the front bumper are also visible. Compared to the current Rover Sport model, the foglight strips of the…

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Duchess of Cambridge Opens Land Rover BAR Headquarters’ Tech Deck


Looking as lovely as ever in her Alexander McQueen ensemble, Kate Middleton graced the Land Rover BAR America’s Cup headquarters and opened the new sailing education centre in Portsmouth. She opened the “Tech Deck,” where people can view the building of the America’s Cup boats up close.   The 1851 Trust, in which the Duchess serves as royal patron, provides training for…

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UK Government Fully Supports Jaguar Land Rover’s Expansion Plans in Coventry


According to Business Secretary Sajid Javid, the government will do whatever it takes to make sure that the company’s Coventry expansion plans will be a success. In a statement to the Telegraph during his visit to the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick, “What we’ve seen from Jaguar Land Rover – in past five years especially – is a tripling of…

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Jaguar Land Rover Gets Exclusive Deal to Buy Silverstone


After a vote by the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC), Jaguar Land Rover was granted exclusive negotiations in its bid to buy the circuit. The deal was given by Silverstone owners. The vote was decided at the April 7 meeting of the BRDC. The deal is rumoured to be worth around GBP 33 million. The deal specifies that BRDC will still own the…

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Timing belt services – How do I know if my car needs one?


Here is a list of Land Rover Vehicles, showing whether or not they have a cam belt or timing chains. Many engines have timing chains driving the valve gear. These chains are high quality material, guided by special chain guides, driving the cams on sprockets like push bike chains. These systems are lubricated by the engine oil system, and generally last…

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Land Rover to Create “New” Series 1 Vehicles


The company is set to produce re-created versions of its original Series 1 line, a famous 4×4 which first rolled out in 1948. Each “new” vehicle will cost around GBP 60,000 to GBP 80,000 and will feature an 80-inch or 86-inch chassis model. Land Rover will be using existing Series 1 vehicles will be carefully chosen by the company’s team of experts. Each vehicle…

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