•   
  •   

Cars First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted

18:31  07 december  2017
18:31  07 december  2017 Source:   autocar.co.uk

Liverpool linked with shock move for Ahmed Hegazi

  Liverpool linked with shock move for Ahmed Hegazi The Egyptian international has been in good form since arriving in England despite the Baggies’ poor start to the season. The Egyptian international has been in good form since arriving in England despite the Baggies’ poor start to the season. He has been largely utilised alongside Jonny Evans and has settled in well.

First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted in Britain. These are the first images of the next-generation Land Rover Defender , caught testing in mule

2019 LAND ROVER DEFENDER SPY SHOTS - Продолжительность: 1:17 Nice Videos 4 you 2 085 просмотров. 2019 Range Rover Evoque - OFFROAD TEST - Продолжительность: 12:21 CARS ARENA 8 689 просмотров.

These are the first images of the next-generation Land Rover Defender, caught testing in mule form under the cut-and-shut body of a Range Rover.

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Watched the Sun Set and It Will Take Your Breath Away

  NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Watched the Sun Set and It Will Take Your Breath Away It's the same sun, but the planet's weird atmosphere dyes the scene an eerie blue.NASA's Curiosity rover has spent 1,890 Martian days on the red planet since it landed there early in the morning of August 6, 2012. That's 1,890 sunsets and 1,890 sunrises as the robot does its science, puttering around Gale Crater looking for interesting rocks to study.

First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted These are the first images of the next-generation Land Rover Defender , caught testing in mule form u

These are the first images of the next-generation Land Rover Defender , caught testing in mule form under the cut-and-shut body of a Range Rover . Land Rover ’s forthcoming replacement for its much-lamented icon, which went out of production in early 2016 after 67 years of service

Land Rover’s forthcoming replacement for its much-lamented icon, which went out of production in early 2016 after 67 years of service, is due to be revealed late next year before going on sale in 2019.

The model, available in short '90' and long-wheelbase '110' forms like its forebear, will make use of technology even more modern than that adopted by the latest Discover, borrowing systems from the brand's newest model, the Velar.

Land Rover, which over the past 20 years has cleverly adapted conventional anti-lock braking and traction control systems to pioneer Hill Descent Control and Terrain Response for its strong-selling 4x4 models, is determined to make the new Defender the world’s most capable off-road vehicle.

Rowland to test for Racing Engineering, option to remain in F2 next year

  Rowland to test for Racing Engineering, option to remain in F2 next year Oliver Rowland will test for Racing Engineering in Formula 2’s post-season Abu Dhabi test, with an option for a race seat in 2018 with the Spanish outfit. Rowland will test the car on Friday and Saturday, in order to assess one of his options for next season. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to get some time in another car in preparation for next year,” he said. “They are a great team and I’m excited to see what I can do with the car. “I’m still undecided of what route to take in 2018, the realistic aim now is to be in F1 in 2019 and that’s what I will be pushing for.” Renault’s F1 development driver Rowland was the only driver to consistently challenge eventual champion Charles Leclerc in 2017’s F2 championship. Rowland, who raced for DAMS in 2017, was unlucky to only finish third in the drivers’ championship following disqualifications at Spa and Abu Dhabi through arguably no fault of his own. “I was disappointed with my third place finish in last season’s Formula 2 Championship,” he added. “I think me and the team deserved more but that’s racing. “I would like to thank DAMS for all their hard work, winning in Monaco was the highlight of my career and I wish them every success in the future. “Part of me wants to avenge that and try and win the championship next season but I will let my team decide what is best for my future – with lots of options on the table, we are in no rush to make a decision.” The 25-year-old will take over from Norman Nato, and will test alongside European Formula 3 driver Maximilian Gunther on Friday, with his team-mate on Saturday, yet to be confirmed.

First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted - Продолжительность: 6:31 24h News 900 просмотров. Land rover 's 2019 defender : what to expect - Продолжительность: 3:57 24h News 9 202 просмотра.

