While they evoke an image of traversing the wilderness, in reality Land Rovers are more likely to be seen roaming country-club parking lots. The top-end Range Rover can be an imposing alternative to a large luxury sedan, with a cushy ride and an opulent interior. But some lesser models, such as the Evoque, are high on style and low on substance. Off-road capabilities remain first-rate on most models. However, others see a new emphasis on fuel economy and on-road manners. Powertrains and other components are shared with Jaguar, its corporate sibling under Tata Motors ownership. Reliability remains a serious concern.
Reimagined model comes in two- and four-door versions.
A road map to auto industry ownership and partnerships.
Redesigned SUV is hurt by jerky powertrain and fussy tech.
Doors may look securely closed but they could open unexpectedly.