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Old 06 May 2006, 02:50   #31
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Personally, Discovery 3 TDV6 se or hse. Brilliant on road manners and off road?? Well goes without saying.

Or you might want to wait for the new V8 diesel Range Rover............... It will be with us soon

Mind you I am biased now that I work for the Land rover experience
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Old 06 May 2006, 09:57   #32
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Good though the new Discovery 3 is it is NOT as good offroad as a Defender - especially a Defender fitted with traction control.

We drove both last month across some seriously dodgy terrain - the Discovery would leave all other 4x4s standing except for the Defender and possibly a Suzuki sj. Wouldn't fancy towing with the suzuki though.....

On road it is a totally different case off course!!!

To see what Defenders and older Discoverys are capable of watch the old Camel trophy vids - incredible stuff - the G4 challenge is so tame.
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Good though the new Discovery 3 is it is NOT as good offroad as a Defender - especially a Defender fitted with traction control.

We drove both last month across some seriously dodgy terrain - the Discovery would leave all other 4x4s standing except for the Defender and possibly a Suzuki sj. Wouldn't fancy towing with the suzuki though.....

On road it is a totally different case off course!!!

To see what Defenders and older Discoverys are capable of watch the old Camel trophy vids - incredible stuff - the G4 challenge is so tame.

Thats interesting, what wouldn't the D3 do that the Defender would?
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Thats interesting, what wouldn't the D3 do that the Defender would?
How would you know?
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Thats interesting, what wouldn't the D3 do that the Defender would?
Bugger yer back up!!
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Thats interesting, what wouldn't the D3 do that the Defender would?
It sounds like a post match analysis between Mark Lorenson and the miserable jock, dunnit Bob?
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How would you know?
Just a guess, I was interested to hear from someone with experience of both vehicles

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Bugger yer back up!!
So will laying tarmac ya wanna be Didicoy!

Now leave me alone I'm trying to find Mollers a container, he's probably about to winterise his Rib
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[QUOTE=Kernow] I'm trying to find Mollers a container,


Container or restrainer?!!
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Container or restrainer?!!

I 'aint restraining any of us Cornish boys, I know what you Sussex maids are like!
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Thats interesting, what wouldn't the D3 do that the Defender would?
Cross big boulders without getting hung up for a start.

Also axle articulation is not in the same league - traction control tends to mask this problem a little BUT there is no substitute for keeping all 4 wheels on the ground.

For what it is the Disco 3 is amazing but it won't take the hammering a Defender will.
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