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Range Rover Sport climbs its way to the sky in China

The automaker recently drove up 999 steps at the Heaven's Gate landmark in China.

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Land Rover recently pulled off one seriously impressive stunt.    

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Starting with the 7-mile Tianmen Mountain Road, a Range Rover Sport traveled to the famous Heaven's Gate landmark in China.     

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That's when the real test began.  

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The plucky little Range Rover climbed 999 steps at a 45-degree incline.  

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One of Jaguar's Formula E drivers was tasked with this climb, which isn't exactly like your average Formula E race.

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Previous stunts like this have involved downhill ski courses, Arabian deserts and Pikes Peak.     

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This is just another in a long line of challenges that basically say, "See? It's capable."   

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While there are performance and infotainment adjustments, the most important update is the introduction of a new plug-in hybrid variant.   

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The Range Rover Sport PHEV puts out 398 horsepower and offers 31 miles of all-electric range.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more pictures of Land Rover's ridiculous stair-climb.

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