What are Meridian Sound Systems, and Which Land Rovers Feature Them?

I am the first to admit to knowing precious little about what goes on under the hood of a car. I can check the oil, add wiper fluid and (maybe) change a tire; but that’s the extent of my automotive prowess. On the other hand, as a lifelong music lover and amateur audiophile, I insist…

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A Map and Guide of Sarasota’s Neighborhoods – Everything You Need to Know

  Siesta Key In the 1880s, homesteaders began settling on what once was “Sarasota Key,” now Siesta Key. However, few remained long enough to take claim. Siesta Key was no more than a home for swarms of mosquitos, poisonous snakes, and other predators back then. In 1906, Capt. Louis Roberts and his wife Ocean Hansen…

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Parrish Florida Growth – What’s to Be Expected in Homes and Businesses

The first time I visited Parrish, Florida was more than 20 years ago, not long after I moved to the Sarasota-Bradenton area.   I had to meet a prospective client in the small east Manatee hamlet and was in route to the address they had given me.  After driving on a two-lane country road for what…

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How to Setup the 2022 Land Rover Bluetooth System

1.) Put your Land Rover in PARK. 2.) Select “tap to connect phone” in the home menu of your Land Rover’s car panel. 3.) Go to your SETTINGS and turn on BLUETOOTH in your mobile device. 4.) Select “Land Rover Velar” under devices in your mobile device. 5.) When the dashboard system recognizes your device,…

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Why Does my Land Rover Say Restricted Performance and What Does it Mean?

Why is my Land Rover flashing the red triangle with an exclamation mark while saying Restricted Performance? The Restricted Performance alert indicates that there is an issue within your Land Rover’s power system. The power system is the internal function of your Land Rover and should be inspected by your dealer. Your dealer will most…

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Chasing the Camel: A Short History of Land Rover Racing

If someone asked you to close your eyes and picture a race car, your mind would likely conjure up the image of a typical NASCAR, Generation-6 racer—which basically looks like a street-legal car, but with the logos of its sponsoring entities plastered over every square inch of its body.  Or you might imagine an Indy-style…

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What is So Special About Land Rovers?

  At just 21” X 30.25”, the Mona Lisa isn’t an especially large painting.  Yet the most famous portrait in the world is said to be assessed (for insurance purposes) at upwards of $2.67 billion—or over $4 million per square inch.  Which seems absurd.   But that is merely the opinion of someone (me) who doesn’t…

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On the Road to the Best Off-Road Trails in Florida

 As every Floridian will proudly point out, the Sunshine State is much more than the sum of its spectacular beaches, iconic theme parks and endless variety of recreational opportunities.  No matter how esoteric your preferences, there is no end to Florida’s leisure options, including an exceptional choice of venues to challenge your off-road driving skills….

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How to Drive a Land Rover Off-Road: Some Techniques to Know

Did you know that over 1.1 million trucks and SUVs were purchased in the USA in 2018? Looking to take your SUV off-road? If you want to take a high-quality SUV like a Land Rover off-road, your vehicle may be ready, but are you? You will need more than your average suburban driving skills. If…

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The Amazing Land Rover Origin and History

In the early 1970s the designs for the Range Rover were held in such high regard, that they were displayed in an exhibition at the world’s largest art museum – The Louvre, in Paris. The Land Rover origin, however, has its roots in humble (and rather sandy) beginnings, where the very first designs were sprawled…

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