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What's the difference between a Land Rover and a Ran...

Land Rover and Range Rover are often used interchangeably, but they refer to different things. Land Rover is the brand...
Land Rover and Range Rover are often used interchangeably, but they refer to different things. Land Rover is the brand or the manufacturer, while Range Rover is a specific model under the Land Rover brand. In other words, all Range Rovers are Land Rovers, but not all Land Rovers are Range RoversThe Land Rover brand was established in 1948 and is known for its robust, luxurious SUVs that are equally at home on city streets and rugged trails. The Range...
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Land Rover TD5

The Land Rover TD5 engine, introduced in 1998, marked a significant advancement in Land Rover's diesel technology. It was loosely...
The Land Rover TD5 engine, introduced in 1998, marked a significant advancement in Land Rover's diesel technology. It was loosely based on the Rover Group's L-series diesel engine and was the company's last in-house diesel engine. The TD5 engine was used in the Land Rover Defender and the Discovery Series II. This five-cylinder direct injection turbo diesel intercooled engine offered improved performance and greater refinement compared to its predecessor, the 300Tdi. It was designed to be more tuneable, with numerous...
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The Land Rover 300Tdi

The 300Tdi In response to the rough and noisy 200Tdi, Land Rover developed the 300 TDi, maintaining the same cylinder...
The 300Tdi In response to the rough and noisy 200Tdi, Land Rover developed the 300 TDi, maintaining the same cylinder capacity and power output as the 200 but with a complete redesign for smoother operation, quieter performance, and cost-effectiveness. The 300 TDi saw a new block, repositioned ancillaries, a redesigned cylinder head, and a single serpentine drive belt. Notably, the Defender model required significant modifications to accommodate the new engine, including moving the gearbox and transfer box forward. The 300...
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The Land Rover 200TDi

Introduced between 1989 and 1994, the Land Rover 200Tdi engine succeeded the older 2.5-litre diesel, debuting in the Defender.  Appreciated...
Introduced between 1989 and 1994, the Land Rover 200Tdi engine succeeded the older 2.5-litre diesel, debuting in the Defender.  Appreciated for its sturdiness and reliability, the 200Tdi is known for delivering substantial power over the older 12 and 19j engines. With a 2.5-litre capacity and four cylinders, it outputs 112bhp and 187.34 (254Nm) torque. It's favored for its longevity and fuel efficiency. Some enthusiasts prefer it over the newer 300Tdi for its fuel economy. Properly maintained, the 200Tdi is celebrated...
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Caring for Your Classic Land Rover in Northern Utah

Caring for Your Classic Land Rover in Northern Utah   For owners of iconic Land Rover models like the Discovery,...
Caring for Your Classic Land Rover in Northern Utah   For owners of iconic Land Rover models like the Discovery, Defender, and Range Rover Classic, finding quality service can be a challenge here in Utah. But with the right maintenance, these British classics can handle the rugged landscape of the Beehive State. The specialists at Import Motor Werx serving Salt Lake City and surrounding areas, have extensive expertise with Land Rovers old and new. Our technicians have the experience and passion to...
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The Land Rover Discovery 1

Embracing the Legacy of the Land Rover Discovery 1 The Land Rover Discovery 1 is attaining a newfound appreciation among...
Embracing the Legacy of the Land Rover Discovery 1 The Land Rover Discovery 1 is attaining a newfound appreciation among off-road enthusiasts and collectors. Produced from 1989 to 1998, the "Disco 1" was Land Rover's entry into the mid-size luxury SUV market. Now, over 20 years since the last Discovery 1 rolled off the production line, this capable and boxy classic 4x4 is gaining value in the used marketplace. Clean, low-mileage Discovery 1 examples are now regularly commanding prices between...
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The Soaring Value of The Land Rover Defender

Why Is the Value of The Land Rover Defender Skyrocketing? The Land Rover Defender is an automotive icon known for...
Why Is the Value of The Land Rover Defender Skyrocketing? The Land Rover Defender is an automotive icon known for its classic and rugged off-road capabilities. While Land Rover ceased production of the Defender in 2016 after 70 years of continuous production, the classic Defenders (Land Rover Series Trucks, 90 and 110 Models) from earlier eras are now attaining skyrocketing values in the collector car market. Early Series I, II, and III Defenders are especially coveted by enthusiasts and are...
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Grey Market Vehicle Imports

What is a grey market vehicle? According to Wikipedia -  Grey import vehicles are new or used motor vehicles and motorcycles...
What is a grey market vehicle? According to Wikipedia -  Grey import vehicles are new or used motor vehicles and motorcycles legally imported from another country through channels other than the maker's official distribution system. The synonymous term parallel import is sometimes substituted.[1][2] Car makers frequently arbitrage markets, setting the price according to local market conditions so the same vehicle will have different real prices in different territories. Grey import vehicles circumvent this profit-maximization strategy. Car makers and local distributors sometimes regard grey imports as a threat...
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Range Rover Classics

The Classic Range Rover.   We've been restoring, repairing and servicing Range Rover Classics for several years.  The Range Rover...
The Classic Range Rover.   We've been restoring, repairing and servicing Range Rover Classics for several years.  The Range Rover is like a lot of other classics out there, but different as well.  As its under belly and chassis are built from steel, they tend not to love wet and salty environments.  We've had to replace many floor pans, foot wells, sills, wheel wells etc.  Engine swaps, Head gasket repairs etc.  If you've got an old Range Rover Classic thats...
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Land Rover Repair

Land Rover Service and Repair   If you've got an old Land Rover thats sitting somewhere waiting for repair, Look...
Land Rover Service and Repair   If you've got an old Land Rover thats sitting somewhere waiting for repair, Look no further.  At Import Motor Werx we Specialize in Classic Land Rover Service, Repair, Upgrades and even Custom Fabrication.   Whether you have a project thats never been finished, a 200TDi thats bit the dust or perhaps you want more power in your Land Rover Defender- We can help. Just recently one of our customers was traveling to Utah and...
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The New Defender vs the Original

The Defender...   Looking at the New Defender, there are ever so slight homages paid to that Land Rover that...
The Defender...   Looking at the New Defender, there are ever so slight homages paid to that Land Rover that is loved by many and became an icon around the globe.  As they say.. "Circles in Squares, circles in squares"  There is some truth in this.  But does it really pay true homage to the original Defender?   Watching videos online of the New Defender attempting to make its way up rocky inclines are at best cringe worthy.  While on...
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