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What have I done.....

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:05 pm
by surfingmonkey
I only popped into my local dealership (Guy Salmon Wakefield) on Saturday during the Black Event to get the reassurance that what I wanted could not be done.

Expecting to be told:
That there wasn't enough equity in my Disco Sport to cover the outstanding finance balance.
That I'd have to contribute more than I wanted as a deposit
That the monthly payments would be more than I wanted to make
And that there wasn't a 3.0 HSE TD6 in Corris Grey with Black Pack, privacy glass and a heated steering wheel anywhere in the country.

I picked it up a week later......

And good god it's big!

Re: What have I done.....

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:14 pm
by kits80
Well done - you'll love it !!

Re: What have I done.....

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:55 am
by Hauser
At first it seems big.
After a while, it feels just right, but all the other cars look so tiny! :D


Re: What have I done.....

Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:47 am
by xxtrail
Yes, it is big and daunting for a few minutes. I took one out for 3 days and, due to the higher driving position, it was easier to place on the road than my Discovery Sport. The air suspension gives a fabulous ride. My order is now in for March delivery. Much better than the Velar on all counts (IMHO).

Re: What have I done.....

Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:19 pm
by Dodlestonian
I chose the D5 over a range rover autobiography so no arguments from me on your choice :-)

Re: What have I done.....

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:32 am
by Bursztyn6
I'm in the same position as you but my order was placed only last week (see my post HSE SDV6 ordered).
Dealer advised that delivery may also be in March but I have my doubts. However, JLR is not exactly inundated with new orders at the moment, particularly for diesels. Also, factor in move to production in Nitra, Slovakia apparently starting in March this year. I've read elsewhere that production there is expected to be phased in gradually rather than an overnight change from UK to Slovakia. Hopefully yours and mine will still be made in Solihull!
Best of luck anyway and post some photos when you take delivery.