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Old May 16th, 2016, 03:24 PM
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Old May 16th, 2016, 04:08 PM
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This Discovery is one of the first Prototypes dating from 1988, although it is registered with a number that pre-dates this which was a deliberate ploy to help disguise the car.

There is evidence that the vehicle participated in cold weather trials in the Arctic Circle and after mileage tests it was used as a mule for Camel Trophy rigging and training, hence the full roll cage and winch.

The body damage was caused through many hours of off-road driver training at Eastnor Castle. At one time the vehicle was left submerged for three days in a muddy hole with water up to the waist line to test for water ingress into mechanical components. Some must have got in. because the ash trays are still filled with silt!

The years of abuse have taken their toll and it is unlikely the vehicle will ever be registered again for use on the road.
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Old May 17th, 2016, 04:25 PM
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Love that beater Disco.
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Old May 23rd, 2016, 05:22 PM
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Old May 26th, 2016, 11:50 AM
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Old June 11th, 2016, 12:22 PM
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Old June 13th, 2016, 12:51 PM
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Soldiers from the Special Operations Task Group, Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition Forces recently conducted a counter insurgency operation over several days in northern Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan..

The Special Operations Task Group (SOTG), is a Task Group of about 310 personnel. SOTG operates in support of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), security operations and provides security and force protection for coalition forces in Oruzgan Province. The SOTG consists of Commandos, members of the Special Air Service and enabling support personnel.
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Old June 13th, 2016, 12:56 PM
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WINDSOR - MAY 15: Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Windsor Horse Show watching her husband compete on May 15, 1982 (Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images)
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Old June 16th, 2016, 09:07 AM
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This is Stuart Lewis-Evans and Tony Harris in September 1953, lowering their Cooper 500 Formula 3 racing car from the roof of a Land Rover at the Crystal Palace race circuit.
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Old June 20th, 2016, 10:34 AM
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Collecting the capes, Trooping the Colour Rehearsal, May 2016
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Old June 20th, 2016, 10:53 AM
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Old June 20th, 2016, 11:00 AM
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1994 Discovery exhibition vehicle – the ‘Schizo Disco’
Chassis number: None

Registration number: None

Engine type: 2.5 Turbo Diesel

Gearbox type: 5 Speed

Vehicle spec:
This unusual vehicle with a split personality was prepared for the 1994 Motor Show at the NEC to illustrate the versatility of the Discovery, coinciding with the introduction of the 300 TDi engine.

The base vehicle is actually a 200 TDi modified to look like a 300 series with modified lights and dashboard but retaining its 200 TDi engine. A great deal of effort went into cutting everything in half – the winch and sunroof are particularly noteworthy! All the leftover parts were made into a mirror image vehicle and this is believed to have been scrapped.

After the Motor Show it went on a bit of a World Tour and at some point it acquired the names of a Belgian Camel Trophy team.

The vehicle runs and drives but is obviously not road legal.

More photos here:

http://www.dunsfoldcollection.co.uk/...for-motor-show
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Old June 22nd, 2016, 02:54 PM
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JPAU17APR03JC22 OPERATION FALCONER ..Pic By: JNC.Caption:Australian special forces soldiers from the Special Forces Task Group continue to conduct security tasks in Western Iraq. They have been able to provide significant intelligence to Coalition forces as they move through their area of operations. . .
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Old June 22nd, 2016, 02:58 PM
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Driving back to camp after a long Masai Mara safari...through an 'Amarula Sunset.'
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Old June 30th, 2016, 10:50 AM
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Old June 30th, 2016, 11:35 AM
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French Special Forces soldiers of the 4th Helicopters Regiment simulate a hostage-rescue operation on April 28 2010, in a military aera in Tarbes, southwestern France.
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Old July 6th, 2016, 10:51 AM
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Australian Army soldiers from 2nd Commando Regiment during their assault, clearance and securing operation on Whyalla airport in the early hours of 28 June 2016 as part of the Exercise Hamel 2016 training scenario.
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Old July 8th, 2016, 03:51 PM
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Old July 10th, 2016, 10:38 AM
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