Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Introduced

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept was officially introduced today, its aimed at leisure vehicles segment. The new Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept`s design is heavily insipred from the Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover and the Range Rover Sport. Continue reading Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Introduced

Land Rover ZF World’s First Nine-Speed Automatic Transmission

Land Rover ZF

Land Rover will demonstrate the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission for a passenger car at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The ZF 9HP transmission is designed for transverse applications, and is one of the most efficient and technically advanced transmissions ever used in a production vehicle. Land Rover is the lead partner with ZF on this project. Continue reading Land Rover ZF World’s First Nine-Speed Automatic Transmission

The Remapped Edition

In which we bring you motoring news from around the Web:

• A software mapping glitch has been faulted for the stalling and rough idling experienced by owners of the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ, the rear-drive sport coupes co-developed by the Japanese automakers. As a fix, Toyota and Subaru are offering to reset affected vehicles’ engine control units, or E.C.U.’s, if the vehicles have fewer than 100 miles on the odometer. If they have more than 100 miles, the unit will be replaced at no cost to the owner of an FR-S, but Subaru insists the resetting, or reflash, of the E.C.U. would sufficiently address the problem and is not offering to replace it for the BRZ. (Automotive News)

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Land Rover Is Working on a Diesel Hybrid and Two-Wheel Drive

Land Rover, a storied British brand that is virtually synonymous with four-wheel drive, has announced a two-wheel drive option for its new compact Range Rover, based on the LRX Concept. The new vehicle, which a Land Rover news release described as “the lightest, most fuel-efficient Range Rover ever,” is scheduled for 2011 availability.

“A two-wheel drive option is just one way in which we are developing our vehicles’ efficiency whilst adding to the Land Rover range and expanding our customer base,” said Land Rover’s managing director, Phil Popham. “We will continue to make the ‘worlds finest all-terrain vehicles’ for those customers who require four-wheel drive but will also now offer an alternative to those that don’t.”
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