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Tuesday 03 July 2012
Engine: 3.0-litre V6 biturbo
Transmission: eight-speed tiptronic
Power: 313PS between 3,900rpm 4,500rpm
Torque: 650Nm between 1,450 and 2,800rpm
Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 42.2mpg
CO2 emissions: 176g/km
Top speed: artificially limited to 155mph
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 5.6 seconds
Price: £49,445; A6 Allroad Avant range from £43,150
Monday 02 July 2012
Millions of people in a swath of states along the US East Coast and farther west went into a third sweltering day without power today after a round of summer storms that killed more than a dozen people.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Maybe it's a remnant from an encyclopaedia-browsing childhood (or just early exposure to the Guinness Book of Records), but I still love chunky illustrated reference books – a taste for bulky blocks of print incompatible with the price per square foot of property anywhere in southern England. Earlier this year, I bought Dorling Kindersley's wonderful History Year by Year – nugget after shiny nugget of the human past over the millennia, all the way from the Great Rift Valley in Kenya to Silicon Valley in California. Checking the credits page, I found that the smart design work on this multi-handed monument of editing came from India, where publishers now often outsource not just routine office functions but almost every skilled task. DK began to operate in India even before the reference giant was swallowed by Penguin in 2000.
Friday 11 May 2012
Car giant Jaguar Land Rover is to spend an extra £1 billion with suppliers in the UK over the next four years, and plans to create 300 jobs.
Monday 30 April 2012
Engine: 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel, turbocharged
Transmission: six-speed manual, front-wheel drive, stop-start
Power: 150 PS at 4,000 rpm
Torque: 380 Nm at 1,750 rpm
Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 57.6 mpg
CO2 emissions: 129 g/km
Top speed: 112 mph
Acceleration (0-60 mph): 10.6 seconds
Thursday 26 April 2012
Available from the 1st May, for 560 Microsoft Points, the Forza 4 May Top Gear Car Pack has something for car fans of every stripe, from emblematic examples of 1970s American style: the MC Pacer X, to one of the coolest off-road vehicles around in the shape of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.
Thursday 05 April 2012
A school-run oil burner that’s hard to beat off-road
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Damage at Britain's largest cemetery was being assessed today after dry conditions caused by the unusually warm spring weather sparked wildfires.
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Trade figures came out much rosier than expected yesterday as Britain's exports to regions outside the EU hit a new record, thanks in part to car makers such as Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce selling more to the US, Russia and China.
Monday 27 February 2012
Land Rover has released the first pictures of a possible convertible version of the Range Rover Evoque.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Local Palestinian residents and Israeli troops clashed today after the funeral of a 28-year-old demonstrator, whose death from wounds inflicted by a tear gas canister fired at short range by an Israeli soldier, is now the subject of a military police investigation.
Friday 09 December 2011
The Ministry of Defence was under fire today from MPs who accused it of spending £1.1 billion on programmes to acquire armoured vehicles, without delivering a single vehicle in more than a decade.
Friday 02 September 2011
How do you replace a car that has been a success for more than sixty years? Land Rover thinks it may finally have the answer, in the form of a new concept, codenamed DC100, to be shown at this month's Frankfurt Motor Show.
Thursday 01 September 2011
Is it a car? Is it a van? Is it a crane, a troop carrier or an ambulance?
Thursday 01 September 2011
The original Land Rover is one of the all-time classic cars. Typically for a British product, it was also something of a glorious lash-up and compromise (although an inspired one). By the time it is replaced in 2015, the Land Rover will have been in production for nearly 70 years, a figure that exceeds automobilia's distinguished gerontocracy of the Model-T Ford, the Volkswagen, Mini and Porsche 911. It is an absolute and unchallenged masterpiece of industrial design.
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