Discovery 2 that’s as tough as a Defender

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Seen the new images of the next-generation Defender circulating the web today? It’s big news (at last!) but JLR’s latest won’t be to everyone’s taste. This month we’re celebrating the original ‘Best 4x4 By Far’ with a beautiful 200Tdi Defender 90 restoration that keeps things simple. ‘It’s probably the best I’ve driven,’ reckons our Mark Saville, and you can’t get much higher praise than that.

 You’ll also find…

  • A Td5 Discovery 2 that’s been built to be as dependable as a Defender

  • Awesome photos from our best LRO Peterborough Show ever!

  • The intriguing rescue of PAC 529, the battered and long-forgotten hero of the 1954 Oxford & Cambridge Trans-Africa Expedition.

  • 29 new products for your next adventure, plus loads of kit put to the test

  • Range Rover Classic restoration – how to fit transmission and running gear to make a rolling chassis

  • 6x6 Series IIA recovery truck with road presence that has to be seen to be believed!

  • Workshop Q&A. Your tech queries answered

  • Complete Guide to Greenlaning – seven pages of essential greenlane advice

  • Make your own baby Defender £225! We show you how to build Tamiya’s great new kit

  • Grand Canyon drive – an epic adventure by Defender

  • How to replace a Range Rover L405 driveshaft

  • Everything you need to know before taking on a project

  • A beautiful period-correct resto of a 1949 Series I.

  • Our Land Rovers – rusty conundrums and muddy triumph

  • Historic curiosities in James Taylor’s Roverphile

  • We continue our 4.2 Rover V8 build. This month, JE Developments fit the heads and cam and rocker shafts

  • LRO Price Guide – detailed analysis of all Land Rover values on the second-hand market

  • Land Rovers for sale – dozens of vehicles you can buy today

  • Our Clubs Editor reports on the latest goings-on

  • A calendar of Land Rover events to attend this autumn

And much more!