Posts from ‘Land Rover’

Jun
09

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible

by Don Sikora II

Note: The following story was excerpted from the February 2017 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.

At first glance, the 2017 Range Rover Evoque convertible is an unlikely new offering from the British brand best known for classy sport-utility wagons that can go darn near anywhere. I must admit my early thoughts when hearing about the soft-top Evoque included visions of the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet—which answered a question no one was asking—and a colorfully worded version of “what are they thinking?”

Dec
08
2016 Range Rover LWB

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged LWB in Waitomo Grey (an $1800 color option)

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged LWB    2015 Audi Q5

Class: Premium Large SUV

Miles Driven: 267

Fuel Used: 18.3 gallons

Nov
23
2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Toyota C-HR: Proving that small crossovers are a big draw.

2016 LA Auto Show LogoPerhaps because it’s the first major auto show of the season (and perhaps because it’s set, of course, in California – the tail that wags the fashion dog), the Los Angeles Auto Show often establishes trends later followed at the other major shows.

Oct
27
 Jaguar Activity Key

Are your keys too big or cumbersome to carry around? Jaguar may have the solution.

For active-lifestyle types and other folks who participate in activities where carrying a traditional key fob is a burden, Jaguar offers an intriguing new solution. Per Jaguar, its new Activity Key…

Makes living life to the fullest even easier. For extra convenience, you can wear the Activity Key if you prefer not to carry a key fob. The wristband is robust and fully waterproof. It allows you to enjoy a range of activities – from skydiving to swimming – and keep your car key with you. You can use the Activity Key while keys remain in the car as the conventional key fob is deactivated for security.

Apr
08
Land Rover Range Rover sport HSE Td6

Fitted with the new turbodiesel V6, the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE starts at $72,445 including destination–about $1500 more than with the standard supercharged gas V6. A host of options brought the bottom line of our test vehicle to just over $87,000.

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE Td6  2015 Audi Q5

Class: Premium Midsize SUV

Miles Driven: 205

Fuel Used: 8.8 gallons

Nov
04
Ranger Rover Sport SVR

2015 Range Rover Sport SVR

2015 Range Rover Sport SVR 2015 Audi Q5

Class: Premium Midsize Crossover

Dates tested: 10/19/2015 – 10/26/2015

Miles Driven: 311

Fuel Used: 22.5 gallons

Aug
26
2015 Ranger Rover HSE

Consumer Guide’s test 2015 Land Rover Range Rover arrived in HSE trim. Including the destination charge, our well-equipped test truck came to $96,386.

Consumer Guide 2015 Land Rover Range Rover HSE

Class: Premium Large Crossover

Dates tested: 8/03/2015 – 8/10/2015

Miles Driven: 424

Fuel Used: 23.2

Jun
29
Range Rover Sport

Land Rover Range Rover Sport at Cedar Valley Cheese in Belgium, Wisconsin.

I don’t eat fish. I mention this because I recently snapped a picture of Consumer Guide’s test Audi SQ5 next to a fish shop. But Don’s Dock, a kitschy seafood restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois, exudes an irresistible old-school charm that invites photography, and paying customers.

Apr
22
2015 Ranger Rover Sport

Consumer Guide’s test 2015 Range Rover Sport HSE arrived loaded with options. Including the destination charge, our test truck came to $82,027.

Consumer Guide 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE

Class: Premium Midsize Crossover

Dates tested: 4/06/2015 – 4/13/2015

Miles Driven: 673

Fuel Used: 35.4

Jan
29
Land Rover Discovery Sport

All new for 2015, the Discovery Sport will replace the LR2 in Land Rover showrooms.

Consumer GuideThis wasn’t your ordinary press preview.

First, the global launch of Land Rover’s new entry-level vehicle took place in Iceland… in January. And as one might expect of a country bordering the Arctic Circle in the middle of winter, it wasn’t exactly balmy there.

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