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pcread
01-06-2005, 07:15 AM
<I>LAND ROVER is reporting a 49% sales surge in the US for December and heralds it as a springboard for future growth this year.<p>At this week's Detroit Motor Show the midlands maker will be exhibiting its revamped Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models.<p>Land Rover said it was confident that its new models would maintain momentum well into 2005 and beyond. </I><p>Autowired<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by pcread at 9:19 AM 1/6/2005</i>

taskbearer
01-07-2005, 12:45 AM
Great news for Landrover than. It seems Ford has finnaly done it. The companies puzzle pieces are just coming together so well. Ford has put landy and Aston back on track with both companies eschewing exiciting new product ranges. Now its Jaguar's turn. Can't wait to se this marques turnaround.

bolita
01-07-2005, 08:15 AM
I want to see what Land Rover does with the Freelander & Defender.<p>If they play it right Land Rover will be a huge success.

pcread
01-08-2005, 05:07 AM
Frrelander and Defender are still a wee while away. Everyone at Solihull just needs to take a step back, inhale deeply and see what the world thinks of these 2 new cars and the facelift before finalizing the other 2.

meh130
03-25-2005, 07:17 PM
This increase was probably due to the introduction of the LR3. I test drove one and loved it. However, with gas prices through the roof now, 14/18mpg on premium gas is not going to do it for me. But still, assuming the LR3 really gets 18 mpg on the highway, that is only about 3 mpg less than my Freelander gets on the highway.

KebabGud
03-25-2005, 07:39 PM
its all due to the rappers...

Roadster44
03-26-2005, 09:52 AM
KebabGud you're right. But credit is due to LR for creating such an image. Their products look extrovert, drive great and I think in another 2 years they will have a solid product portfolio.<p>Welcome change from as recent as 5 years ago of complete blandness, where if you bought an LR you were probably a suburban housewife.

nismo
03-26-2005, 11:08 AM
Wait till the new Freelander debuts... better gas mileage and a price more people can afford, its a guaranteed success if it continues on LR's new state of styling...

bolita
03-28-2005, 07:17 AM
I believe that Freelander is key for US sales as well as the Defender if it ever is reworked for the US. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pirate2.gif" BORDER="0">

Roadster44
03-28-2005, 06:13 PM
Freelander is crucial, as I mentioned in one of my posts I believe that customers will go for high-end or low-end suv's that still boast great fuel mileage. LR should play it right with Freelander and make it a mini pimp daddy RR for under $40k.

Cozz
03-28-2005, 07:18 PM
Anyone know how many units where sold? They can sell one today and two tomarrow and it's 100% gain yet still ****ty sales.

nismo
03-28-2005, 09:16 PM
The Freelander is going to remain in the high $20k's because the LR3 is under $40k and the V6 isn't even available yet...

Roadster44
04-01-2005, 11:31 AM
Please check prices of LR3, my belief is 40k to 65k from where RR takes over.

Hornbag
04-01-2005, 06:25 PM
This is why i love Ford! Aston, Mazda, Volvo and now Landrover are so much improved its amazing! Now Ford needs to add sum style to their range, do something with Lincolin and Mercurn and then totally update the Jag range...

Roadster44
04-01-2005, 06:26 PM
Okay Freelander from 27k to 31k, LR3 from 44k to 53k, RR from 73k.