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dream car

This 2016 Range Rover is an incredible luxury off-roader

This week’s dream car is a top-shelf model.

IF I HAD the money I’d buy…

A luxury SUV that offers comfort, style and a thrilling driving experience with plenty of onboard tech too. I’d buy an imposing vehicle with great road presence, handsome looks and impressive off-road credentials. I’d by a Range Rover.

Why a Range Rover?

Range Rovers are for discerning drivers who demand the utmost from their cars. They can do everything and go everywhere and are the pinnacle of refined capability. Get behind the wheel of a Range Rover and it feels like you are sat in your favourite armchair. Your very, very expensive favourite armchair.

The Rangie demolishes motorway kilometres effortlessly and can get you off-road, off the beaten track with little fuss thanks to its impressive list of driver aids, safety features and high-tech gadgets.

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What’s special about this particular one?

This particular Range Rover is the top-shelf, ultra-luxurious Autobiography model and comes with all the bells, whistles and trimmings including a body coloured sliding panoramic roof and the ‘Black Design Pack’ option which sees it get 22-inch split-spoke alloys, as well as Santorini Gloss Black mirror caps, exterior accents, Range Rover script on tailgate and bonnet, bumper vanes, front grille and tow eye cover.

The interior is finished in a sumptuous ebony and ivory mix with semi-Aniline leather seats, ivory Alston headlining and Grand Black wood veneer. It features metal-finish foot pedals, Meridian surround sound system and a huge 10-inch touchscreen.

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What does it look like in action?

Take a look at the exterior and interior features of the 2016 Range Rover Autobiography in this video and watch how it handles the icy roads of Norway.

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Who else drives one?

Who doesn’t drive one? The Range Rover is beloved by celebrities, sports starts and royalty all over the world as it is a symbol of wealth and an understated way of showing that you have ‘made it’. Paris Hilton, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Aniston and Victoria Beckham have all been seen in one. Jay Z and Ice Cube have rapped about Rangies in their songs.

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It costs €173,430. What else could you get for the money?

For the same money, you could have this Robinson R44 Raven I four-place helicopter!

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… or this house with five bedrooms and four bathrooms in Gort, Co Galway.

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