Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Land Rover has unveiled a new Discovery XXV Special Edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic family SUV.
The Land Rover Discovery was first introduced in 1989 and was an instant success due to its capability and extreme versatility. Over one million Discovery models have been sold worldwide since its launch, the release of each new generation the Discovery has cemented its position as the most capable versatile SUV in the world.
The new Discovery XXV Special Edition is based on the existing HSE Luxury specification. It boasts unique interior colourway, distinctive external badging and a sophisticated and premium interior lined with Windsor leather. The exterior is very distinctive, Causeway Grey in colour featuring Narvik Black grille surrounds and mirror caps, and Dark Atlas features on the grille and fender vents. Silver full-length roof rails, body-coloured handles and a stainless steel bumper accessory tread plate complete the look. Also featuring distinctive XXV badging on the front door and tailgate, the special edition is fitted with newly designed 20-inch five-split-spoke forged alloy wheels in a light polished-silver finish.
The luxurious interior has a unique colour way ‘Cirrus’, the fascia, instrument panel binnacle and door tops are lined with Windsor leather creating a very sophisticated look. Plus additional highlights include twist pile carpet mats and a leather-wrapped wooden steering wheel. Subtle XXV embossing throughout adds to the high-quality British workmanship of the XXV Special Edition.
Phil Popham, Group Marketing Director at Jaguar Land Rover, said “since its inception the Land Rover Discovery has been pivotal to the success of the brand and has now become an iconic design in its own right. Discovery has led the way in terms of innovation, featuring technologies such as Terrain Response, which made off-roading much more accessible. The Discovery XXV Special Edition is the ultimate in sophisticated versatility and a fitting tribute to the legendary status of this iconic Land Rover.”
Thanks to its formidable array of innovative and award-winning technologies, from Terrain Response® to Hill Descent Control, the Discovery is as comfortable taking on everyday journeys as it is tackling the world’s harshest terrain. Throughtout the last twenty five years the Discovery has been chosen as the explorer’s choice to take on challenges and adventures; Sir Ranulph Fiennes used an original Discovery in his exhibition to discover the Lost City of Ubar, while the Discovery 3 was used on the record holding London-Cape Town drive in 2013. Discovery models have also been used in Land Rover’s own famous G4 Challenge and Camel Trophy.