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2006 Range Rover Sport Receives Automotive Lease Guide's (ALG) 2006 Residual Value Award

2006 Range Rover Sport Predicted to Retain Highest Residual Value in the CUV Segment

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23 -- Land Rover North America is proud to announce ALG's recognition of the 2006 Range Rover Sport in the Seventh Annual Residual Value Awards. ALG expects the Range Rover Sport to retain the highest residual value compared to any other Crossover Utility Vehicles in the U.S. market.

The ALG awards are based on careful evaluation of segment competition, past vehicle performance and emerging trends in the industry.

"Winning this recognition from ALG highlights what has become a very exciting time for Land Rover," says Richard Beattie, executive vice president, Land Rover North America. "We understand the importance of residual value in the business and are happy to be acknowledged with this award."

The Residual Value Award segment winners are selected from more than 1,100 vehicles in 13 vehicle segments and are presented annually to those vehicles that retain the greatest residual value. The award is based upon ALG's industry analysis and projected residual values for the 2006 calendar year.

Land Rover North America is part of Aston Martin Jaguar Land Rover with headquarters in Irvine, California. Land Rover established operations in the U.S. in 1986, and now imports and distributes Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and LR3 vehicles manufactured by Land Rover in Solihull, England. Land Rover's worldwide operations are wholly owned by Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan. For information about the Land Rover retailer nearest you, call 800-FIND-4WD or log on to

Vehicle specifications and features are subject to change. For the latest Land Rover pricing and product information, contact Land Rover North America Corporate Communications at (949) 341-5800. Land Rover-related press releases and electronic photos of the company's products are available on-line in the Land Rover section of Ford Motor Company's news media website (