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14 Capitals in 14 Days

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On the 18th of September Mark Pattenden will be setting out on a 14 day challenge to visit 14 capital cities in 14 days or less covering in excess of 6600 miles in his Discovery II using where possible, tracks and minor roads only. His goal is to raise £10000+ for the British Limbless Ex Service Men’s Association (BLESMA), Mark… Read more »

DC100 & DC100 ‘Sport’ break cover

Today saw Land Rover unveil two concepts at the Frankfurt motor show, the DC100 and the DC100 ‘Sport’. These two concepts gave us a glimpse at what the replacement for the current venerable Defender may look like when it is launched in 2015. Land Rover’s design director Gerry McGovern hinted in his speech that technology and design will be at… Read more »

2012 Defender

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Land Rover has announced that the 2012 model year Defender will be fitted with a 2.2l diesel engine to meet the EU5 emission regulations and replace the out-going EU4 2.4l engine. It will also be fitted with a diesel particulate filter and Land Rover claim that performance, torque and economy will remain unchanged. More details can be found on the… Read more »

Evoque Unleashed tickets arrive

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Following on from the Evoque Live event. Land Rover have followed up by inviting attendees to apply for tickets for the “Evoque Unleashed” event. Within an hour of receiving the email inviting me to apply I’d secured a place. Well the tickets arrived today and this is what they looked like.               Not sure… Read more »

Discovery 4 scoops more awards

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Land Rover is celebrating yet more success with the Discovery 4. It’s been awarded ‘best tow car’ for the second year running in the 1900KG category and the commercial variant has been awarded best anti-theft protection in the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards. The full details can be viewed on the Land Rover press release here Picture copyright Land Rover

Evoque Live

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        Today the GLR team took up their invitations to the ‘Evoque Live’ launch event at the NEC Birmingham. We arrived 10 minutes before the start of the event and handed over our ticket confirmations and in return were given a credit card sized piece of card with a picture of an Evoque printed on it (our… Read more »