Brief Guide for Replacing Your Land Rover Tires

When the time comes to change out the tires on your Land Rover, you have many options for getting the job done. But first things first. Barring a flat tire, large visible cracks, a bubble in the tread, or an obvious puncture by a sharp object, how do you know when it is time to…

Which are the Best Land Rovers for Off-Roading?

Land Rover has been synonymous with the best in off-roading for decades. So, it is hard to pinpoint exactly which model performs best after the pavement runs out and you find yourself driving over much more challenging terrain. That’s a little like having to name your favorite child. Every Land Rover model is capable of…

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Is The Land Rover Range Rover a Status Symbol?

If you are are judged by the company you keep (as Grandma used to remind me every time she saw me with my friends) then you’d better get used to people assuming you’re some kind of mover or shaker when they spot you behind the wheel of a Range Rover. Because surely you have achieved…

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Get Personal with Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations

Purchasing a Land Rover, any Land Rover, is already a highly unique and personalized experience steeped in luxury, prestige, and tradition. But imagine if you could take it a step further by adding your own personal touch to a broad range of customizations, thus creating a vehicle that is like no other SUV on the…

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What Land Rovers have Queen Elizabeth II been seen driving?

The Royal Mews, on the grounds of  Buckingham Palace, is more than one of the finest equestrian facilities in the world.  In addition to stabling over 30 Windsor Greys and Cleveland Bays, the Mews houses the British monarch’s historic collection of royal coaches and carriages, as well as many of Queen Elizabeth’s collection of classic…

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Keeping Your Cool: What You Need to Know About Jaguar and Land Rover Engine Coolant

When it comes to engine coolants (aka, antifreeze), one size does NOT fit all. You can’t simply walk into your neighborhood auto parts store and grab the first product labeled “antifreeze-coolant.” It doesn’t work that way. These days, different manufacturers prescribe different blends of engine coolants for their different makes and models. Land Rover is…

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Sarasota’s Car History – Museums, Roads, and the History of Transition in Sarasota Florida.

How the Automobile Shaped Sarasota and the Gulf Coast It is impossible to accurately recount the history of Sarasota without acknowledging the role the automobile played in fueling the state’s spectacular growth and development. Indeed, Florida’s evolution from a sweltering, mosquito-infested backwater into the nation’s third most populous state almost always includes harrowing tales about…

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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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