Unboxing of the All-New Discovery | A portrait of the sailing legend, Sir Ben Ainslie | Look into the future of mobility and transportation | Copenhagen – probably the coolest city in the world?
CONTENTS 08 BE INSPIRED
CONTENTS 08 BE INSPIRED BY the evolution of the Discovery, a master’s interpretation of a Land Rover Series I, and the adventures of paddling pioneers 22 FEEL THE RUSH of record-breaking speeds and heart-stopping pursuits: this is the real America’s Cup 28 MEET THE CAPTAIN a portrait of Olympic gold medalist, sailing legend and family man Sir Ben Ainslie 32 SEE BEYOND THE SAILS with a look at the incredible technology powering the Land Rover BAR boat and its crew 34 TAKE YOUR TIME and join Land Rover Chief Design Officer Gerry McGovern for a chat about watches and design 38 WITNESS THE UN-BOXING of the All-New Discovery and see the artefacts that helped create it 54 SURF THE WAVES of Carlsbad, California, and learn what it’s like to grow up gifted 59 LEARN FROM THE BEST as we talk to director Jake Scott about a very special kind of family talent 60 LOOK INTO THE FUTURE of mobility and transportation with Jaguar Land Rover’s new innovation lab 62 REMIND YOURSELF of the magic of the original Series I with a visit to the Reborn project 68 TAKE A WALK AT THE CANALS of Copenhagen, probably the coolest city in the world 78 FOLLOW THE TRACKS of explorer Felicity Aston as she chases winter to one of the coldest villages on Earth Editor in Chief Mikey Harvey Editor David Barnwell Senior Art Director Dan Delaney Creative Director Michael Darling Designer Andreas Meiler Designer Alasdair Hiscock Account Director Antonya Kloetgen Account Manager Adrianna Juraszek Account Manager Hannah McDonald Photo Editor Martina Hemm Production Director Marie Bressem 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. Printed byRR Donnelley Europe. Copyright Spark44 Ltd. 2016. 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 onand off-road. It’s time for Land Rover’s latest masterpiece to shed its disguise and come out of hiding as we un-box the All-New Discovery 4
Land Rover’s Onelife magazine showcases stories from around the world that celebrate inner strength and the drive to go Above and Beyond
This special issue of Onelife marks Land Rover’s 70th anniversary – a celebration of unparalleled achievement and pioneering innovation. We bring you the incredible story of how we reunited an original 1948 car with its former owners, as well as looking back at Land Rover vehicles’ most intrepid expeditions around the globe. Chief Design Officer Gerry McGovern gives an insight into his diverse range of inspirations, and we head to China for a behind-the-scenes look at the Dragon Challenge, one of the most daring feats ever accomplished in a Land Rover.
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
New Range Rover and Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrids | Why Oslo shines as a beacon of electric mobility | Uncovering Mia Suki’s unbridled passion | How Project Hero is optimising crisis response for the Austrian Red Cross | A stunning Norwegian drive in the Range Rover Velar
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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