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JackNorris
 


Member Since: 06 Jul 2012
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Gazellio @ Prestige Cars wrote:
Car Wow doing 5% off D5.


Off to have a look...

Edit: Entered that i was looking at a 3.0l Diesel SE...

Offer so far:

Stratstone Dealer:
Cash
carwow offer
£50,646
You save
£649 (1.3%)
 MY2016 Discovery 4 Graphite
MY2015 Discovery 4 SE Tech - SOLD 
 
Post #185632011th Sep 2017 11:46 am
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110CSW
 


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DG wrote:
110CSW wrote:
Had an e-mail from Drive the Deal and they are doing 10% off DS and 4% off D5 so JLR cannot be worried despite our views. I suspect D5 volume expectations are lower than with D3/D4 as I said earlier due to the broadness of the range.


Thing is .....retail volumes are still very strong month on month across the range in general of which UK sales account for 18.7% ..JLR have a strategy and the D5 , warts and all, has moved position within the overall range and traditional markets are adjusting to that hence the lower sales v 2016 D4.

What is slower to change is our recognition of the strategy and acceptance with the D5 that the D3\4 it ain't ....to satisfy that market, various guises of the forthcoming Defender will take the place of what we consider to be the 4x4 gamechanger that was the original D3.

All IMO of course.


I don't have to argue with the shift but I think you explain it well.
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J77
 


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Tripe wrote:
adam wrote:
Some lower spec D4's were launched with the 2.7 single turbo engine, a few months later it was dropped.

The D3 launch specs were a right dogs dinner of different standard and options fit for a few months

That's what companies do...

I'm seeing more of them every day, back looks odd IMO but horses for courses - if I had a spare £70K knocking about I'd probably get one - but I want to retire in a few years so doesn't make man maths sense



if LR change the D5 product offering every 6 months, everyone can have limited run collectors editions


LR have always added bits and pieces during each model year change
 17MY Discovery SE TD6, Namib 🍊  
Post #185635711th Sep 2017 2:27 pm
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DSL
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And they do like to take things off. Thumbs Up
 

11 D4 HSE - just Dee, no more Double Disco. Sad 
 
Post #185636811th Sep 2017 2:49 pm
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J77
 


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Yup, they have known to chop bits off.
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Post #185637911th Sep 2017 3:03 pm
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Pelyma
  


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DG wrote:


What is slower to change is our recognition of the strategy and acceptance with the D5 that the D3\4 it ain't ....to satisfy that market, various guises of the forthcoming Defender will take the place of what we consider to be the 4x4 gamechanger that was the original D3.

All IMO of course.


I think this is it in a nutshell and I hope you're right Thumbs Up
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Post #185639411th Sep 2017 3:24 pm
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LT
 


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Yes, I hope that's the case. What's happening with the Defender replacement though?????
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2010 D4 HSE (A bit bling)
2014 D4 HSE (Almost too bling)
2015 D4 HSE (A heated what?)
2016 D4 Landmark (Written Off)
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Post #185640011th Sep 2017 3:42 pm
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J77
 


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I would assume it'll make an appearance for LRs 70th birthday
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Post #185642311th Sep 2017 4:28 pm
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RDR
 


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D5 is what it is, its a very good car for the money I think but it isn't a direct replacement for the D4 for all. LR cant start changing it drastically due to customer feedback but each model year will always have new bits mainly either for cost saving by simplifying parts inventory (it may be cheaper to up the spec of a lower model if it simplifies supply chain) or they will add new bits due to competition so the TFT dash could be to catchup up with the audi and volvos.

Where I think Land Rover do have a valuable opportunity to offer bigger changes and make more money is to offer SVO packages for the Discovery a bit like Autobiography for the Range Rover. A SVO Utility package for instance with manual split tailgate, manual folding seats and rubberised load space would be a great offering.
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MY12 HSE - Gone
MY16 HSE Luxury - Current
D5 Si6 HSE Luxury - 22' Dynamic on order < now cancelled 
 
Post #185643011th Sep 2017 4:43 pm
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J77
 


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18MY now available on online builder.

A couple of new colours, digital dash on HSE/Lux, £2k increase across the range. S/SE gains Incontrol touch Pro but fog lights now optional on SE Rolling Eyes

Also 2.0 Si4 comes with single speed transfer box only
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Post #185680112th Sep 2017 3:05 pm
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Robse
 


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Yes they've gone up quite a lot. Even further out of my price range !!
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Post #185683412th Sep 2017 4:25 pm
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J77
 


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I'm glad I bought when I did, the budget was stretched as it is. The new increase brings no beneficial updates IMO. The Pro system doesn't show traffic lights on the nav and doesn't do text readout like my current entry level system and that's all you get for your £2k. It's only a £1700 option at most on other models in the range.
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Post #185685312th Sep 2017 5:18 pm
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RDR wrote:
D5 is what it is, its a very good car for the money


Fixed that Thumbs Up
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Post #185708513th Sep 2017 8:52 am
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Post #185711313th Sep 2017 10:24 am
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stiff
 


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So according to the dealer here (our one and only...) MY18 details not with them until this weekend so can't redo my offer till next week...Also looked surprised when I mentioned new engine and he said nope Rolling Eyes

And told to expect about a 1% price increase.

Will hopefully see the revised spec and offer in a few days Thumbs Up
 MY2008 D3 - It got me hooked...gone
MY2012 D4 - It kept me hooked...going soon...
MY2007 D3 - Mid-Life crisis toy driving me to bankruptcy...
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