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Look back at the birth of the original Land Rover | How Land Rover has driven adventure and scientific exploration | GQ Editor Dylan Jones discusses inspiration with Chief Design Officer Gerry McGovern | Exploring the potential impact of electrification and connected vehicles | Tackling the 999 steep steps up to Heaven’s Gate in China


UNIQUE EXPERIENCES M O M E N T S T O It’s been said that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer, so it’s worth considering spending your time wisely by investing in experiences of a lifetime PHOTOGRAPHY @ S A M U E L E L K I N S As a Land Rover owner, you’re well equipped to undertake extraordinary journeys off the beaten track to broaden your horizons and create precious, everlasting memories. What if you could push yourself even further on thrilling adventures exploring spectacular, diverse settings around the world in the company of likeminded travellers? Opportunities to discover and sample very different locations and cultures, while enjoying luxurious hospitality, is something that Land Rover Experience provides with the range of Adventure Travel packages. These also feature dedicated professional instructors who know how to get the best out of supremely capable Land Rover vehicles on the most challenging terrain. They’ll pass on their expertise and get the very best out of you and your driving skills, from rugged North American rocky canyons to vast African desert dunes and breathtaking Arctic ice and snow. UTAH A five-day adventure near the city of Moab provides a unique red rock landscape that’s best explored from behind the wheel of the Discovery, Range Rover or Range Rover Sport. The perfect destination for anyone looking for the ultimate off-road challenge, with three full days of driving, including an opportunity to relax in the comfort of the boutique Red Cliffs Lodge. NAMIBIA The Discovery also provides the perfect platform to venture into Africa across Namibia’s vast and mysterious hidden landscapes, from coastal deserts to majestic wildlife reserves. You have the choice of two amazing experiences, both involving a mix of luxury lodges, resorts and hotels. A wildlife focus is offered by the Namibia North Tour, with a visit to the Etosha National Park to see a host of animals, including elephants, in their natural habitat. The Namibia South Tour combines the best of wildlife along with remarkable geological phenomena with drives in the Namib and Kalahari deserts as well as the Namib- Naukluft Park. ICE ACADEMY Based at the Silverhatten Hotel in Arjeplog, Sweden, where you’ll enjoy warm hospitality and excellent cuisine, the Ice Academy offers a choice of packages to test and hone your driving skills. You’ll get behind the wheel of a selection of vehicles, including the Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Velar, on a frozen lake and across snow-covered Scandinavian wilderness. FIND OUT MORE Discover more at 64

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Land Rover Magazine - Issue 39


Land Rover Magazine showcases stories from around the world that celebrate inner strength and the drive to go Above and Beyond

Land Rover stands for not only the most capable premium vehicles, but a state of mind where a sense of curiosity, exploration and wonder informs all of life’s adventures. Encounter this throughout the latest issue of Land Rover Magazine, from meeting a herd of Ice Age survivors on the Dutch coast with the Land Rover Discovery, to the most innovative sustainable architecture on a Californian journey with the Range Rover Evoque

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