Land Rover Design Chief Gerry McGovern just announced that Land Rover's next SUV, which will be known as the Discovery Sport, will be "the most capable and versatile SUV in its class" when it goes on sale in 2015.
This camo'ed SUV sure looks like a Land Rover, you can even make out an LR badge blacked out in the centercaps. But rumors are circulating that test mules for the new Jaguar SUV are running 'round in Rover skins, and that might be what we're actually looking at.
The Landies are back with a new trim level for the Freelander replacement. It's the LR2 HSE. The package includes body-color bumpers, rear spoiler, titanium door handles and 19" metal at the wheels. Never make an unstylish entrance at IKEA on snowy days again.
Why should the big boys in overjuiced Range Rover Sports have all the fun? As Edmunds Inside Line reports, Land Rover could drop FoMoCo's Yamaha-sourced 4.4-liter V8 into the new LR2 (that's the Freelander replacement), making it into a lower, quicker, smaller version of the Sport. Because of the modularity across the…
From Land Rover's press office:
It's no more a Freelander than the LR3 is a Discovery, but the LR2 is nonetheless ready to go as the new entry Landie. We've been waiting for this day ever since we concluded the last Freelander was a cocked-up, overpriced mess. We're hoping this one, built on Ford's C1/P1 platform — like the Volvo S40, Mazda3 and…