Land Rover Defender: meeting the man behind JE Motorworks

There’s more demand than ever for modifications to Land Rovers, and Jonathan Douglas probably knows more about it than anyone. We’ve gone to Coventry to find out what he does. JE Motorworks, on the outskirts of Coventry, barely a mile from the base of what is now Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations performance tuning department, is a company that might have put what we now know as SVO out of business before it even got started. It will be a name familiar to anyone who deals in extra-special Land…

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New Land Rover Defender will be brand’s most high-tech car yet

Land Rover’s upcoming rugged new 4×4 will get even more advanced off-road tech than the latest Discovery. The new Defender, Land Rover’s forthcoming replacement for the much-lamented 67-year-old icon that finally went out of production late last year, will make use of technology even more modern than that adopted by the recently launched, all-new Discovery when it finally hits the market at the beginning 2019. Land Rover, which over the past 20 years has cleverly adapted conventional antilock braking and traction control systems to pioneer Hill Descent Control and Terrain…

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