At this time of year my thoughts often turn to cosy cabins and I’ve got to hand it to Land Rover’s engineers, they’ve come up the one I want to spend a night in.
The cleverly designed cabin has space for two adults to sleep snugly in temperatures as low as -20°C but best of all every part that made this came out of the back of a Discovery Sport.
Land Rover engineers have carefully used every part of the Discovery Sport’s 1,698-litre rear load space to carry the wooden cabin’s components.
The ‘Wilderness cabin’ has even been tested in Land Rover’s very own cold climate chamber (in which all Land Rovers are subjected to sub-freezing temperatures) by mountaineer and 12-times Everest climber Kenton Cool.
“There is a growing trend for off-grid living and ‘wilderness cabins’ and only Land Rover could create a ‘go anywhere’ cabin like this. The design is cleverly engineered and incredibly robust, making it perfect for remote locations across the world.”
“We wanted to create a Christmas cabin for Santa, in a truly Land Rover way. The spacious and versatile Discovery Sport was perfect for this project. The seats can be folded flat at the push of a button from the load space, which is wide and square and there are plenty of hidden storage spaces like the area under the front cup-holders. Building a cabin that utilised all these features was a lot of fun. We could have built this in one of our bigger models, but we wanted to prove just how versatile the baby of the Discovery family truly is.”