13 March 2013
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After winning our on-road head-to-head test, can the Range Rover's incredible off-road ability slay the supercar-rivalling Porsche Cayenne Turbo? Sutcliffe heads off road to find out.

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13 March 2013

If ever there was better evidence of biased road testers: "Come on, Range Rover! Come on, Range Rover! Yes! The Porsche's stuck... ha, ha, ha, ha!". Very balanced...

Another shameful example of Autocar trying to do Land Rover's PR for them. I'd say this video was even worse than the last one.

14 March 2013

I thought it was meant to be a bit of fun, obviously nothing serious, a bit like the Dad's race at school sports day.  I am sure that if the test had been done on German mud/grass, the Porker would have won.

13 March 2013

I am surprised that the Porsche even got to the start with the known problem that the SatNav won't take full UK Post Codes. 

13 March 2013

The drag race wasn't quite 'exactly' the same test, the Cayenne Turbo here was wearing 295/35 summer tyres whilst the RR was wearing 275/45 all-terrain tyres.

I'm not for a moment suggesting a Cayenne can do what a Range Rover can do off-road, it can't, but at least make this highly irrelevant test a fair one.

I didn't care much for the autosuggestive script either.


14 March 2013

where exactly did you see that the RR tyres were all-terrain? If it's the same as other (journalist) tests, both cars are wearing full road tyres. 

 

 

13 March 2013

How bloody ridiculous! Initially, the Cayenne was ahead, until, umm, it conveniently hit the previously-chewed muddy patch, whereas the Range Rover's 'course' was wet grass.

Autocar's credibility plummets, yet again.

13 March 2013

Porsche : make Porsche and no more Panzer.

 

13 March 2013

Please stop the bias Autocar, it's getting ridiculous.

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14 March 2013

Although not the most balanced test ever, it is certainly more relevant than racing round the Nurburgring, as far more owners will be traversing slippery slopes than going racing (even if the majority will encounter nothing more challenging than the odd curb or two).

14 March 2013

ok then steve, lets play fair and have that Range Rover go against the Land Cruiser V8

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