Land Rover offers a U.S. Military Sales program that allows any U.S. military member or active duty Department of Defense civilian stationed outside of the U.S. to purchase a U.S.-specification Land Rover at a significant discount. The current "factory direct" discount is 10%, which cuts several thousand dollars off the MSRP. Buyers who are going to be stationed overseas on a long-term or indefinite basis can opt for a UK or European specification vehicle at special rates.
There has been a lot of media coverage depicting washed out roads and stranded vehicles with Hurricane Irene sweeping through the East Coast over the weekend. We're sure more than one LR4 owner took advantage of the 27.6-inch maximum wading depth, but driving through flood waters is always a risky proposition. Unfortunately, it is a situation that most of us will have to face at one time or another.
Last week we broke down the various interior color choices available for the 2012 Range Rover Evoque. Today, we're looking at the exterior colors available for the U.S.-spec models. There are 10 color options available in the U.S. for 2012. Fuji White, Orkney Grey, Indus Silver, Ipanema Sand, and Buckingham Blue are standard colors available at no additional cost. Additionally, there are five premium colors available.
We've had a couple readers ask where they can pick up some Land Rover gear. In addition to the ubiquitous eBay and Amazon, there are a number of official and independent sources that can hook you up with caps, clothing, collectibles, dog stuff, and pretty much everything else you can imagine. Unfortunately, there isn't much out for the new Range Rover Evoque, but we're sure a deluge of new gear is well on its way.
The U.S. offers a lifetime's worth of scenic driving destinations. So many, in fact, that this list could easily contain thousands of entries. Each state has unique driving opportunities that can range from remote off-road trails to multi-lane highways traveling through beautiful natural vistas. Below you will find some of the best national parks, highways, byways, scenic loops, paved roads, and dirt trails.