Land Rover Discovery, Defender & Range Rover (Paperback)

How to Modify for High Performance & Serious Off-road Action (SpeedPro Series)

By Ralph Hosier

Veloce Publishing, 9781845843151, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2011

List Price: 39.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Some of the most popular Land Rover pastimes are detailed here, with explanations of how to take part and what equipment you need. This unique book explains how these versatile machines can be modified to suit a vast range of applications, from simple upgrades for easier everyday driving and servicing/renovation tips, right up to large scale conversions for racing, trialling and international expeditions. Everything is explained in clear, straightforward text, written by a qualified engineer and Land Rover enthusiast with many years of practical experience, and accompanied by detailed photographs to show the reader how it’s all done

About the Author

Ralph Hosier’s childhood enthusiasm for cars developed into a two-decade career in vehicle engineering, working with the likes of Ford, Bentley, Jaguar and Land Rover. He has a degree in engineering and is chartered, as well as being a member of the IMI and IET. Ralph started modifying cars in the late 1980s, and over the years has built a number of race and road cars. He holds a National A race licence, has a passion for club level motorsport, and has built several BMW track and road cars.

Praise For Land Rover Discovery, Defender & Range Rover: How to Modify for High Performance & Serious Off-road Action (SpeedPro Series)

"A well written book by an author who obviously knows these vehicles well and has assembled a wealth of information. If you are contemplating buying a coil sprung Land Rover, the cost of this book may well be regarded as insurance, as it has a chapter devoted to buying advice and the things to look for." – New Zealand Four Wheel Drive Association Inc.

"If you are just starting to think about modifying your off roader, this will make an excellent start." – Range Rover Owner & Enthusiast