SANTA BARBARA, CA – With the launch of the Freelander 2 (renamed LR2 for North America and the Middle East) Land Rover continues a period of unprecedented growth. The brand, part of the Ford Motor Co.’s Premier Automotive Group, introduced only eight vehicles in its first 55 years. In the past five years, it has launched four new products: a new Range Rover in 2002; Discovery 3 (LR3) in 2004; an all-new Range Rover Sport in 2005; and Freelander 2/LR2 debuting now. Land Rover saw global ...

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