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Land Rover aims for all-terrain autonomy

Land Rover aims for all-terrain autonomy

Public trust of autonomous cars is at a low point thanks in large part to high profile fatal accidents such as the Uber vehicle that killed a pedestrian. Land Rover is still pushing forward with autonomy, and in the case of the venerable off-road brand, it wants all-terrain autonomy. Land Rover is developing off-road self-driving tech in a project called CORTEX.

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Range Rover Velar gets new engine options and safety tech

Range Rover Velar gets new engine options and safety tech

Range Rover has announced that its mid-size Velar SUV has new engine options and has gained new safety tech. New engine options include a D275 3.0L V6 diesel engine making 275ps and 625Nm of torque. The P340 is a 3.0L supercharged gas V6 that makes 340ps and 450Nm of torque.

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Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone is as rugged as an SUV

Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone is as rugged as an SUV

There is no shortage of car makers who lend their names and their aesthetics to smartphones. Many of those, however, are not only expensive but are sometimes just as fragile. In that regard, the Land Rover Explore is a class apart. Made by the Bullitt Group together with Land Rover, the Land Rover Explore phone is built for the great outdoors and has both the design and the features to match your off-road SUV. Preferably a Land Rover, of course.

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Range Rover Sport is the first vehicle to climb Heaven’s Gate

Range Rover Sport is the first vehicle to climb Heaven’s Gate

Cars are meant to drive on roads. Some are built to drive on treacherous ones. None, however, are meant to climb, yes climb, stairs, especially deadly steep stairs. Land Rover, however, just proved to the world that it has a car that can do both. The Range Rover Sport PHEV has just made a world record by not only driving through a dizzying 99 turns but also climbing the 45-degree 999 steps up the natural rock arch that is known as Heaven’s Gate.

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Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates Seven Decades of Rover

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates Seven Decades of Rover

Land Rover has announced a very cool off-roader that will get fans of the brand hot and bothered. The new vehicle marks the launch of a special limited-edition Land Rover Defender packing a 5.0L naturally aspirated V8 engine under the hood. The V8 makes 405PS and 515Nm of torque.

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Khan Flying Huntsman soft-top six-wheeler is meant for production

Khan Flying Huntsman soft-top six-wheeler is meant for production

Say the name Khan around a bunch of geeks and Star Trek comes to mind. Khan Automobiles has nothing to do with angry aliens looking to kill Kirk, Khan Automobiles is a coachbuilder from England that makes some very cool vehicles. Several years back the company unveiled a very cool six-wheeled version of the Land Rover Defender with a hard top called the Flying Huntsman.

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Land Rover Crams a Kitchen into a Discovery for Jamie Oliver

Land Rover Crams a Kitchen into a Discovery for Jamie Oliver

Land Rover has been busy of late doing some oddly cool things to promote the Discovery SUV. The Discovery towed a massive road train across the Australian outback. Now Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has teamed up with Jamie Oliver to cram a dream kitchen into the Discovery for cooking on the go. The bespoke SUV has all manner of cooking gadgets including an ice cream maker and wheels that churn butter as you drive.

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Land Rover Discovery hauls 110-ton Aussie road train across the Outback

Land Rover Discovery hauls 110-ton Aussie road train across the Outback

Land Rover wants people interested in the new Discovery to know it can tow a lot of weight. While most Discovery buyers will never tow anything, much less take the capable SUV off-road, Land Rover hooked the Discovery to a 100-meter long road train that weighs in at 110 tons. A road train is a big rig that hauls multiple trailers in its wake, in this case seven of them.

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Land Rover Discovery SVX aims at off-road enthusiasts

Land Rover Discovery SVX aims at off-road enthusiasts

Land Rover has unveiled a new off-roader at the Frankfurt Motor Show that it says is a preview of the ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Discovery. The Discovery SVX packs in a 5.0L supercharged V8 engine that makes 525PS or about 525hp. Land Rover says that this is the most extreme Land Rover yet and that the vehicle has go-anywhere capability thanks to increased ground clearance, body and suspension lifts, and more wheel articulation along with all-terrain tires.

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Lyft picks up $25m and a self-driving car deal from Jaguar Land Rover

Lyft picks up $25m and a self-driving car deal from Jaguar Land Rover

With Uber making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately, arch rival Lyft has been focusing on cutting deals and raising cash, with Jaguar Land Rover latest to invest. The automaker has pumped $25m into the ride-sharing service, courtesy of its InMotion mobility services business. However, the deal will also include Jaguar Land Rover supplying cars to Lyft drivers, which could mean a big upgrade on your next commute.

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5 things you need to know about driving the 2017 Land Rover Discovery SUV off-road

5 things you need to know about driving the 2017 Land Rover Discovery SUV off-road

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery is more than just the latest family-friendly luxury SUV from the British brand. It also goes above and beyond when it comes to tackling off-road terrain that would have most other sport-utility vehicles in its class breaking out the maps to try to find a paved road around. That the Discovery is so effective on road and off, without compromising daily driving comfort, is an impressive accomplishment, and also a big part of what differentiates Land Rover from its rivals Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi.

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2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive: Unstoppable 7-seat SUV redux

2017 Land Rover Discovery First Drive: Unstoppable 7-seat SUV redux

It was only a matter of time before Land Rover got around to dusting its most popular family SUV with the same magic that has dramatically overhauled the brand's Range Rover line-up of luxury people movers. The 2017 Land Rover Discovery breaks with the past by abandoning its truck-like platform for a more modern design, while simultaneously getting back in touch with its heritage by reviving the long-dormant - in North America, at least - Discovery name.

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