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Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-26-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By pcread
Rover is the original company. They created the...

Rover is the original company. They created the Land Rover as a model, then prototyped the Road Rover which became the Range Rover.
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-26-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By pcread
Apparently, SAIC was unable to purchase the...

Apparently, SAIC was unable to purchase the rights to the Rover brand name, so Roewe.

Back in the day, Rover was a much respected marque, owned and driven by doctors, lawyers and other wealthy...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-26-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By pcread
Land Rovers were made by Rover after WW2, when...

Land Rovers were made by Rover after WW2, when steel was scarce and aluminium plentiful.
The Rover brand is now owned by Tata (according to wikipedia)
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-25-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By pcread
basing this on a shared platform with the next XJ...

basing this on a shared platform with the next XJ makes sense. Next year is the 50th anniversary of the original XJ, so that's a slam dunk. the economy of scale of using the platform on both sides of...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 08-10-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 110,587
Posted By pcread
very true!

very true!
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 08-10-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 110,587
Posted By pcread
Angry well guess what, beauty is subjective. some of us...

well guess what, beauty is subjective. some of us quite like the current XJ.
I thought this place was supposed to stand out from the generic car magazine sites, where the readers' comments section...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 08-09-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 110,587
Posted By pcread
change the record!. we know you hate it already.

change the record!. we know you hate it already.
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 08-09-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 110,587
Posted By pcread
So, we can't be too far off the next gen XJ then....

So, we can't be too far off the next gen XJ then. All the other lines are new or recently updated (XF). Maybe we'll start seeing mules sometime soon?
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-05-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,484
Posted By pcread
Launch next week ...

Launch next week
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY7dTYCfW_U
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-04-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
and Electrification is only part of the...

and Electrification is only part of the automotive future. Autonomy, Connectivity and Sharing are also part of the equation. Car lovers may not like it, but the world is changing and we may have...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-03-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
EVs also have a fraction of the moving parts.

EVs also have a fraction of the moving parts.
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-03-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
shifting the pollution source elsewhere usually...

shifting the pollution source elsewhere usually means rural = less people to breath in the pollutants. Anyway, we should be moving to next gen nuclear anyway. Nothing else can provide enough clean...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-03-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
true. but currently (no pun intended) inner-city...

true. but currently (no pun intended) inner-city air quality is a huge issue . Moving the combustion of fossil fuels from the crowded streets to a far removed power plant has immediate net positive...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-02-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
concerns about urban air pollution and the...

concerns about urban air pollution and the political measures being taken to combat it mean that EVs are guaranteed an increasing share of the market.
JLR say all their models will be available in...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 07-02-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,113
Posted By pcread
pricewise the XE starts at just over half the...

pricewise the XE starts at just over half the price of the cheapest F-Type, so there would be a fair bit of margin between a Coupe XE and the 4-cylinder F. However, with the current and projected...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 06-29-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
Yeah, the XJ is low volume but Iconic. I happen...

Yeah, the XJ is low volume but Iconic. I happen to love the current (X351) XJ. I even like the plexipanel on the C-Pillar. But it is time for a new model, not just a facelift. There is no way they...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 06-28-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,071
Posted By pcread
I'd love to see a next gen XJ, but I suspect that...

I'd love to see a next gen XJ, but I suspect that I-Pace will outsell it.
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 06-21-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,484
Posted By pcread
https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/first-...

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/first-pics-jaguar-e-pace-baby-suv-confirmed
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 06-17-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,484
Posted By pcread
http://www.autoblog.com/2017/06/16/jaguar-e-pace-h...

http://www.autoblog.com/2017/06/16/jaguar-e-pace-has-an-f-type-inspired-interior/
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-17-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,862
Posted By pcread
https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/2017-j...

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/2017-jaguar-xf-sportbrake-confirmed-june-launch

looks unremarkable, which is probably a good thing in this segment.
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-19-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,667
Posted By pcread
UK motoring press has driven the F-Pace on snow....

UK motoring press has driven the F-Pace on snow. Proper press previews to follow in April. Very positive so far. For example......
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-19-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,484
Posted By pcread
there's talk of an EV-Pace version. Jaguar naming...

there's talk of an EV-Pace version. Jaguar naming has always been all over the place. Mark II, XJ, E-Type to name three variations.
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 09-13-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,113
Posted By pcread
The crossover will be on the new Jaguar iQ...

The crossover will be on the new Jaguar iQ platform aluminum [Al], not a Land Rover one. Sure, there'll probably be some LR magic in the drivetrain tech, but this is no DEW98 or Mondeo scenario.
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 09-12-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,113
Posted By pcread
don't forget, the Jag crossover will eat some of...

don't forget, the Jag crossover will eat some of Land Rover's lunch.

so in a few years, the Jaguar range will be...
where ? unknown

XE: sedan, coupe, sportbrake, convertible? in AWD and...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 09-12-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,113
Posted By pcread
doubt JLR under Ford could have achieved that....

doubt JLR under Ford could have achieved that. Tata is doing a better job of gently managing the brands forward. The XE looks like a sharper, small XF and, dare I say it, more like the old C-XF...
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