Gratuitous Car Porn

18 Land Rovers To Get You Anywhere

Land Rover makes up one third (along with Jeep and the Toyota Land Cruiser) of the holy trinity of ultra-rugged, go literally anywhere on Earth and be okay vehicles. Over the years, Land Rovers have conquered the Amazon, mastered the Dakar Rally, and taken part in countless humanitarian aid missions. Somehow, they have almost always looked great in the process. Here are 18 gratuitous Land Rover photos to get you going.

If this isn't how you pitch your tent, you're doing it wrong.

How many convertibles would you be comfortable crossing a lake in?

Where do you think Top Gear got the idea to use barrels as flotation devices?

The laws of physics apply to Land Rovers, of course, but unlike almost any other automotive brand on Earth, these wear their age well.

Driving through the African bush in the middle of the night: pretty much the perfect Land Rover experience.

Now this is what you call a bridge.

On one hand, it's kind of amazing how little the Land Rover has changed. Then again, it's almost Porsche 911-like in its purity of form, so why would it need to change?

What do you think the workers drove when they were making the Chunnel, a Suzuki Swift?

We have no idea how this photo came into existence. If you do, let us know in the comments below.

If you're gonna tour Iceland, this is probably the best way.

On most other vehicles, this would be wear and tear. On a Land Rover, it's called "patina."

Not a bad way to spend your weekend, eh?

Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor. If he found himself inexplicably stuck in the middle of nowhere, there's nothing he'd rather have than a Defender, except maybe a teleportation device.