Exclusive: Aussie Invader 5R rocket-car to attempt land speed record and 1000mph in 2022 | CarAdvice

The 150,000kW Perth-built rocket car aims to reach 1609km/h – 1000mph – in the Australian desert next year. The Aussie Invader 5R rocket-car will attempt to break the land speed record next year, a spokesperson for the project has revealed to CarAdvice. Founder and designer Rosco McGlashan (pictured below) will Continue Reading

2022 Land Rover Defender supercharged V8 is go! Due in Australia by July | CarAdvice

New supercharged V8 headlines a range of updates to the Land Rover Defender coming this year. The 2022 Land Rover Defender will soon have the option of a powerful new 5.0-litre supercharged V8 – as part of a broader range expansion – the British brand has confirmed. Ending months of Continue Reading

Tesla, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Land Rover among the least reliable brands – J.D. Power report | CarAdvice

The data analysis firm’s annual vehicle dependability survey found owners of Lexus, Porsche, and Kia cars reported fewer faults than other brands. Lexus has regained the top-spot in the annual J.D. Power vehicle dependability survey, while Land Rover has found itself at the bottom of the list for the second Continue Reading

Land Rover Defender ute on the cards, according to JLR executive director | CarAdvice

According to Nick Collins – the executive director of vehicle programmes at Jaguar Land Rover – there is currently enough customer demand to justify the addition of such a model to the Defender range. The Land Rover Defender line-up may soon get a dual-cab pick-up (or ute) variant, according to Continue Reading

2021 Land Rover Defender Works V8 Trophy unveiled: Classic Defender returns as V8-powered hero | CarAdvice

Powered by a modern 298kW 5.0-litre V8 mated to an eight-speed auto, the Defender Works V8 Trophy is limited to only 25 units. If you consider Land Rover’s new Defender is too refined and dignified to carry on the tradition of England’s most celebrated off-roader, then we’ve got good news Continue Reading

Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025, Land Rover to phase out diesel from 2026 | CarAdvice

In a radical overhaul, Jaguar and Land Rover will become pure electric brands over the next decade. Diesel phased out from 2026. Few Land Rovers and Range Rovers ever truly get off the beaten track, but the company is about to pull the handbrake on their ability to venture into Continue Reading

Land Rover sells one millionth Range Rover Sport | CarAdvice

The low-slung SUV is currently Land Rover’s best selling vehicle in Down Under. The top-spec model produces 473kW from its 5.0-litre supercharged V8 powerplant, sent to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission. As of 2021, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant is also on offer. The entry-level Range Rover Continue Reading

2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top one step closer to Australia | CarAdvice

Off-road SUV-turned-van certified for sale Down Under, but a local launch has yet to be officially confirmed. The 2021 Land Rover Defender Hard Top commercial vehicle has edged one step closer to Australia this week, with the brand certifying it for sale locally – however, Land Rover stopped short of Continue Reading

Bloodhound Land Speed Record project listed for sale | CarAdvice

The jet-powered car topped 1000km/h during an impressing testing session just two years ago, however a lack of funding in the interim has slammed the brakes on development. The well established Bloodhound LSR project – which has been attempting to break the land speed record since 2008 – is set Continue Reading

2020 Land Rover Discovery recalled with seatbelt fault | CarAdvice

A seatbelt anchor in the left-hand third-row seat may not perform as required during a collision, according to Jaguar Land Rover Australia. Jaguar Land Rover Australia has recalled nine examples of its Land Rover Discovery, citing a potential fault with the seatbelt anchors. The affected Discovery vehicles were sold between Continue Reading