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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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3 weeks ago

Spike Feresten On His Original Car Matchmaker Mentors, Jerry Seinfeld & David Letterman

Oct 30 2014 10:34pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Spike Feresten helps pair everyday people up with the perfect ride on Car Matchmaker. He sat down with Chris and A.J. on the Petersen Automotive Museum's CarStories Podcast to talk about how Dave Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld were his original automotive matchmaking mentors. He also talks about matching Jerry up with a Porsche 917, ...
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3 weeks ago

Hennessey’s Jaguar F-Type R Coupe Has 623 Seriously Pissed-Off Horsepower [Video]

Oct 30 2014 3:59pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Jaguar’s gorgeous F-type R is already a cracking good sports car, one that’s factory-rated at 550 snarling horses from its supercharged 5.0-liter V-8. As is typical for Hennessey Performance, though, that wasn’t enough. They’ve turned the wick up with the HPE600 F-type R, to the tune of 623 horses at the crank. Watch and listen as this cat blasts through quarter-mile in less than 11.6 seconds. First, it’s sort of cool to see the car depl ...
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3 weeks ago

Buy a Car and Learn to Drive It for Free! 6 Automaker Performance-Driving Schools Detailed

Oct 29 2014 10:43am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

2014 Ford Fiesta ST We think every performance-car buyer should go to driving school. And we’re not talking about the type that the judge sentences you to for speeding. What we’re talking about is a high-performance driving class that teaches you how to tap a vehicle’s true performance. Such schools usually cost thousands, but a few carmakers offer an advanced education for free when you purchase one ...
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4 weeks 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, Me ...
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4 weeks 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 detai ...
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5 weeks 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 ...
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6 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 n ...
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7 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 Nürburgr ...
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7 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 y ...
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7 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's r ...
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