http://www.autobytel.com/land-rover/lr4/2012/ Land Rover makes some of the most capable off-road vehicles in the world. In fact the Land Rover has been navigating the toughest terrain for decades. So can the 2012 Land Rover LR4 adapt to suburban life? Well the Land Rover LR4 is very comfortable, it is easy to drive, has plenty of power, and can seat up to 7 passengers. The base price on the 2012 Land Rover LR4 is $48,900 with the top of the line HSE LUX model going for $58,995.
The 2012 Land Rover LR4 is powered by a 5.0 liter V-8 direct injected engine that produces 375 horsepower and 375 lb-ft. of torque. Power is transferred to the wheels through a 6-speed ZF automatic transmission. The Land Rover LR4 sports full time AWD. Fuel economy is 12 MPG in the city and 17 MPG on the highway.
The AWD system is pretty technologically advanced which is why Land Rover SUVs are considered the best off-road vehicles the world over. The LR4 features Hill Descent Control which allows the vehicle to navigate steep terrain without the driver needing to use the brake or accelerator. The Gradient Release Control also works with the HDC to provide a smooth pace downhill. The Electronic Traction Control supplies power to the wheel that needs it most in the even of slippage. At each corner of the SUV there is a sophisticated air suspension. This is used to either lower the LR4 for street use or to raise the SUV almost 5 inches for maximum ground clearance while off-road. Dynamic Stability Control improves the LR4's handing while on the road. Tall SUVs are known to roll over but the Roll Stability Control System works to keep all 4 wheels on the road. The 2012 Land Rover LR4 has a towing capacity of 7,700 lbs. To help prevent trailer sway the LR4 has something called Trailer Stability Assist to help correct any towing problems.
Besides the great off-road capabilities the 2012 Land Rover LR4 comes packed with tons of luxury features and option on the inside. The seats are wrapped in high-end leather as are many of the interior surfaces. You can choose between a Walnut trim or a Black Lacquer trim. The driver sits in an optimum position so that they have a commanding view of the road. The huge sunroof is called the Alpine Roof and provides tons of light to all the passengers. A 7-inch touch screen navigation unit and Harmon/Kardon stereo system are wonderful features.
The 2012 Land Rover LR4 love to hit the trail and take on tough off-road challenges. But this SUV is more than capable being your daily luxury SUV driver.
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2013 Land Rover Range Rover Test Drive & Luxury SUV Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/land-rover/range-rover/2013/ The Range Rover was
first launched way back in 1970 and now for the 2013 model year there is an
all new and totally redesigned 4th generation SUV. The overall look has
still remained throughout the years while also evolving with the times. And
this new 2013 Land Rover Range Rover looks as amazing as ever. Land Rover
states this vehicle has a couple of different design elements that include:
Luxury, Sustainability, Relevant Functionality and Desirability. Underneath
the all the luxury lives the soul of one of the most capable off-road
vehicles ever produced for the mass car market. But with the high price tag
many of these luxury SUVs will never step foot off the pavement. The base
price on a new 2013 Land Rover Range Rover is $82,650 with the top of the
line Supercharged Plus model with the Autobiography Package starting at
For over 40 years Land Rover has been producing the Range Rover and over
that time this vehicle has become the ultimate luxury SUV. This new 4th
generation Range Rover is bold, beautiful, and powerful. This high end
vehicle drives so well you would be hard pressed to find anything wrong
with it. The Range Rover offers a great powerplant, luxurious ride, and all
the features and options you would expect from the leader in luxury SUVs.
The 2013 Range Rover has been completely redesigned inside and out. For
starters they really simplified the instrument panel. Now there are a lot
fewer buttons and the infotainment system is much more intuitive. The
typical driver will not be going off road for the most part, but it is nice
to know they can. Those capabilities are at your fingertips when driving
the 2013 Range Rover.
