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Land Rover Says 2014 Evoque Will Get Major New Technologies

Land Rover Says 2014 Evoque Will Get Major New Technologies

Aug 21 2013, 2:00pm CDT | by

New parking and safety technologies inside the new Evoque

Land Rover has announced that the Range Rover Evoque for 2014 will get a host of new technologies to enhance the driving experience. One of the key new technologies is a new and more responsive nine...

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Land Rover Says 2014 Evoque Will Get Major New Technologies

Aug 21 2013, 2:00pm CDT | by

New parking and safety technologies inside the new Evoque

Land Rover has announced that the Range Rover Evoque for 2014 will get a host of new technologies to enhance the driving experience. One of the key new technologies is a new and more responsive nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2014 model will also get new driver assistance and convenience features such as Park Exit that will automatically exit parallel parking bays.

The Evoque will also get Perpendicular Park that's able to position the car sensually for parallel parking. Other safety features include Closing Vehicle Sensing and Reverse Traffic Protection to help warn drivers of oncoming traffic. Other technologies include lane departure warning, traffic sign recognition, and wade sensing.

The 2014 model will also get the new Land Rover InControl connected car system as an option. The vehicle also gets Active Driveline described as world's first on-demand four-wheel drive system that enhances agility and improves fuel efficiency operating in front-wheel-drive only during cruising above 22 mph.

 
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4 days ago

Video: Ferrari Testarossa featured in retrospective by owner Harry Metcalfe

Oct 24 2014 2:14pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Ferrari Harry Metcalfe, of Evo fame, got our attention earlier this week with a review of the 1954 Series I Land Rover. Today, he's gone a bit more... '80s. Yes, this is a 1987 Ferrari Testarossa, one of the most vulgar cars from a decade synonymous with vulgar design. While your author might not be keen on its square rear end and cheese-grater doors and fenders, Metcalfe seems to like it quite ...
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4 days ago

Volvo XC90

Oct 24 2014 8:57am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The XC90 is Volvo's largest crossover offering. It was introduced for 2003 and features three rows of seating, all-wheel drive, and the sorts of luxuries and safety systems that Volvo is known for. Competitors include the BMW X5, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, and Land Rover's LR4. For a more details on th ...
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1 week ago

Autoblog Podcast #402

Oct 21 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Podcasts, Performance, Aston Martin, Audi, Dodge, Land Rover, Diesel, Luxury Episode #402 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Brandon Turkus talk about the Audi A3 TDI Challenge and luxury car features we not-so-secretly love. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream c ...
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2 weeks ago

Could You Defend Paying $20,000 for This 1985 Land Rover 90?

Oct 10 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Everybody knows that the best offense is a good defense and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Land Rover, at first glance, looks to be a pretty good Defender. It's really an earlier 90, but you'll still need to decide if ...
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3 weeks ago

Bentley SUV sheds some camo

Oct 7 2014 1:22pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, SUV, Crossover, Bentley, Luxury Bentley keeps itself busy and on our minds with ever-faster versions of the Continental family and even, most recently, of the Mulsanne. While a new coupe is said to be around the corner, the biggest project Crewe has going on at the moment is its new SUV. And this is our clearest look at it yet. Spied with less camouflage than ever before while undergoing testing near the Nürburgring, Bentl ...
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3 weeks ago

25 Years Of Range Rovers Conquer Colorado In An Awesome Off-Road Reunion

Oct 6 2014 4:07pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

In 1989, Land Rover hustled a flock of first-gen Range Rovers over the toughest trails on Colorado's Continental Divide. Here's the delightfully retro video of the original expedition, and a breathtaking batch of photos from this year's reunion tour.Re ...
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3 weeks ago

Land Rover Is Sending Piss-Drinking Bug-Eater Bear Grylls To Space

Oct 3 2014 10:18am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

British Special Forces reservist turned guy-who-eats-gross-things on TV Bear Grylls will be flying to outer space on Land Rover's tab, thanks to the company's affiliation with private space-travel outfit Virgin Galactic and Bear ...
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4 weeks ago

This 1969 Toyota FJ Rocks An SBC And A $22,000 Price Tag

Sep 25 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Whether Jeep, Bronco, Land Rover or Toyota FJ, it generally costs a pretty penny to go old school rough and tumble. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Toyota is no exception to that rule, but you still need to decide if this one's condition makes it except ...
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5 weeks ago

Jaguar Land Rover developing a smarter car to woo city dwellers

Sep 23 2014 4:52am CDT | Source: Automotive News

Jaguar Land Rover is joining other automakers in seeking to make its vehicles more intelligent in a bid to win over city dwellers who are more fixated on s ...
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5 weeks ago

Ford Offers to License Its Police “Surveillance Mode” Camera Tech to Other Cop-Car Makers

Sep 19 2014 9:08pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We’ve sat in parking lots, bored, and switched on the backup camera feed to watch who’s behind us. Now Ford has brought this idea to its logical and safety-oriented conclusion for its Police Interceptor models: If someone walks too close to the rear, the parking sensors beep, the doors lock, and the windows roll up. Ford calls this trick “Surveillance Mode” and bills it as “a first line of defense from potential assailants”; the automaker and its partner are now willing to license it to oth ...
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