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Land Rover May Soon Launch a Defender SVR

Output is expected to be more than 600 horsepower. Boosted V8 may potentially be BMW-sourced. Chassis upgrades are likely too. Earlier this year, Land Rover announced the coming of a 518-horsepower V8-powered version of its extremely hot Defender. Up until then, the most powerful...

Defender’s Triumphant Return: Already Brand’s Second-Best Seller

The Land Rover Defender's rebirth is a hit with buyers and the board members alike Narrowly missed being best-selling Land Rover last quarter Like everyone else in the auto industry, Jaguar Land Rover is seeing constraints due to the semiconductor shortage. Despite that, company...

Jaguar Land Rover Boss Says Automaker Still Working on Reliability

Efforts so far have shown success, but CEO says work still ongoing JLR CEO previously said reliability costing 100,000 sales The head of Jaguar Land Rover says the company's efforts to improve quality are working. Warranty costs are down massively from last year. And...

Land Rover Fitting Defender With Hydrogen Fuel Cell

JLR Predicts 10m Fuel Cell vehicles by end of decade Project Zeus in collaboration with Advanced Propulsion Centre Land Rover is working on a hydrogen fuel cell, and they've begun developing a Defender that packs the technology to help. Testing of the FCEV Land...

Jaguar Land Rover Struggling to Meet Defender, PHEV Demand

Company says it expected 5k Defenders a month, selling 7k 12-month wait for some PHEV models Jaguar Land Rover's latest plug-in models, as well as the new Defender, are extremely popular. So popular that a new report says the automaker has a backlog of...

Heritage Customs Makes Land Rover Defender With Extra Rust

Spray-on metals allow for new levels of custom-look components Can coat any plastic parts, inside or out "Looking for a rusty Defender? Heritage Customs has got your back!" Yes, that's exactly how the press release starts for the new Heritage Customs version of the...

Canada Seeking to Introduce New Luxury Tax on High-End Cars

Proposed luxury tax would apply to cars and trucks costing more than $100K. Tax would amount to either 10% of full price or 20% of price exceeding $100K. If the budget is accepted, the tax would go into effect on January 1st, 2022. The...

Prince Phillip to be Transported to Rest in a Land Rover Defender He Designed

Casket carried by army-spec Defender on eight-minute procession Land Rovers an integral part of life of Royals Prince Phillip's body will be transported in his funeral procession in a vehicle he designed himself. The Duke of Edinburgh is said to have planned ahead designing...

Three-Row Land Rover Defender Coming Soon

More-seats for Defender 130 Three-row Defender expected within 18 months Another new Land Rover Defender is on the way, the automaker has confirmed. This time a longer version will add a third row of seats, and this time those extra chairs will likely face...

Jaguar Land Rover Figures That Quality Issues Cost Them 100,000 Sales Annually

JLR has long suffered a reputation for poor reliability and quality. Customers are well aware of this and shying away in droves, costing JLR huge sales. Jaguar, and Land Rover, going back quite a while, have never been considered as reliable vehicles. We recall...