Under the hood lives a 5.0 liter V-8 engine pushing 375 horsepower and 375 lb-ft. of
torque through an 8-speed automatic. Step up to the Supercharged models and
power jumps to 510 horsepower and 461 lb-ft. of
torque. Fuel economy is 14 MPG in the city and 20 MPG on the highway. Land
Rover has also improved the stability and braking dynamics of this Range
Rover. In fact everything about this luxury SUV is all new but the most
exciting fact is that the weight has been reduced by 700 pounds. Because of
this you will be getting better fuel economy and better performance.
The Terrain Response System is an all new system for the Range Rover and
has several modes of operation. You can choose between a Snow/Gravel
setting, a Mud and Ruts setting, a Sand setting, and the most aggressive
off-road setting is the Rock Crawl Mode. There is no question the 2013
Range Rover is one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced
SUVs on the market.
There are 4 different trims levels when it comes to the 2013 Land Rover
Range Rover. Choose from the Base model, the HSE model, the Supercharged
model, and the Autobiography model. The latter model swaps out the seating
for 5 and replaces the rear bench seat with 2 Captain's Chairs for maximum
comfort. The Autobiography model is the most luxurious SUV you can buy.
Land Rover has really done a great job with this model. The 2013 Range
Rover is just a brilliant vehicle. If you can afford this luxury SUV do
yourself a favor and go buy one.
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2012 Range Rover Evoque Test Drive & SUV Review
http://www.autobytel.com/land-rover/range-rover-evoque/2012/ The 2012 Land
Rover Range Rover Evoque is the Autobytel 2012 Luxury SUV of the Year.
Every once in a while a car comes around that grabs your attention. The
Range Rover Evoque is the type of vehicle that stands out. The design is
very forward thinking and people seem to be excited when they see this
luxury SUV drive by. The Range Rover Evoque is available in 2 different
body styles. The 2-door coupe has a base price of $44,145 and the 4-door
model has a base price of $43,145.
Land Rover is known for putting big displacement V-8 motors into their
SUVs. But the Range Rover Evoque was built with fuel economy in mind. The
luxury SUV is powered by a turbocharged
direct injected 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 251 lb-ft. of
torque. Power is put down to the ground via full-time 4WD. The Evoque also
has a 6-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is 18 MPG in the city
and 28 MPG on the highway.
On the inside of the 2012 Range Rover Evoque there is a surprising amount
of headroom. This just goes to show that the designers at Land Rover took
into account driver and passenger comfort since this is still considered a
high end luxury automobile as well as a well-rounded SUV. Besides being
functional, the interior is also quite beautiful. The materials are made of
very high quality and the contrasting color combinations are stunning.
Owners can opt for black, tan or white/gray leather to wrap the interior
while the brushed aluminum trim adds to the futuristic look and feel of the
Land Rover is known the world over for producing top-notch AWD vehicles and
the Evoque is no slouch when it comes to off-road adventures. With only the
push of a button, the car's AWD terrain response system is ready to handle
a variety of road conditions. The Evoque also comes equipped with a handful
of electronic driver aids like: Dynamic Stability Control, Electronic
Traction Control, Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist, and Roll
Stability Control to keep the vehicle shiny side up in even the most
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2012 Audi Q7 Test Drive & Luxury SUV Review
http://www.autobytel.com/audi/q7/2012/ Audi has done a great job of taking
the wonderful driving experience from their line of luxury cars and
transferring that into the 2012 Audi Q7 Luxury SUV. This is a heavy vehicle
at over 5000 lbs. but it definitely does not feel that way. The Q7 delivers
a nice tight driving experience with plenty of power. The base price for
the 2012 Audi Q7 is $46,250 with the top of the line S-Line Prestige
costing almost $60,000.
According to automotive analysts; the luxury SUV segment is dying. But it
is nice to see that Audi has stayed true to its brand and still offers a
7-passenger luxury SUV. A luxury SUV should look as elegant and as
sophisticated as possible. And the Q7 is one great looking machine. From
the front you will notice Audi's beautiful and massive front grill. Also
the LED headlights and running lights make quite a visual statement.