First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted - Продолжительность: 6:31 24h News 3 221 просмотр. 2019 Land Rover Defender ,Review interior and Exterior - Продолжительность: 2:01 car semel 1 251 просмотр.

First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted © Autocar First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted It is also understood to have further electronic enhancements for the chassis systems under final development in time for Defender production to begin.

The forthcoming off-roader, whose major engineering is complete, has recently moved to being tested on public roads, underpinnings are at a far advanced stage of development. As early as last year, Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth told Autocar that he had been testing Defender mules, which were very promising, and that the styling, also complete barring a few details, looked “fantastic”.

Compared with other recent Land Rover models, which have sold well from the beginning, Land Rover has appeared to struggle with the business case for the new Defender. This is probably why the project has been delayed, why production of the outgoing model was extended at least twice and why there will be a three-year gap between the old car’s demise and the launch of its replacement. 

Hellboy reboot given early 2019 release date

  Hellboy reboot given early 2019 release date The new Hellboy film is confirmed for a January 2019 release. It’s official: the reboot of Hellboy is coming in just over a year.  Lionsgate has confirmed a US release date of January 11th 2019 for the new movie, that sees David Harbour take over the title role, previously played on the big screen by Ron Perlman. The movie is already well into production, and we suspect if all goes to plan that Lionsgate will want a new franchise here.

First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted - Продолжительность: 6:31 24h News 3 221 просмотр. 2019 Land Rover Defender ,Review interior and Exterior - Продолжительность: 2:01 car semel 1 251 просмотр.

First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted - Продолжительность: 5:00 News 365 1 496 просмотров. 2018- 2019 Land Rover defender ,New Design-Review - Продолжительность: 2:42 Best Cars 28 558 просмотров.

Some years ago Land Rover bosses cited 2015 as the ideal launch date for a new Defender, which begins the third part of the firm’s ‘three-pillar’ model strategy. Bosses have always said the company’s future will depend on three families, or pillars, namely Defender, Discovery and Range Rover.

a car parked on the side of a road © Provided by Haymarket Media Group The nub of the delay, according to industry watchers, is concern that sales of the old Defender have rarely reached 20,000 per year in recent years, well short of a modern economic level for profitable production. The idea of killing the Defender plan altogether has also been discussed at times but dismissed.

Under the circumstances, the company is understandably reluctant to discuss production levels of the new Defender, but it’s clear that 50,000-plus sales a year will be needed in order to make the next-generation model successful.

This accounts for clear signs by Land Rover’s designers of throttling back on design ‘toughness’ for the latest Discovery, in turn leaving plenty of space in the line-up for a new family of Defenders. 

The world’s most luxurious Range Rover has been revealed in LA

  The world’s most luxurious Range Rover has been revealed in LA This Range Rover comes with heated calf rests and its own Zenith timepieceJoining the rest of the revised-for-2018 Range Rover line, the new SVAutobiography features a redesigned rear cabin that now has power-close rear doors – weary rear-seat passengers can shut them by pressing a button on the full-length console – and even more gorgeous airline-style reclining seats.

2019 Land Rover Defender , come to America in 2019 - Продолжительность: 2:25 Alfa Channel 186 571 просмотр. First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted - Продолжительность: 6:31 24h News 1 977 просмотров.

2019 Land Rover Defender Price - Продолжительность: 4:06 HOT FLAME67 569 просмотров. First 2019 land rover defender test mule spotted - Продолжительность: 6:31 24h News3 966 просмотров.

Crucially, Speth confirmed in Paris that the new Defender would be based on the aluminium architecture of the Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Discovery, meaning it can share the all-aluminium body shop and final assembly procedures of these models.

First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted © Autocar First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted However, Speth also confirmed that the Defender’s structure would need “a lot of different elements” to deliver the extremes of strength and durability customers will expect of Land Rover’s most capable off-roader. 

“It was one of the saddest moments of my career to end production of the old Defender,” Speth said. “So we are working very hardto give it an authentic successor.”

However, despite the authenticity aims, it is clear Land Rover intends to expand the Defender’s market appeal by producing both civilised and hardcore versions of its new model in order for it to be sold as a do-it-all vehicle in the way the old Defender never was.

