Land Rover's all-new Discovery 3 SE TdV6 has scooped its first Australian accolade, winning the Overlander Magazine 4WD of the Year award. Other finalists were the BMW X5 3.0d, Ford Territory TS, Land Rover Discovery 3 SE V8, Nissan Patrol ST 3.0TD and Ssangyong RX270 Sport Plus.
Notable quotes from the review include "This new Land Rover should make other manufacturers think again", and "Land Rover engineers have produced a vehicle that combines first-class on-road manners with genuine off-road ability".
The runner-up was the BMW X5 3.0dm. Also commended in the awards, and finishing a respectable third in the line-up (only 1.5 point behind BMW), was the Land Rover Discovery SE V8.
The price for the Discovery 3 SE TdV6 starts from around $73,650 (excludes on road costs). To find your nearest dealer visit www.landrover.com.au. – DiscoveryReads: 1205