Unveiling of the New Range Rover Velar | Step inside some of the planet’s most exclusive homes | Man’s relationship with dogs | An epic drive through the Isle of Skye | The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza takes to the Skies
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CONTENTS Editor in Chief David Barnwell Senior Art Director Dan Delaney Creative Director Michael Darling Designer Andreas Meiler Designer Thomas Saible Designer David Klingl Sub-Editor Paul Entwistle Sub-Editor Jelena Pecic Business Director Alex Robb Account Manager Adrianna Juraszek Account Manager Hannah McDonald Photo Editor Katjana Frisch Production Director Marie Bressem Production Manager Nadja Göricke MD Production Unit Dr. Markus Schönmann For all advertising enquiries please contact: Katherine Galligan Katherine@metropolist.co.uk 00 44 207 887 6146 Vishal Raghuvanshi Vishal@metropolist.co.uk 00 44 207 887 6147 Land Rover Onelife magazine is publishedby Spark44 Ltd. 5-23 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HL On behalf of Land Rover, Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry CV3 4LF. Copyright Spark44 Ltd. 2017. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part is prohibited without the written permission of the publisher. Opinions expressed are those of the author and not Land Rover. While every care is taken compiling the contents of Land Rover Onelife magazine, specifications, features and equipment shown in this magazine are subject to change and may vary by country. All necessary permissions were obtained for film and photography in restricted access areas, and information was correct at time of going to print. For additional vehicle information, please contact your authorised Land Rover retailer. This magazine does not accept unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or illustrations, and cannot accept any responsibility for them. Drive responsibly on- and off-road. 08 FOLLOW IN THE TRACKS of early explorers with the new Land Rover Heritage Collection, join the new Namibian Land Rover experience and see Sir Ben Ainslie stir up a desert storm 20 GET LOST IN THE DETAILS of the new Range Rover Velar as we unveil ‘The Avant-Garde Range Rover’ 32 STEP INSIDE some of our planet’s most exclusive homes and learn how our desire to explore pushes the limits of modern architecture too 36 FEEL THE BURN with the Land Rover BAR team as the crew goes above and beyond to prepare for the 35th America’s Cup 42 TAKE A PLUNGE into the depths of big data, machine learning and advanced algorithms with the experts aiming to boost the performance of the Land Rover BAR boat 46 TRACE BOATING HISTORY and discover the intricate craftsmanship hidden in the details of the restored boats at Portsmouth’s Boathouse 4 50 EXPERIENCE THE HERITAGE of Range Rover with a look at the first restored Range Rover Classic, a car born out of the original Velar project 56 COME FOR A RIDE with our favourite four-legged friends as we take a look at man’s relationship with dogs 60 TAKE TO THE SKIES with the legendary Beechcraft Bonanza – also known as the Defender of the Skies 66 LISTEN IN on the latest in digital sound processing technology from Land Rover’s audio partner, Meridian Audio 68 DISCOVER THE WILDERNESS of the remote Scottish Isle of Skye as landscape photographer Julian Calverley takes the All-New Discovery for an epic drive 78 FOLLOW THE JOURNEY of Defender fanatic and Instagrammer Jack Dobson as he sets out to visit Uluru, the most iconic of all Australian landmarks PHOTOGRAPHY: ALEX HOWE 5 5
Land Rover Magazine showcases stories from around the world that celebrate inner strength and the drive to go Above and Beyond.
In this issue, New Defender is put through its paces by two inspirational young adventurers as they prepare for an expedition to the South Pole. We also celebrate 50 years of Range Rover by taking a journey of discovery to Dubai. As well as looking back, we look to future as a group of visionaries explain the technologies that could change the future for all of us.