SANTA BARBARA, CA – Land Rover North America introduces an "Americanized" version of the 3-door Freelander in a bid to maintain the "buzz" surrounding the hot-selling SUV, a brand executive says. The vehicle, set to arrive this fall along with the ’03 5-door Freelander, features a removable hardtop and characteristic Land Rover accessories such as brush bars. "We’re trying to put a lot of kit on it," says Steve McKnight, vice president and general manager-Land Rover North America. ...

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