With two new Land Rovers on the market, the next challenge for the British brand is a complete redesign – and probably a new name – for the Freelander. The youthful Freelander compact SUV was the best-selling SUV in Europe for a number of years following its 1997 launch, says Land Rover Design Director Geoff Upex. The need to re-engineer it for the U.S. and get a V-6 took time, making it late to the party when it finally bowed in fall 2001. Land Rover Freelander While the most ...

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