The headlines will focus on the list price of the new Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate Edition – at around £130,000 it’s the most expensive Range Rover every produced – but there’s more to this ultimate incarnation of Solihull’s finest than the dent it will make in your finances. The new model debuts at the Geneva Motor Show next month and is described by Land Rover as “The most luxurious Range Rover ever.”
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In an age when we’ve become obsessed by gadgets, where car adverts compete for budget with the very best Hollywood trailers and marketing campaigns try to seize our attention with high-impact messages, it’s such a pleasant relief to find Land Rover quietly and calmly calling a spade a spade.
The US rock band OK Go – whose Grammy Award winning treadmill video was watched by over 50 million people on YouTube and whose most recent video This Too Shall Pass has received 17 million hits on YouTube – is using the latest GPS technology to take fans on a unique musical journey through LA.
The group will carry instruments and amplifiers through the streets of their home city and ask music lovers to log on and follow them via Facebook and twitter as they walk and play.
Earlier today Land Rover released pictures of the 5-Door version of the all-new Range Rover Evoque, which makes its global public debut at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show next week (November 17, 2010).
Measuring 30mm taller than the coupé model, the 5-Door Range Rover Evoque adds further space and versatility. Rear seat passengers benefit from over 50mm more shoulder room, along with better headroom. The key lines remain intact – the dramatic rising beltline, muscular shoulder running the length of the car, and the distinctive taper to the floating roofline – but with a slightly higher rear roof, in all other respects it remains identical to the 3-door coupe which means it stays true to the spirit of the LRX concept design.
Here we go then ladies and gentlemen, Paris is up and running. This morning Land Rover’s top man Phil Popham confirmed at the Paris…
Not everyone can travel to Paris to watch all those shiny new cars being launched, so to save you the trip we’ve put together a simple web page to present 3 of the LIVE webcasts from the show, which kicks off tomorrow.
Aston Martin were today announced as the coolest brand in the UK, outdoing Apple’s iPhone which held the top spot last year. The index was drawn up from a potential list of more than 10,000 brands which are whittled down and rated by a panel of 35 ‘style-experts’, before 2,100 members of the public provided their ratings.
In the run up to this week’s Paris Motor Show, Range Rover has today unveiled four pop-up temporary street installations at key Parisian landmarks. The brand has worked with leading contemporary Parisian artists to create artworks which have been inspired by the new Range Rover Evoque and the city of Paris.
Okay you’re proably thinking I should cut down on my coffee consumption, but there’s a reason why we’re saying ‘Hello’ this morning to the Range Rover Evoque, but more of that later.
The all-new Range Rover Evoque will make its global public debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show on the 30th September 2010.
The all-new Range Rover Evoque has entered its final phase of testing, with hundreds of prototype models dispatched around the globe for trial in…
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