The 1,000,000th Land Rover Discovery just rolled out of the marque’s UK factory, and it’s about to go on a hell of a ride.

The Discovery, or LR4 as it’s known on these shores, is setting off on an 8,000-mile Journey of Discovery from its birthplace in Birmingham, UK ,to Beijing, China.

Setting off on an 8,000-mile journey from the UK to Beijing, China

On the 50-day adventure, on which two other Discovery/LR4s will accompany it, the vehicle will travel through more than a dozen countries across Europe and Central Asia.

Hence the spare tire and gas can strapped to the roof…