There are 2 different engines offered on the 2012 Audi Q7. The first is a
turbocharged direct injected (TDI) 3.0
liter V-6 engine that makes 225 horsepower and 406 lb-ft. of
torque. This engine also nets 17 MPG in the city and 25 MPG on the highway
which is at the top of the fuel economy scale for luxury SUVs. The other
engine choice is a supercharged 3.0 liter V-6 engine making 333 horsepower and 325 lb-ft. of
torque on the S-Line model. Power is transferred through an 8-speed
automatic transmission which helps with fuel economy. This engine with more
HP gets 16 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway.
The Q7 is also a capable vehicle off road or in tough weather conditions.
The Quattro all-wheel drive system paired with many sophisticated
technological advancements give the Q7 a real leg up on the competition. On
the inside the Audi Q7 can seat up to 7 passengers. The Q7 is loaded with
everything you would expect in a high end luxury SUV from Audi.
If you are an automobile enthusiast and you want more than just a truck for
your SUV like the Escalade, then you should get behind the wheel of a 2012
Audi Q7. This is a tremendous German Sport Utility Vehicle.
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2012 Lexus GX 460 Test Drive & Luxury SUV Review
http://www.autobytel.com/lexus/gx-460/2012/ The 2012 Lexus GX 460 Luxury
SUV is in its 2nd generation. The GX 460 combines the perfect balance
between masculinity and femininity. The result is a full sized luxury SUV
that appeals to both men and women. Even though this is a full sized luxury
SUV, it is very capable driving around town. The GX 460 is both east to
maneuver and easy to park. Base price on the GX 460 is $53,245.
Under the hood of the 2012 Lexus GX 460 is a 4.6 liter V-8 engine that
produces 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft. of
torque. Fuel economy is 15 MPG in the city and 20 MPG on the highway. Not
that great but about on par with the rest of the full sized SUV segment.
Remember this SUV weighs over 5300 lbs. and is full of great luxury
On the inside the 2012 Lexus GX 460 features 3rd row seating. A really cool
feature is the ability to raise and lower the 3rd row automatically with
the push of a button. The interior of the GX 460 is rather simple in
comparison to the European Luxury SUVs. But even though it is a bit simple,
the interior is very functional. The seats are one of the best attribute of
the GX 460 as they are very comfortable. Some major options include
Navigation, Mark Levinson Sound System, and the Pre-Collision System.
The GX 460 really excels off-road as there is a lot of heritage built into
this Luxury SUV. You can change the ride height and adjust the suspension
from the inside of the vehicle. The 2012 Lexus GX 460 is a very solid
Luxury SUV that has great resale value.
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2012 Land Rover LR4 vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Off-Road Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Land Rover LR4 and the 2012 Jeep Grand
Cherokee are two of the most off-road worthy family haulers that you can
buy. Both can be had with a massive V8 engine and both come with
all-wheel-drive to take on the wild Colorado West when the road turns
dusty. Both also have the pedigree to call themselves the very best
off-road rides that you can buy today. In this TFLcar mash-up review we see
which one of these two legendary off-road rides is better in the Colorado
Rockies. Is it the 375 horsepower Land Rover LR4 or
is it the HEMI powered 360 HP Jeep Grand Cherokee?
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2012 Range Rover Sport vs Evoque Colorado snow-worthy Mashup Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Range Rover Sport and RR Evoque are some
of the most off-road worthy cars you can buy. But which one is better in
the snow? Or to be even more specific, which one is better in three feet of
newly fallen Colorado powder. We decided to find out in this snow-worthy
review by driving both Range Rovers to Gold Hill, Colorado up Lick Skillet
Road. Lick Skillet Road is one of the steepest country roads in America,
and when it snows three feet the road not only gets slick but also very
slippery. So which one of these two British cars is the best in the snow.
The old establish Range Rover or the up stark newbie Evoque. Check out this
video review to find out.
Land Rover Discovery review - What Car?
Read the What Car? Land Rover Discovery review
The Land Rover Discovery is brilliant on- and off-road. The classy cabin
has space for seven, plus superb versatility and excellent levels of
The big mirrors and bluff windscreen create a fair bit of wind noise. It's
expensive to run, either privately or as a company car.
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