2019 Land Rover New Discovery HSE Si6 Test Drive

“2019 Land Rover New Discovery HSE Si6 SUV” Fifth Generation Discovery Lineup is All-new The fifth generation 2019 Land Rover New Discovery blends a stunning new exterior design with a highly versatile interior that’s capable of seating up to seven adults comfortably in three rows with usable space for their gear. The result is a…

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2018 Range Rover HSE Diesel Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We were disappointed to see so many automakers dropping diesel engine cars and light trucks over the last few years. We?ve advocated diesel engines because of their better fuel economy numbers and good performance. Plus, scientific studies have shown that properly configured diesel engines are cleaner than gasoline engines….

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Land Rover Ranger Rover Sport Td6

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer As long-time automotive journalists, we?ve developed a fondness for diesel-powered vehicles. It?s the abundant torque and better fuel economy that gives them an advantage over gasoline engines in our minds. In addition, modern diesel engines are usually very quiet, smokeless and there is no odor. However, it was unfortunate that…

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2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury Test Drive

?2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury? Iconic Discovery models all-new for 2017 The latest iteration of the Land Rover Discovery (2017) represents the launch of the model?s fifth generation and displays a smoother, more futuristic design form. It moves away from the earlier boxy design forms of the old LR3 and LR4 images to a…

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2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Test Drive

?Range Rover Evoque Convertible? First ever Drop Top SUV for the Brand The Range Rover Evoque, which was based on the futuristic and stylish LRX concept vehicle, was launched by Land Rover in 2012. The production version remained remarkably true to the original styling of the concept show vehicle. That first Range Rover Evoque came…

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2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When an auto manufacturer goes out on a limb and creates something different, the critics often have a field day taking pot shots at it. We checked out the early reviews on the Range Rovers Evoque Convertible, and they were much more positive than we expected. After spending a week…

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Land Rover Range Rover Td6

By Barbara and Bill Schaffer When you?ve been around the automotive business as long as we have (25+ years) you develop some distinct likes and dislikes. For example, one of our favorite luxury SUVs has been the Range Rover. What?s not to like — it?s plush, comfortable, fast and it goes over rugged off road…

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NWAPA Mudfest 2016 ? Part 2

  By Bill & Barbara Schaffer Shelton, Wash. ? In NWAPA Mudfest 2016 — Part 1 we reviewed the Outdoor Activity Vehicles from the Compact Utility, Premium Compact Utility and Family categories. In Part 2 we feature the Premium, Extreme Capability and Pickup categories. This year?s program was held at the Ridge Motorsports Park in…

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