Range Rover Autobiography’s incredible towing ability displayed

JonathanJanuary 4, 2013

Land Rover has displayed the class-leading towing ability of its all-new Range Rover vehicle, by tasking it to tow a heavy Airstream unit from the UK to Morocco and back again.

A Range Rover Autobiography with a 339PS SDV8 engine was picked for the unique challenge, with the car requested to tow a 2,399kg Airstream 684 Series 2 aluminium travel trailer.

The trip commenced from Airstream’s European home in the English Lake District and stretched all the way to the top of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, before heading all the way back to the UK again. In total, 3,676 miles were completed in a mere 11 days.

During the road trip, the impressive Range Rover Autobiography and the Airstream unit passed Frank Gehry’s amazing aluminium Marques de Riscal building in Spain, Casablanca’s picturesque coastline, a desert on the outskirts of Chichaoua and a magnificent race track in Marrakesh.

The latter venue was particularly significant, as it was the destination Land Rover chose to launch its newest Range Rover model.

Ben Samuelson, whose firm Samuelson Wylie Associates planned and executed the trip, commented: “The new Range Rover’s towing ability is nothing short of stunning. It pulled the two and a half tonne Airstream like it simply wasn’t there.

“It didn’t matter what we, or the weather, threw at it – it just did the job we asked of it without question, while truly cosseting us with its extraordinary luxury and refinement.”

Drivers can try the magnificent vehicle for themselves by taking advantage of a great car leasing deal on the Land Rover Range Rover 5.0 V8 Supercharged Autobiography four-door Estate.

The brand-new vehicle is available for £1,459.66 per month, with the investment giving drivers the keys to a powerful car that can reach 62mph from a standstill in just 5.1 seconds and yet return 20.5mpg on a combined cycle.


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