Land Rover Range Rover
Land Rover Range Rover
The tank-like SUV is going on a diet, courtesy of its new owners, India's Tata Motors. Unofficial reports have it that a liberal use of aluminum and high-tensile steel has trimmed some 1,100 pounds from the vehicle's more than two-and-a-half ton weight. Designers have apparently decided that the RR body's sharp angles are as iconic as the Taj Mahal, but they are said to have pushed the wheels closer to the corners for more interior space.

By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine - Last updated April 19 2012: 7:16 AM ET
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