Archive for the ‘Land Rover’ Category

Prindiville Land Rover Defender

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Prindiville is a prestigious British tuner, and they’ve just came up with a cool package for the Land Rover Defender.

Limited to only 25 units, each priced at £52,000 or US$81,500, this Defender features enhancements to the suspension, braking system, cooling, and engine by Defender specialists, Lincolnshire-based Alive Tuning.

Prindiville Land Rover Defender Prindiville Design Defender

Prindiville fits it with signature badge, a titanium high performance sports exhaust, chrome side protection runners, LED front and rear headlamps, ribbed undershield, in addition to front and rear parking sensors and cameras.

They’ve also tuned the engine, the 2.4-litre TDi powerplant is boosted from 122 to 190 bhp, and a peak torque of 460Nm. It takes 10 seconds to hit 60mph.

Arden Styling Kit for Evoque

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

We were expecting something more thorough from British tuner Arden for the Range Rover Evoque, but this is what we get.

The package includes a very subtle visual tweak, and a few extra horses for the diesel engine.

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The car gets new stainless steel mesh grille at front for added bling bling, and a pair of side steps. These round bars are actually illuminated and can be controlled via remote control! Suspension lowering and wheels are also provided.

As for the engine, the 2.2 liter diesel unit gets an extra 25 hp and 50 Nm out of it.

Kahn Defender New Wheels

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Kahn has updated its Land rover Defender with a set of new wheels.

The wheels in question are for the RS series finished in a cool gunmetal grey. They can be ordered from 16 to 18-inch size and totally match the Defender’s military styling.

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With simple clean lines, soft organic surfaces on the edge of the spoke and a purposeful mechanical centre, the Kahn defender wheels, built for off roaders, is essentially a high end product – which is a bit more stylistic than current offerings.

No word on the price, but Kahn is not a cheap tuner.

Project Kahn Land Rover Defender 2015

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Yes, already Kahn has started its project to come up with a range of upgraded models the minute Land Rover released the new Defender in 2015.

The car does not exist yet as such, it just has been revealed as the DC100 concept car. But the only decent press image LR had released was enough for Kahn to get busy and shows what they have in mind using computer renderings!

Project Kahn Land Rover Defender 2015 kahn defender 1

They are proposing four different design of Military, Terrain, Surfer and 477. All of them are fitted with the company’s RS wheels, but each has a different purpose. The military for example is a pickup truck.

Each car also benefits from a bespoke interior program.

Kahn Land Rover Discovery Black

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Project Kahn already has a kit for the owners of the Land Rover Discovery LR4 who wants to be distinguished.

But they decided to enhances it, and launch version two of the kit using the black theme. The result is the Discovery Black Edition.

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The all black exterior comes with tinted windows and blacked-out grilles all around. But the 22-inh RS-600 wheels are silver finished. You could order them in black or just go for the the RS-l ones.

Not to mention the car also benefits from Kahn’s body kit consisting of S grille in matt black, side vents, colour coded side skirts, red calipers, led lights, aluminum foot pedals, Kahn sports exhaust system.

Land Rover Discovery by Kahn

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Kahn Design takes a break from tuning Range Rover models, and instead has come up with a nice kit for the Land Rover Discovery LR4.

The car comes with a cool body kit consisting of a front and rear bumper with vented wheel arches, front grille with 3D mesh and front wheel arch led light technology. The changes have revamped the looks of the LR4 and gave it a more aggressive and sporty look and feel.

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A set of RS-X 22-inch wheels by Kahn complete the package.

Inside the cabin there’s many modifications, such as steering lock, privacy lights, sat nav, multimedia entertainment system, heated seats, front and rear park assist.

Startech Land Rover Defender Yachting

Friday, November 26th, 2010

For 2010 Essen Motor Show Startech has kitted out a Land Rover Defender 90 in a rather special way.

They call it the Yachting edition and there’s a clue. It gets its cues from yachts and has a white exterior finish and a wooden floor inside the cabin.

Startech Land Rover Defender Yachting startech defender yachting 1

Moreover the interior is garnished with Recaro seats, leather and navy blue leather for upholstery and trimming, and a top-notch entertainment system.

The car also gets 16-inch wheels with 265/75 R tires.

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Superchips kit for TDV6 Land Rover

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

The new ECU upgrade kit from Superchips is designed to increase the output of the 3.0 liter V6 diesel that powers the Land Rover Discovery LR4 and Range Rover Sport HSE.

And it does it job brilliantly by adding an extra 30 bhp / 67Nm, which means the output is now 282 bhp (compared to a measured 247 bhp as standard,) and 638 Nm (465 lb.ft,) compared to 587 Nm standard.

Superchips kit for TDV6 Land Rover superchips range sport

Amazingly, Superchips says that this upgrade reduces fuel consumption becasue it offers bigger torque at less RPM, you you press the throttle less often.

Price of this kit is 445 GBP.

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Unichip Land Rover Freelander 2 Diesel

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Unichip released a U-Connect piggyback ECU package for the Land Rover Freelander 2 powered by the 2.2 liter TD4 diesel engine.

This kit instantly increase the output to 180 bhp at 3164 rpm and 362lb.ft at just 2346 rpm which is 20 bhp & 52 lb.ft of torque more than the standard.

Unichip Land Rover Freelander 2 Diesel Land Rover Freelander TD4

The package is priced at £478 but you get improved in-gear acceleration and sharper throttle response, while the 42 mpg fuel efficiency of the car remains unchanged.

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