Despite the riddle of the business case, Land Rover bosses know they need the Defender and say it will develop into a family of models.

In 110 long-wheelbase form, the Defender will have a wheelbase that's around 326mm shorter than the longest Range Rover - 3120mm - and its overhangs are likely to be shorter, especially at the rear, and its ground clearance and arrival, departure and break-over angles will give it greater off-road agility than any other Land Rover.

Range Rover P400e PHEV prototype review

  Range Rover P400e PHEV prototype review A first glimpse at Range Rover PHEV highlights its rough edges, but with some polishing it will add a much needed string to Land Rover's bowThere aren’t too many more refined and luxurious ways to travel than in a Range Rover. Yet there is a way of making a Range Rover more refined and luxurious: electrify it.

New 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Facelift Prototype. Watch Now Land Rover Defender La Auto Show 2017. Aranan Müzikler.

1:27 Land Rover Defender 2018 1:172019 LAND ROVER DEFENDER SPY SHOTS 6:08 Land Rover Discovery SVX (2018) Ultimate Off-Road SUV 4:09Range Rover Coupe ( 2019 ) Features, Interior, Design 2:052019 LAND ROVER DEFENDER FIRST LOOK, SPECIFICATION

Next-gen Land Rover Defender as imagined by Autocar © Autocar Next-gen Land Rover Defender as imagined by Autocar The Defender’s possible low volume and low prices relative to its aluminium siblings mean it will most likely be built at Land Rover’s new Slovakian plant, which Autocar has visited, where manufacturing costs will be lower than in the UK.

JLR has previously said production in the Slovakian facility, which will be able to make the firm’s aluminium models, will begin before the end of this year at an “initial capacity” of 150,000 vehicles a year, but those who have seen the new complex believe it will eventually make far more than that.

Production plans may swell further if Britain’s exit from the EU results in tariff barriers for UK-made models. Speth said the first model to be built in Slovakia would be “something we know how to make already” — possibly the Jaguar F-Pace.

Confirmation of aluminium construction for the new Defender gives plenty of clues to its mechanical layout. A longitudinal front mounting for the engine was always considered likely, along with a separate transfer case offering high and low-ratio gear sets, but until now the fact had never been confirmed.

The suspension is likely to be a version of the Discovery/Range Rover’s all-independent set-up, with steel springs, as used in entry-level versions of the previous-generation Discovery 4, given that Defender drivers are predicted to put a low priority on the adjustable ride height that’s possible with air springs.

First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted © Autocar First 2019 Land Rover Defender test mule spotted The new Defender looks certain to use four-cylinder versions of JLR’s modular Ingenium engines, made at the new — and already expanding — factory near Wolverhampton. The spotted test car is listed as a 2.0-litre model on the insurance database, but whether it is petrol or diesel is not shown. 

While the old Defender had only one engine option, a diesel, uncertainty over the future demand diesels in Europe thanks to considerably stricter legislation, plus a clear preference for petrol in the US and Asia, make it probable that the Defender will be offered with both kinds of engine.

As with the Ingenium-engined Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque, the new Defender is also expected to be offered with a choice of manual and automatic gearboxes.

There’s no word on prices, but Land Rover has been good at charging for ‘premiumness’ and has become used to hiking its prices with little penalty. Experts predict a starting price of around £35,000 for the Defender, with most examples selling for £40,000-plus.

Anyone who wants a cheaper model than that will have to wait for the rumoured ‘baby’ Land Rover, which isn’t expected for two further years at least.

Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter

These cars prove six wheels are better than four .
Cars should have four wheels, right? Wrong! Well, at least it is if these mad, six-wheeled monsters are anything to go by. They might not come along very often, but when they do a six-wheeled car certainly makes a statement. Whether they’re 50 per cent better, though, is still up for debate.British car modification firm Kahn Design has just revealed a six-wheeled Land Rover Defender convertible – which reminded us to delve into the archives and have a look for some other half-dozen wheeled specials.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!