Here’s Why You Can’t Buy a Luxury SUV Without A Background Check

I've decided to devote today's column to a serious automotive industry topic. The topic is: why can't you buy a new luxury SUV without submitting to a background check? And not just any background check, but a serious background check? The kind of background check they give you when you're coming back from an… » 12/05/14 3:15pm 12/05/14 3:15pm

Report: Land Rover Skunkworks Cooking Up A Hardcore Off-Road Range Rover

Land Rover's entire lineup still sets an impressively high bar for off-road ability, but a new report from the company's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division suggests the company wants to offer a Range Rover variant that's built around wheeling rather than luxury. Okay, maybe a little luxury. » 11/21/14 7:52am 11/21/14 7:52am

Is This $70,000 Luxury Jeep Wrangler A Better Buy Than A Range Rover?

Ultra-premium outdoorsy clothier Filson sells a beautiful version of the AEV Brute Jeep Wrangler pickup for $130,000. Now they've added a regular-Wrangler to their lineup. Still steep at $70,000, but a pretty enticing prospect as an analog Range Rover alternative. » 11/19/14 2:26pm 11/19/14 2:26pm

Why criticising the SUV is a blinkered view

I find it quite amusing that while the world has gone SUV crazy, those that position themselves as hardcore car enthusiasts seem to have universally adopted a negative stance towards the Sports Utility Vehicle. I liken it to the music snob that goes out of their way to express just how terrible the tracks on the Top… » 8/14/14 2:49am 8/14/14 2:49am

Watching A Range Rover Get Restored In Fast-Motion Is So Satisfying

Land Rover has recreated one of the 1990 Range Rovers that participated in the "Great Divide Expedition;" Just a 1,000 mile off-road to prove they could do it and get some great photos. Seeing these guys put it back together makes the project look ridiculously easy. » 8/12/14 10:53am 8/12/14 10:53am

Finally, Land Rover Is Selling The 1989 Range Rover Again

In honor of heritage and marketing or whatever, Land Rover has completely recreated one of the all-time coolest Range Rovers- a 1989 model prepped for the Great Divide Expedition. The 1,000 mile trip down the Continental Divide introduced what we've come to know as the "Classic" body style to the world. » 7/09/14 8:47am 7/09/14 8:47am

The Range Rover Evoque Isn't Just a Mall-Crawler

Every so often, I'll grab my good friend Jeremy Cliff (who's appeared on Jalopnik at least once in the past), and we'll snap some pictures of a car that I'm reviewing for Web2Carz. This past week, we took a Range Rover Evoque to a local quasi-off-road area to see if we could have any fun with it. Spoiler Alert: We did. » 7/03/14 11:56am 7/03/14 11:56am