Land Rover Arrives At Rugby World Cup 2011

Land Rover arrives at Rugby World Cup 2011

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The Land Rover Discovery 4 and Range Rover Sport will be regular sites at the forthcoming Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand after the tournament signed a deal with Land Rover.

The deal means 30 British-built Land Rover cars will be decked out in exclusive World Cup badging and used by the organisers of the tournament.

Then, once the tournament is over in November, the Land Rover Discovery 4 and Range Rover Sport special editions will be sold to customers as some of the most exclusive Land Rovers ever made.

James Yates, Group General Manager, Land Rover New Zealand added, "We are extremely proud to be supporting Rugby World Cup 2011 this year in New Zealand by providing a fleet of vehicles to help with the organisation of the Tournament.

"These special vehicles will be on sale to the general public once the Tournament has finished in November."

The luxury Range Rover Sport SUV boasts the premium feel and high levels of equipment that is synonymous with the Range Rover brand.

Priced from £48,035, the Range Rover Sport retains the 4x4 ability of a typical Land Rover vehicle, but it adds smaller dimensions than the Range Rover and has proved popular with many more suburban buyers than the off-road range.

The Land Rover Discovery 4, meanwhile, is a consummate off-road Land Rover with a powerful 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine and Land Rover's famous All Terrain system.

Prices for the Land Rover Discovery start from £36,785 and although not as luxurious as the Range Rover, it is still one of the best-equipped 4x4s on the market thanks to its three equipment-packed trim levels; GS, XS and range-topping HSE.

Both the Range Rover Sport and Land Rover Discovery 4 are on sale in the UK now, where they will soon be joined by the newest Land Rover model, the stylish Range Rover Evoque.