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Land Rover is a British manufactured vehicle under Jaguar Land Rover. The first Land Rover vehicle was produced in 1948 but the Land Rover company was not established until 1978. Despite the business hardships of once owner, British Leyland Motor Corporation (BL), Land Rover has continued its success. Subsequently, Land Rover became its own company under the umbrella of BL. Over time, Land Rover has worked through several owners, including BMW, Ford, and now Tata Motors.
Current models of the Land Rover are the Freelander 2, Discovery 4, Range Rover, Range Rover Evoque, and the Range Rover Sport. The Freelander 2 is Land Rover's compact off-road SUV. Currently it is has 240 hp and averages about 14 L/100 km. The Range Rover Evoque is considered Land Rover's 'compact luxury SUV'. The Evoque made its first debut in 2011 and sold over 88 000 units in its first year. It is equipped with 240 hp and offers an average of 10 L/ 100 km. Buyers have been attracted to the Evoque due to its low emissions and excellent fuel economy. The Discovery 4 is a large off-road luxury SUV of Land Rover. Compared to the earlier versions, the Discovery 4 has a more sleek and rounded shape. Most of the changes to the Discovery 4 are mechanical including more horse power and making the Discovery easier to drive on-road as well. The Discovery 4 has a V6 engine and offers about 15 L/ 100 km. The Range Rover and the Range Rover Sport are also Land Rover's large luxury SUV vehicles. The new designs of these vehicles are more aeronautically designed and look similar to the Evocque. New and used Land Rover Range Rover and the Range Rover Sport have a V6 engine and offer approximately 12 L/ 100 km.
The price of Land Rovers vary depending on the model, year and features, including the 'Supercharged' option. To date, prices for a new Land Rover could cost anywhere from R350 747 for a basic Freelander 2 to R1 955 680 for a fully loaded Range Rover. Prices for a second-hand Land Rover would be significantly cheaper.
Land Rover has close to 70 years history as an off-road vehicle and continues to perform well in today's markets. With over five models to choose from, Land Rover is sure to have a vehicle that will meet any buyer's needs."
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