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Land Rover Brings Back the Two Door with SV Coupe

New model gets high-performance engine to make exciting new interior.

by on Mar.06, 2018

Range Rover is back with a two-door ute at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The 565-horsepower beast goes on sale late this year.

Land Rover is attempting to break new ground in the sport-utility segment and that endeavor was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show: the Range Rover SV Coupe.

The new two-door SUV is the brainchild of Land Rover Design and Special Vehicle Operations and the brand plans to build just 999 of the “coupes” for SVO clients around the world. The idea is almost the reverse of what many European automakers, particularly Mercedes, by giving sedans a “coupe-like” appearance.

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The new Range Rover is a true two door model and designed to look and “be” a coupe. It’s sleek  with a more raked appearance, but still features all of the luxury appointments and rugged capability expected from Rover products. (more…)

The 2-Door is Back: Range Rover Reveals New SV Coupe

Ultra-luxurious model to be hand-assembled by Special Operations unit.

by on Jan.24, 2018

Land Rover is giving a glimpse of the a new two-door "coupe" concept for the Geneva Motor Show. Just 999 two-doors will be built.

There’s no disputing the fact that coupes have largely fallen out of favor. It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about passenger cars or light trucks, though “coupe-like” designs are hot, two-door models are largely forgotten.

But not entirely. There’s still a small market, it seems, that the folks at Land Rover hope to take advantage of. Along with the two-door Evoque, they’re about to add a coupe version of the big Range Rover, the first time they’ve done so since 1994.

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“The Range Rover SV Coupe is a highly compelling design with peerless refinement and uncompromised sophistication from its breathtaking exterior proportions to its sumptuous, beautifully appointed interior,” declared the ever-confident Gerry McGovern, Land Rover chief design officer, in a statement. “This is a vehicle that will resonate on an emotional level.” (more…)

The 15 Hottest New Cars, Trucks and Crossovers for 2018

Great designs, hot performers, breakthrough safety, unexpected features define the best of the 2018 class.

by on Dec.13, 2017

The Stelvio is the first SUV ever from Alfa Romeo - though more are in the works.

The 2018 model-year is bringing with it an array of new cars, trucks and crossover — with an emphasis on SUVs that matches up with the broad shift in the U.S. market away from traditional sedans and coupes.

All told, buyers can choose from close to 100 different completely new and updated 2018 models, a daunting challenge to those who might not know where to start. So, is weighing in with 15 of our favorite picks for the new model-year. These are vehicles that offer stand-out styling, impressive performance, unexpected levels of standard features and the latest in high-tech infotainment and safety gear.

The Best of the Best!

The list includes an assortment of domestic, European and Asian models. And after you read through you’ll understand why we think these 15 are the hottest new cars, trucks and crossovers for 2018.