Fitting a Rear Power Socket in a Freelander 2

I’ve wanted a power socket in the boot since I’ve owned my current Freelander. I’ve had one in all the previous Freelanders I’ve owned. I generally use them for powering my coolbox but have used it for powering a small compressor for pumping up tyres. Not long after I bought the current Freelander, I had to take it in for… Read more »

Land Rover releases new Discovery Sport

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Land Rover has released the new Discovery Sport. The full story can be found on their website and  a there is good write up by Auto Express. Well according to Auto Express the new Disco Sport is “another stunning Land Rover design from Gerry McGovern”. I couldn’t agree less. It seems Land Rover are moving further from their brand origins and… Read more »

Land Rover Freelander to be replaced by Discovery Sport

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I was somewhat saddened to learn that Land Rover has announced the demise of the Freelander. It is to be replaced by the ‘Discovery Sport’.Various sites including Land Rover are running the story:- Land Rover Official Site “The New Age of Discovery” Auto Express – “Land Rover Discovery Sport 2014 price & release date” Auto Car – Land Rover Discovery Sport… Read more »

Roger Crathorne to retire

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The man often citied as ‘Mr Land Rover’ has announced that he is to retire from the company after 50 years service. Roger Crathorne joined Land Rover in 1963 as an engineering apprentice. Roger then worked his way through the company working on the development of the Range Rover and was instrumental in setting up the Land Rover ‘Experience’ before… Read more »