Land Rover Creates Futuristic Range Rover Sport For Hulu Science

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Land Rover Creates Futuristic Range Rover Sport For Hulu Science-Fiction Series ‘The First’‘CarBuzz

The show stars two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn, whilethe one-off Range Rover Sport will be driven by Natascha McElhone who plays a visionary aerospace magnate called Laz Ingram.

‘We are excited to partner with Hulu for this fantastic series,’ said Michael Curmi, Brand Experience Director, Jaguar Land Rover. ‘With the show set in the near future, it was an exciting challenge to work with Westward Productions and Hulu to create a vision of what a Range Rover Sport might look like in the 2030s and to have it featured throughout the series.’

Many of the custom Range Rover Sport’s futuristic features were added in post-production, including fully autonomous driving capabilities, an exterior Smart Light Bar that acts as a 360 degree sensor that enhances the occupant experience by communicating with other vehicles and reading the road surfaces, and an optional steering wheel that can retract into the dashboard.

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Hulu and Range Rover Are Partnering on an Integrated Campaign and a Futuristic Car

Range Rover and Hulu partnered to create a futuristic car that isn’t available for purchase but will appear in an original series for the streaming service.

The car, based on a Range Rover Sport that could be found around 2030, was designed to match the futuristic timeline in which the show, The First, is set.’ Two other cars were ‘reshaped and recreated’ inside and out to make a recognizable, but futuristic ride, said Michael Curmi, director, brand experience, Jaguar Land Rover North America.

The First, a show about astronauts racing to become the first humans on Mars, features Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone and premieres Friday.

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  • Date: 2018-09-13T13:00:36+00:00
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Futuristic Range Rover Sport Was Made For Hulu’s ‘The First’

Instead, it highlights a special movie car that’s featured in a new drama series called ‘The First’, which is available for streaming on Hulu as of Friday, September 14.

Based on the current Range Rover Sport, the vehicle features lots of futuristic technologies, some of which were added in post-production. Among the equipment is the fully autonomous driving system, which, unlike true Level 5 self-driving cars, does have a steering wheel, and it can retract into the dashboard.

‘For Me, a Car Is Art on Wheels’: Land Rover’s Design Director Gerry McGovern on the Artistry That Fuels His Award

The designer is well versed in the history of art and architectural innovation, and brings his personal panache to the Land Rover brand.

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Since taking over as design director for Land Rover in 2006, Gerry McGovern has sought to inject the venerable and famously rugged British brand with a dose of high style, transforming its fleet of function-first utility vehicles into eye-catching objects of desire. McGovern’s vision is Modernist. It is reductive. And it is working. Earlier this year, McGovern was the toast of the World Car Awards in New York, where his Range Rover Velar was named 2018 World Car Design of the Year.

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  • Date: 2018-08-28T17:17:19+00:00
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Jaguar Land Rover Creates Vintage-Looking Infotainment System for Jaguar and Land Rover

It’s ‘blast-from-the-past meets high-technology.’ Yes, Jaguar Land Rover has created something cool that classic car lovers will surely love: a classic-looking ‘radio’ infotainment system.

These new range of classic infotainment systems has modern navigation, audio, and infotainment features that can be fitted to classic cars to help them blend in and give them a more vintage look.

Available in five designs including two Jaguar and two Land Rover-branded units, the Classic Infotainment System is compatible with negative earth vehicles. It includes DAB, FM, AM radio, customizable satellite navigation, and Bluetooth. It offers premium sound quality from a single DIN head unit with built-in 4 x 45-watt output.

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