2020 Land Rover Defender 110 Review

Peter Anderson takes the new Land Rover Defender, fresh off the boat, for its first run on Australian roads (and muddy tracks). You know the old joke. The second album is always the hardest. Land Rover knew that so put off the second Defender for almost seven decades. We get sniffy about a car that hasn’t been replaced in over seven years (ASX, I’m looking at you) but seven decades? Almost unheard of. And that’s partly because there was no need. The other reason was that Land Rover was busy…

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2019 Range Rover Evoque Cars 

2019 Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover’s current purple patch started with the LRX concept penned by Rob Melville, head of McLaren design. Then, as now, Land Rover’s design team is run by Gerry McGovern, the kind of fellow who knows a good thing when he sees it. After what seems like a hundred years on sale, the car that kicked off the renaissance and introduced the world mud-plugging to Victoria Beckham, has been replaced. The Range Rover Evoque second generation is here and it’s…well it’s pretty similar. And that’s not a bad thing. The…

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Land Rover Defender Works V8 Cars 

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Is Bonkers

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Announced               Land Rover has gone a bit overboard in its 70th Anniversary year, producing the Defender Works V8. As most of you probably already know, the Defender went out of production a couple of years back after many decades in service. Over the years it scored little in the way of creature comforts. Less attention was paid only to the styling, which barely changed. You can imagine the consternation in the Defender project corner every time a new…

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