The 11th Annual Victory Cup!

Victory Cup – presented by Black Stone USA – was an annual social event and fundraiser that Senator Greg Ball held during his time in office. Now that Greg has returned to the private sector, Victory Cup lives on as a private, for profit event and “The Best Party of the Summer”.

This event is being held, in part, as a fundraiser for two cherished not for profits:  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Dell Children’s Medical Center. The Victory Cup has consistently grown in both New York and Austin, and approximately $25,000 was donated to various charities in 2015.

Get dressed up and come enjoy several polo matches and then watch the Derby on a huge Mobile LED Screen on the polo field!    This is not your typical uptight polo match.  Come ready to party and enjoy an amazing farm to table meal prepared by local chefs on the polo field.

There will be a car show with tons of classic automobiles on display including Land Rovers!   Spread the word and take advantage of this opportunity and enjoy this kid friendly, pet friendly event while taking in classic cars, enjoying a picnic lunch, or just watching a riveting polo match with surprise celebrity players.

Land Rover invites you to come out and enjoy this spectacular day of cars, food, fashion, majestic horses, beautiful people and heart pounding polo!

The 2016 Victory Cup/Derby Day will be taking place on May 7th and is located at 13628 Gregg Manor Rd, Austin, Texas.  Call Land Rover Austin for more information or feel free to visit the Victory Cup website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Land Rover Austin
1515 W. 5th Street AustinTX78703 USA 
 • 512-236-0000

13 Years of SCARR!

Land Rover Austin is once again participating in the 13th annual SCARR event to be held from April 20th-24th at the Barnwell Mountain Recreational Area in Gilmer, Texas!scarr2

SCARR is an off-road event for any and all Land Rover enthusiasts and attracts people from all parts of the country to learn, practice, and improve their off-road skills.

Each year SCARR attendees enjoy good times with family and friends while meeting fellow Land Rover owners from around the country. Past attendees have come from all over the country as well as from England, Europe and South America.

Since the first event held in 2003, attendance has steadily grown over the years – 2015 brought 102 vehicles and over 210 attendees. Texas Rovers has reserved the entire park once again this year. Some of the SCARR events will include daily trail runs, a driver’s challenge and activities for the kids.SCARRpic1

Richard Ross with R & J’s Concession has traveled all the way from Louisiana to offer up tasty breakfast and lunch items in his food truck.

If you are keen to participate in the next SCARR event, then give us a call here at  Land Rover Austin and we will gladly get you rolling.

Happy trails!

JLR InMotion

Jaguar Land Rover’s new InMotion mobility business aims to capitalize on the growing carsharing boom and develop other forms of alternative transportation. The first pilot programs kick off in the coming months in North America, Europe, and Asia.jagg

JLR owns InMotion, but the company acts independently from the automaker. “As a start-up business, InMotion combines the flexibility and pace needed to compete in the ever-changing mobility sector. It allows us to react quickly to new tech and ever-changing customer demands,” Adrian Hallmark, JLR’s Group Strategy Director, said in a statement.

The 30-person firm intends to develop its own answers to upcoming transport problems and also invest in entrepreneurs to develop those solutions.  InMotion hasn’t provided too many details about what projects the firm expects to tackle, but the Website mentions carsharing and on-demand delivery services.jag

JLR says that it will first start collecting information from people from different walks of life across the world about the kind of travel and transport issues that they face.   It will later carry out an in-depth analysis and the insights from the analysis can lead to some real-world experiments and multiple approaches which can be effective in solving those transport and travel issues.  The next stage is to develop a business and technology platform upon which the solution can be developed and launched.   Jaguar Land Rover says that it is confident about this approach as it allows to build engaging and relevant services.

Establishing InMotion shows just how Land Rover goes above and beyond, and how they won’t be left behind when it comes to the current trends in the auto industry.

Truly Above and Beyond

Land Rover was ecstatic to help Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson unveil Virgin Galactic’s new SpaceShipTwo at a special reveal and naming ceremony at their Mojave Air and Space Port base in California!galac

A glorious Range Rover Autobiography took center stage at the global reveal, towing out the new SpaceShipTwo in front of the world’s media, special guests and a group of Virgin Galactic’s “Future Astronauts”.

Guests at the unveiling ceremony including Virgin Galactic’s stakeholders, VIP guests and Future Astronaut customers, watched on as Sir Richard arrived in the Range Rover and the new SpaceShipTwo made its global debut. The event also marked the special official naming moment of the new SpaceShipTwo, with Stephen Hawking announcing the name VSS Unity via a specially recorded message.

The tow-out of VSS Unity by a Range Rover Autobiography marks the latest milestone in the partnership between the two pioneering brands; a partnership based around a strong British heritage and a true spirit of adventure, but underpinned by a desire to push the boundaries of technical innovation.

A fleet of Land Rover vehicles currently provides valuable support for the Virgin Galactic team at its base in Mojave, and will be an important part of its commercial operations for future astronauts at Spaceport America in New Mexico.gal

Stephen Attenborough, Commercial Director at Virgin Galactic said: “Since our partnership began in April 2014, Land Rover has become an integral part of the team’s day to day operating environment in Mojave. Therefore it was fitting that the Range Rover Autobiography took a starring role in today’s events as our new SpaceShipTwo, Unity, made its global debut. We’re looking forward to more collaboration across the business including STEM programs as well as engineering, design and product initiatives.”

Both Land Rover and Virgin Galactic run highly regarded community relations and STEM education programs, which encourage young people to aspire to a future in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.