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  • Is the Autobiography Black the coolest Range Rover yet? It's certainly the most expensive
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    Is the Autobiography Black the coolest Range Rover yet? It's certainly the most expensive

    By 28 October 2013

    Land Rover has a new long-wheelbase Range Rover, and it's been the recent favourite of many A-listers including Daniel Craig, Chris Hemsworth and Brad Pitt, to name a few. Set to launch as the Range Rover Autobiography Black, it's touted as the auto maker's...

  • 2014 Range Rover Sport unveiled with lighter look, new tech inside
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    2014 Range Rover Sport unveiled with lighter look, new tech inside

    By 27 March 2013

    Land Rover has unveiled its new 2014 Range Rover Sport at a media event in New York. It was complete with an unveil from James Bond actor Daniel Craig, showing off the exterior's super-sleek design and some sweet changes inside. The instrument cluster...

  • Land Rover Electric Defender Research Vehicle unveiled at Geneva Motor Show
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    Land Rover Electric Defender Research Vehicle unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

    By 1 March 2013

    Land Rover has lifted the lid on seven new Electric Defender models ahead of next week's Geneva Motor Show. Keeping the same touch Defender body and properties, the diesel engine and gearbox have been replaced by a 70kW (94bhp), 330Nm electric motor...

  • Tackling a Land Rover Experience day with the all-new Range Rover
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    Tackling a Land Rover Experience day with the all-new Range Rover

    By 30 January 2013

    The first time Pocket-lint jumped into the new fourth-generation Range Rover was in Morocco. The weather was hot, the terrain soft and fast, but the relevance to a UK driver virtually nil. While it showed us what the "all-new" Range Rover could achieve,...

  • Nokia PureView chief leaves for Jaguar Land Rover
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    Nokia PureView chief leaves for Jaguar Land Rover

    By 26 November 2012

    In what is likely to be a huge blow to the Finnish company, Nokia has lost its chief imaging head, Damien Dinning, the man responsible for its camera phone division, of which he was seen as a key driving force. Dinning, who has been with Nokia since...

  • Range Rover TDV6 Autobiography pictures and hands-on
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    Range Rover TDV6 Autobiography pictures and hands-on

    By 26 October 2012

    The Range Rover arguably invented the sport utility vehicle genre when it was launched in 1970. The brainchild of engineer Spen King, his objective was to build the ultimate go-anywhere vehicle. Later it became the default choice for those looking to...

  • Skyfall: Behind the scenes with Land Rover
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    Skyfall: Behind the scenes with Land Rover

    By 26 October 2012

    The opening sequence of the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, sees Bond give chase in a Land Rover Defender 110 through the streets of Istanbul. The action is fast paced, dangerous and all at close quarters. There are no CGI or projected backdrops behind...

  • Land Rover Discovery 4 SDV6 HSE review
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    Land Rover Discovery 4 SDV6 HSE review

    By 21 August 2012

    A car industry executive once told us that no matter how good his company’s new model was, he knew it wasn’t going to sell many, because people in the UK were badge snobs. Look around you at how many BMWs and Audis there are on the road, and its hard...

  • Range Rover Evoque convertible concept
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    Range Rover Evoque convertible concept

    By 27 February 2012

    Land Rover will show off a new convertible Evoque at the Geneva Motor Show in early March. The company says the the Range Rover Evoque convertible concept is the "world's first premium convertible SUV". It certainly looks premium to us, in fact it looks...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)

    By 9 September 2011

    Ah, the humble sport of egg chasing. How we remember it fondly from our school days. Rugby isn't like football you see, it's a game for gentleman. You wouldn't see a rugby player feigning injury or bellowing expletives only inches from a referees face....

  • Tesco to offer Sonim's Land Rover S1 rugged phone
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    Tesco to offer Sonim's Land Rover S1 rugged phone

    By 10 July 2009

    Retail giant Tesco has announced that it's going to be selling Sonim's ruggeder-than-thou Land Rover S1 phone, in an attempt to help out the one-third of young people that the company claims break their phone on holiday. Dropping it on the floor and into...

  • Land Rover S1 priced for the UK
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    Land Rover S1 priced for the UK

    By 16 June 2009

    The Land Rover S1 by Sonim that we brought you news of from February's Mobile World Congress event has now been priced and dated to go on sale in the UK. Aimed at not just owners of the 4 x 4 vehicles, the phone is a grrrr-tastic, super-rugged effort...

  • Land Rover S1 mobile phone
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    Land Rover S1 mobile phone

    By 19 February 2009

    Roving around the show floor at Mobile World Congress, we got our hands on the forthcoming Land Rover S1 handset, said to be the first of several projects from Land Rover and Sonim, so we grabbed a few pictures. Technical features include Bluetooth, 2-megapixel...

  • Land Rover phone promises to be tough
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    Land Rover phone promises to be tough

    By 15 February 2009

    It might be struggling to sell cars, but that hasn't stopped Land Rover teaming up with tough phone maker Sonim to release the Land Rover S1 at Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona. The new handset, the S1, is the first product in a series of...

  • Land Rover LRX concept car
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    Land Rover LRX concept car

    By 18 July 2008

    Land Rover has made a rather bold claim for the LRX concept car - "it incorporated technologies with the potential to make it the cleanest car in its class". The design uses light weight materials and ensures low drag and drivers have the option of a...

  • Freelander 2 gets iPod dock and more
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    Freelander 2 gets iPod dock and more

    By 4 December 2006

    Land Rover’s all-new Freelander 2 goes on sale in the UK this week, and a range of accessories for the mid-sized 4x4 have been announced. An audio connectivity module allows you to integrate an iPod nano, iPod 30+60GB and iPod Photo (version 4), using...

  • Range Rover's new diesel incapable of accepting petrol
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    Range Rover's new diesel incapable of accepting petrol

    By 10 October 2006

    Range Rover’s new flagship diesel version will be the first production car to have a special system built in to prevent drivers filling the tank with petrol instead of diesel. With modern diesel cars behaving more like petrol-powered vehicles than ever...

  • Land Rover sets prices for Freelander 2
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    Land Rover sets prices for Freelander 2

    By 20 September 2006

    Punters will be able to pick Land Rover’s all-new Freelander 2 from £20,935 when it hits showrooms at the end of the year. Rising to £33,990 for the fully pimped version, it had its debut at the British International Motor Show 2006 in London and,...

  • Land Rover Defender gets to get makeover for 2007
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    Land Rover Defender gets to get makeover for 2007

    By 22 August 2006

    Some cars grow old and die, others mature with age - Land Rover’s Defender, however, is probably immortal. Comprehensive changes are scheduled for the 2007 Defender, which won’t realy make it look or feel much different but give the impression that...

  • 4x4 sales decline for the first time
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    4x4 sales decline for the first time

    By 16 August 2006

    Has the Chelsea tractor had its day? Quite possibly, according to new figures released today that show a dip in 4x4 sales for the first time ever. Following years of condemnation from green politicians and ecological lobby groups, as well as tax hikes...

  • Land Rover Freelander gets official launch at British Motor Show
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    Land Rover Freelander gets official launch at British Motor Show

    By 20 July 2006

    Land Rover has officially launched its new look Land Rover Freelander at the British Motor Show in London this week. The new model featured alongside an updated, 2007 model year Range Rover TDV8, a Range Rover Sport TDV6 and a Discovery 3 TDV6 on the...