Drove the v8 yesterday...

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Meanwhile, now that the Chinese own Jaguar Land Rover, they are stealing as much intellectual property as possible for a pump and dump, just like they do with many auto manufactures that enter Chinese partnership. JLR won't last the next 10 years.

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probably more reliable too, and that's saying something...
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Fun facts: no start/stop... the button is replaced with an exhaust button, that makes the exhaust louder--ha!
I don’t get it - why do you need a button for that - just leave it in the loudest setting - am I missing something? ;)
 
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I started liking the new defender until somebody compared it to an element on twitter. I cant get it off my head now.
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LOL... The Element comes with a an optional factory snorkel too I think. ;)

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LOL... The Element comes with a an optional factory snorkel too I think. ;)

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Ok it has striking similarities with the element. But the defender on that second picture looks good.
 
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Ok it has striking similarities with the element. But the defender on that second picture looks good.
The look has definitely grown on me as well. I will say, in person I feel it's meaner looking than in pictures... Regardless, there aren't a ton of true, off-road ready vehicles. Will be interesting to see what we end up driving between the Jeep and Defender more...
 
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I don’t get it - why do you need a button for that - just leave it in the loudest setting - am I missing something? ;)
LOL, I live in a suburban town, residential neighborhood. People definitely bitch at you. I had to explain to a neighbor that just because my BMW was a little loud, doesn't mean that it was going too fast. Speed and sound are different things. People get confused.
 

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Is the Defender's steering box steel or aluminum? :giggle:
 

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I remember watching an extremely biased TFL video before they bought their lemon defender. They took one off roading and the thing looked like s drunk car going through rocks, wheels lifting all over the place, a total joke of a suspension. The the TFL guy says "it is just a different type of offroading" 😂. Sure, driving with 3 wheels, sometimes 2 is a different type of wheeling I guess. And whats up with the 100 cameras? I got dizzy from just looking at the dashboard.

Oh and the guy who designed it said if you want it to look like the old defender, put a bunch of accessories on it. basically, if you want it to look good. Hide my design. 😂

Then Ford says. want a IFS crawler? hold my beer. Then Jeep comes with a V8 wrangler.

Bye bye brits.
 

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It will be PERFECT if the new Defender calls Discovery 6 instead.
 
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