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Old 09-29-2016, 01:25 AM
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I personally like it, however, I don't like the off centered rear license plate tub without the stepped rear window. I think this color is awful for press photos, though.
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Old 09-29-2016, 02:42 AM
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Man, that rear end is a mistake. The spoiler looks terrible, the vertical aspect of the rear hatch doesn't mesh with the flowiness of the rest of the car, and the interior touch-screen is dinky. The rear asymmetry is a hallmark of the discos of old, but that design was out of function: like a split hatch or open window for better visibility. In this case, it's strictly design, and the disco has always been a car of function-over-form.
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Old 09-29-2016, 03:18 AM
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I'll give LR credit, the car looks like the concept but then the concept was probably the actual production car.
Well plus it pretty much follows the same look as all their other models...just less successfully so. Wouldn't have been that hard to keep the concept look
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Old 09-29-2016, 03:36 AM
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I can't put my finger on why I don't like it, but...I don't like it. There's something just very off about the whole design, and it doesn't help that it has absolutely no connection to past Discovery models. At this point the Disco is as iconic as the Defender or Range Rover, and while I get the desire to reinvent, there are ways to do that don't completely sever ties to the past.

I'm also amazed that LR still places the window switches in the most awkward location available on the door. It's a terrible design, and for a vehicle that's all-new, it's incredible that bad decisions like that just carried over.
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Old 09-29-2016, 04:59 AM
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I can't put my finger on why I don't like it, but...I don't like it. There's something just very off about the whole design
It's boxy and trying way too hard not to look boxy. It makes the butt look awkward, and it throws off the visual balance of the rest of the car.
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Old 09-29-2016, 07:59 AM
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In general i like the car, but i think it is a totally wrong design for what it should be and mean. Do any of you picture this car doing the Camel Trophy?
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Old 09-29-2016, 08:57 AM
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I can't put my finger on why I don't like it, but...I don't like it. There's something just very off about the whole design, and it doesn't help that it has absolutely no connection to past Discovery models.
I have to fully agree. Whilst not ugly in classic sense, something is not right, and IMO it's git to do with the large rear overhang, and generally stretching the Disco Sport design over a very differently proportioned design. In addition to the rear overhang it also give it a very slab sided look, without the toughness of previous Discovery models (I quite like the current design).

And whilst the interior looks fine and superb quality, the design language is starting to show it's age....
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Old 09-29-2016, 06:38 PM
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Old 09-30-2016, 01:21 AM
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Old 09-30-2016, 02:43 AM
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To me it's just a Discovery Sport XL. It looks bloated in some shots. The interior design is dated.
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