As the GLR Freelander has its MOT tomorrow, I decided to get some new tyres as the current ones were getting close to the legal limit. I’ve always bought Michelin tyres as although they are more expensive than other tyres, I find they tend to last longer. This last set has lasted just under 35,000 miles according to my records…. Read more »
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 »
Due to technical issues with the current GLR theme we have decided to change the look/feel of the site. This is the 2nd change since the site started almost 6 1/2 years ago!
Whilst browsing through the Freelander 2 forum a few weeks ago, I came across this post detailing how to fit front bumper shields to the Freelander 2 front valance.
The Tefal men at GLR have taken advantage of the new .uk domains. This means we have a shiny URL of www.greenlandrover.uk. This will save you typing 4 extra characters now. Just think of what you could do with all that time! The old URL of www.greenlandover.org.uk will re-direct to here so don’t worry if you forget.
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 »
Today we are celebrating our 6th birthday here at GLR Towers. Lots of things have happened in the past years and there are blog posts a plenty to show this. We haven’t blogged that much of late but, on my part, I think that’s because I’m not as inspired by the Freelander 2 as I was with my previous Freelanders…. Read more »
It’s that time of year again and the GLR Freelander is due for MOT. As usual Terry from Ultimate Land Rover picked it up first thing and it was returned at the end of the day with a new MOT. Top service and highly recommended! I’m still torn as to whether to sell the Freelander and get a small car for… Read more »
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 »
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 »