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Land Rover releases new Discovery Sport

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 »

Roger Crathorne to retire

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 »

Happy Birthday GLR

Today is our 5th birthday! Both Ian and I have been posting for that long! Seems like only yesterday since we started this little folly way back then.  Here’s our first post: – Things have changed quite a lot since then. We have a nice shiny new look and the GLR fleet has changed. Anyhow enough of the nostalgia, it’s… Read more »

Freelander: What’s in a name?

According to an article published by Autocar today Land Rover is intending to drop the Freelander name when the new model is launched late next year. Speculation is that the Freelander will join the Discovery ‘family’ to streamline the model lineage, it’s also expected that the new model will be based on an elongated Evoque platform. The Freelander name hasn’t… Read more »

Land Rover Celebrate 65 Years of Production

Today marks the 65th anniversary of the Land Rover going in to production. To celebrate the 65th anniversary of HUE 166 (the first series I as it was to become known), or ‘Huey’ as it has become known within the Land Rover community rolling off the production line, Land Rover will releasing a limited edition Defender known simply as the… Read more »