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October 2018

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  • Rover
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  • Donegal
  • Phev
  • Arctic
  • Kolisi
Share the passion of a Land Rover-loving community in a remote corner of India | Experience the thrills of driving on ice in the Range Rover Velar | Explore stunning Donegal with seafarer Monty Halls and his family | Relive the child-like sense of wonder captured at the Above & Beyond Tour | See why the Range Rover PHEV impressed mountaineer Jimmy Chin | Encounter the most powerful Defender: the Classic Works V8 special


PHOTOGRAPHY AND COVER: SAM BARKER ISSUE 37 CONTENTS 08 A RUGBY STAR PAYS IT FORWARD; a new Bond lair you can visit; the gear to clad yourself in this winter, and more in Navigator: our round-up of news, travel, design and technology 20 MAKE MOLEHILLS OUT OF MOUNTAINS with photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin as he experiences the Range Rover PHEV 28 BE TRANSPORTED TO A MAGICAL LAND as we visit Maneybhanjang in the Indian Himalaya, where Land Rover Series Is and IIs rule the roost 40 WITNESS PURE JOY as children experience the astonishing capabilities of Land Rovers big and small 48 REALISE WHAT IT TAKES to plan and compete in the world‘s toughest mountain bike race, the ABSA Cape Epic 52 IT‘S ALL IN THE FAMILY when outdoorsman Monty Halls takes a Discovery out for a scenic escape in Ireland 60 FOLLOW THE NORTH STAR to the Land Rover Ice Academy in Arjeplog, Sweden, which offers thrilling ice driving action alongside cultural experiences of a lifetime 70 WATCH HISTORY COME ALIVE at Land Rover Classic Works, and meet the Limited Edition 70th Anniversary Defender V8 76 SEE THE ROAD AHEAD with Pixel-laser LED headlights, a technology that brightens night driving like never before 78 PONDER THE QUESTION... is the car the last place left for us to truly relax in an increasingly busy world? Editor in Chief David Barnwell Senior Editor Sachin Rao Senior Art Director Dan Delaney Creative Director Michael Darling Designer Thomas Saible Designer David Klingl Photo Editor Elina Gathof Production Director Marie Bressem Account Director Nadja Göricke Business Director Moray McLaren Account Manager Adrianna Juraszek Market and Production Manager Hannah McDonald Land Rover Marketing Communications Senior Manager Ema Forster Land Rover Marketing Communications Manager Hannah Dixon MD Production Unit Dr. Markus Schönmann For all advertising enquiries please contact: Katherine Galligan 00 44 207 887 6146 Vishal Raghuvanshi 00 44 207 887 6147 ONELIFE magazine is published by Spark44 Ltd, The White Collar Factory, 1 Old Street Yard, London EC1Y 8AF, UK on behalf of Land Rover, Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry CV3 4LF. Copyright Spark44 Ltd. 2018. All rights reserved 2018. Reproduction in whole or part is pwrohibited 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 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. For editorial feedback please email us at 5


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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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