Land Rover has just announced the sponsorship of the Defender Challenge, a one-make rally series operated by Bowler Motorsport that will act as a feeder series to the annual Dakar Rally and international rally-raid competitions. Racing Defenders? Where do we sign?
You love their derby hats, now check out what Bowler can do with a Range Rover Sport. Here's a hint: "All bloody hell breaks loose."
Today, Land Rover formalized its relationship with Bowler, the company that builds rally raid and Dakar racing trucks with Land Rover engines and components. Could this be the start of the world's coolest offroad version of AMG?
What would happen if you took the running gear from a Range Rover Sport, crossed it with the running gear from a Land Rover Defender? You'd get the off-road rallying version of a Land Rover Sport. It's a vehicle that reminds us of the Range Stormer of 2004 concept, only with less pretense and more actual gruntability.…