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Post by MarkHawkins » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:15 pm

When I saw in the news that Elon Musk was going to send his old roadster up on a rocket, I wondered if he had been inspired by this -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJdrlWR-yFM


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Post by MarkHawkins » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:02 pm

I saw that a new 2 door Range Rover is being launched at a premium price
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If they made it a bit lower, gave it a longer bonnet and tapered the rear windows, it could look really good!


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Post by 1969SE5 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:08 pm

still break down though....


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Post by philhoward » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:13 pm

Saw one in a prototype area a while back. Supposedly a special order batch for the Middle East?


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Post by turbster » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:18 pm

Why will it break down??

Think I read they were making 499 at £240k each..


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Post by philhoward » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:23 pm

Less doors = higher price.


Worked for the Evoque...


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Post by Coupe Racing » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:42 pm

They are making 999 and built to order at JLR SVO


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Post by turbster » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:51 pm

Close :lol:


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Post by Roger Pennington » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:20 pm

Coupe Racing wrote:
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They are making 999
Presumably a special order for the Police? :wink:


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Post by 1969SE5 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:24 am



“Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you.”

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Post by turbster » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:14 am

1969SE5 wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:24 am
just something i read... http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars ... anese.html
No, that's not good.. I heard similar things before buying an Evoque a few years ago, but it's been faultless.


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Post by MarkHawkins » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:14 am

Land Rover Monthly is celebrating 70 years of land Rover with some free stickers. One of them reads 'Land Rover - proudly turning drivers into mechanics for 70 years'


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Post by turbster » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:18 am

They've taught me a lot over the years!! Nearly had as many as I've had Scimitars... OK, maybe not :lol:


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Post by steve bryant » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:16 pm

the series land rovers were the only 4x4 that handled the sani pass on a regular basis and gave little trouble in return.
the chassis did snap under the drivers feet and the spare wheel would destroy the bonnet, but those were minor problems. :)



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Post by drcdb15 » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:12 pm

If you're looking for a limited edition British Leyland-derived car that will make you stand out on the King's Road cruise (does that still happen?), be more exclusive than any Range Rover and yet be within the reach of those of us of modest means, then look no further....

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C859887

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