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April 2018

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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


XXXXXXX AGE OF DISCOVERY LEFT ERA: DISCOVERY, DISCOVERY SPORT AND FREELANDER AGE OF DISCOVERY: ORIGINALLY DEVELOPED AS A VERSATILE SUV TO BRIDGE A GAP BETWEEN THE UTILITARIAN DEFENDER AND PREMIUM RANGE ROVER, THE DISCOVERY’S SUCCESS HAS SEEN IT EVOLVE INTO A FIFTH GENERATION AND EXPAND INTO ITS OWN FAMILY OF VEHICLES 01 A clay model dating from 1986 with design study options for ‘Project Jay’ that would go on to become the Discovery 02 Participation in the Camel Trophy from 1990 cemented the Discovery’s capability credentials 03 Discovery Series 2 advertising reflected the SUV’s serious capability in more familar surroundings 04 Launched in 2014, the Discovery Sport offered a compact, aerodynamic silhouette and new cutting-edge controls 05 Now in its fith generation, Discovery’s evolution continues with the unveiling of the Discovery SVX in 2017 – the most extreme Land Rover yet, with go-anywhere capability including increased ground clearance, body and suspension lifts, more wheel articulation and large all-terrain tyres 52

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Land Rover Magazine


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.

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