Published on February 23rd, 2018 | by Subhash Nair


The Full Story Behind the Land Rover “Dragon Challenge”

Last week, the Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid took on the Dragon Challenge, taking on 99 turns and 999 steps to get to Heaven’s Gate in China’s Tianmen mountain. This week, they released a few ‘behind the scenes’ videos surrounding the challenge. Note that some of the clips were edited in the final cut of the initial video.

Vehicle Walkthrough:

Scale of Challenge:

The Driver:

Testing the car:

Local Perspectives:

The Drive Itself:

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3 Responses to The Full Story Behind the Land Rover “Dragon Challenge”

  1. Aron says:

    He doesn’t even get to the top. At the end if the commercial he gets high sided and stuck with his rear wheels not even making the last stairs….lol

  2. Ray says:

    What were the steel cables? Did the cables pull the car up?

  3. Kenan says:

    Problem with calling it a victory when ther are cables an the vehicle stops short of the top

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