It has been a whole three weeks or so since the 2012 Range Rover Evoque won a notable award. Last month, the Evoque took the top spot in Diesel Car Magazine's Car of the Year series. Just a few days ago, the Evoque was named 'Best of the Best' in Robb Report's sport utility vehicle segment.
This year's Land Rover Bursary winner is a team that will support Andy Campbell's efforts to "encourage our understanding of geography on our doorstep and to show that exploration is within everyone's reach, whatever their ability."
Jaguar Land Rover North American has reported May 2012 sales. During the month, Land Rover retailers managed to find homes for 3,438 new vehicles. This represents a 19 percent increase over May of 2011 when Land Rover sold 2,891 vehicles. The slow news cycle we're in obviously did not reflect the bustle of activity on North America's showrooms.
Land Rover has published a coffee table book detailing the Journey of Discovery expedition that saw the 1,000,000th Discovery make its way over 11,000 miles from Birmingham to Beijing. The book numbers 132 pages and is very well presented. Inside you can find great photos, statistics, background info on the team, and much more.
Unlike the upcoming 2013 Range Rover, the 2013 Range Rover Sport is a nearly direct carryover from the 2012 model and receives only a handful of cosmetic options to the exterior and interior. Five new body colors, a new alloy wheel design, two new interior color options, and a carbon veneer package make up the bulk of the changes.