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      08-18-2006, 11:26 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by just4kickz
so... black to the LR's and mercedes!
I test drove a Disco 3 earlier this year - it's actually a really nice car.

It didn't feel that slow, but ultimately it's weight put me off (2.5 tonnes!) from a fuel economy and speed perspective.

Nice handling on the road, but the salesman also took me on an off road course. One particular bit scared me - the wall of death - he drove the car along an inclined wall (about 50 degrees to the horizontal) so that the passenger side wing mirror was about a foot from the ground .. just amazing that it didn't roll.

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