Land Rover has always stood for adventure and exploration of the most remote places on earth. Now Land Rover is raising the bar higher — much, much higher — with a chance to win an adventure into space. Together as a partner with Virgin Galactic, Land Rover is hosting a contest to find the most adventurous person and three of his or her friends.

The lucky contest winner and the three friends will have seats aboard the space ship Virgin Galactic, the crown jewel of the free-enterprise space program ran by Sir Richard Branson.

To enter, contestants must create a 30 second video showing how they embody the spirit of adventure and what it means to them. Rock climbing, camping, midnight drives, are all on the list of examples. Once completed, the video gets uploaded online and a short explanation of why you’re a good choice for a space adventure must be posted to your Facebook page.

All this is to help Land Rover celebrate its all-new 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport. The new SUV combines the sportiness and silky lines of the Range Rover Evoque with the ruggedness of a Land Rover Discovery.

If you’re looking to enter, you’ve got just over 50 days before the contest closes. So hop to it, adventure lovers!

Click past the jump to read more about the new Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Why It Matters

If you have to ask yourself why a chance at space travel matters, then there’s not much hope at you winning this competition. It’s a trip to space!! Besides the contest, this seems like a great partnership between Land Rover and Virgin Galactic as both organizations are getting positive press surrounding the stunt. With the release of its new Discovery Sport still making headlines, Land Rover is looking to make a splash while Virgin Galactic could use the renewed interest.

Land Rover Discovery Sport

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport High Resolution Exterior
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The all-new Land Rover Discovery Sport is a sleek and modern interpretation of the classic Discovery SUV. Its lines are reminiscent but not overdone. The new look borrows much of its feel from its cousin, the Range Rover Evoque.

Power comes from the same place as well, as the new Disco Sport gets the Evoque’s 2.0-liter four-cylinder making 240 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of toque. As a Land Rover, all-wheel-drive is standard. Land Rover’s Terrain Response system with low range helps the new Disco conquer all sorts of surfaces, from smooth pavement to rugged rocks.

The new Discovery Sport is priced to sell, starting at $37,995. Options and extra features grow the price well beyond that, but nevertheless, the Disco’s price is only $1,400 more than the outdated Land Rover LR2.

Source: Land Rover

Mark McNabb
Mark McNabb was a contributor at TopSpeed from 2013 to 2018. Growing up, Mark always had a mind for tinkering on random items throughout his home and dad’s garage, including a 1953 Ford Mainline and 1971 Corvette Stingray.  Read More
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