Land Rover Builds a Retro Infotainment Hub With Knobs and Dials For Ageing Classics

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IF you have an old Land Rover or Jaguar and IF money is no object and IF you would like a new radio and satnav, THEN Land Rover’s classic team has a really quite impressive solution. It’s building retro-futuristic entertainment devices to slot into ancient old vehicles, bringing knobs and dials and a 3.5-inch touchscreen to the world of rotary fans and sliding vents.

The image atop the page shows such a thing, which is a quite beautifully modern piece of kit that fits in with any stinks-of-dog 1990s Land Rover interior, blending its new screen and Bluetooth connectivity with rotary controls and physical buttons. The cost of the thing is a bit much, mind, at £1,000 for the head unit

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