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2015 Range Rover Gets Updated Diesel V6

The All New 2015 Range Rover & Range Rover Sport

The 2015 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport are the only full size SUV’s on the market that has an all-aluminum-made car body. This is not only state-of-the-art in the SUV sector, but also a very advanced technology in the civilian passenger car industry.

For the 2015 model year, Land Rover has made some enhancements to its diesel engine variants, and also introduced some really awesome electronic features to the whole product line.


Please note that Land Rover does not sell any diesel versions of the 2015 Range Rover or Range Rover Sport in the US market, so US customers will not see the updated diesel V6 mentioned below.

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Land Rover Starts Evoque Production in China

Yesterday, Jaguar Land Rover’s new China factory, located in Changshu, Jiangsu province, officially started its production. This marks the completion of JLR’s first step in product localization process in the China market.


The JLR China factory is a 50:50 joint venture between JLR and Chery Automobile (a Chinese automobile company).


If you are wondering whenever each foreign auto maker wants to setup a factory in China, why it need to cooperate with a Chiese automobile company in the form of joint venture? The simple answer that the Chinese government offers significantly better benefits/tax exemptions for such incorporation form...

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Land Rover Released The 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR

Today Land Rover unwrapped the high performance model of the 2015 Range Rover, it is called the “Range Rover Sport SVR”.

Below are some of the essence features of the Range Rover Sport SVR, you won’t find this summary in any other places:

– The only SUV that has full aluminum body construction
– Same V8 engine as the one in the Jaguar XKR-S
– ZF-sourced 8HP70 8-speed transmission
– Electronic limited-slip central differential, 50:50 default F/R torque distribution
– 2-speed transfer case with off-road gear
– eLSD rear differential with torque-vectoring functionality
– Official Nürburgring lap time: 8’14”

The major difference between the SVR model and the Rover Sport Supe...

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Actually How Many People Lease Their Cars?

We always hear the idea of leasing cars, or maybe you are already leasing a car at this moment. There are also debates whether leasing or purchasing saves you more money. There is no absolute answer for this question because the final cost depends heavily on your income/expense/tax situations, therefore it is case by case.

In US, since you do not own the title of the leased car (the leasing company that owns the tile), this is classified as an operating lease...

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Land Rover Will Build Evoque and LR2 in China

Back in 2012, Jaguar Land Rover signed contract with Chinese auto maker Chery Automobile, to set up a manufacture plant in Changshu, a city in China’s Jiangsu province. This is a 50:50 joint venture. Below image is the ceremony of start construction of the factory in Nov.18, 2012.


The factory will be completed in the 4th quarter of this year, and its annual production volume will reach 130,000 units.

The first model the Land Rover Chinese factory will produce is the Evoque, and the second model (not finally decided yet) will be the next generation of LR2. The Chinese built Evoque is already revealed in last week’s 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show.


The long term road map of the ...

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