Welcome to Land Rover’s torture chamber
TG.com heads to its Eastnor testing grounds to try to kill the world’s toughest off-roader...
Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Cryptically, this is the hill that Land Rover engineers use to test transmissions. And, according to Bob - a pro off-roadist that's showing us around - it's claimed several.
"The testers would do about 600 laps of this hill a day. They break all sorts on the development mules - differentials, gearboxes, half shafts, the lot. Hopefully, this one'll be fine."
Au contraire, Bob... With Camel Bob's words firmly at the forefront, I hit the low-range button, select Mud and Gravel and attempt fast and disrespectful.