My dealer (fairly small market) mentioned they were surprised by a couple deliveries that came in weeks earlier than they had anticipated - the trucks were on a ship going through the Panama Canal even before the anticipated build date. They were possibly pre-COVID cars though, and the dealer sales manager told me they were reducing shifts in Slovakia dedicated to the Discovery in favor of Defender production throughput to catch up. So recall that low *sales* numbers during the COVID months isn't necessarily an indicator of overall demand - every automaker has been suffering.Exactly TFL tired to buy one but couldn’t get one not marked up or with the options they wanted. They said they would be getting there’s at the end of October at the soonest.
Here's another way to think about it: It's not relevant at all. Both cars can make it to this location. But the defender can make it there, all while not driving like trash on the road.I really like his videos, however I wish he would show the 2dr Jeep I think he is traveling with do the same obstacle and line after he does it in the defender. Depending on who you ask, it might not be an apples to apples comparison, but it would be informative!
Take a look at about the 5:40 mark. He showed the tire and rim damage (looks like he will need to replace at least two of his tires). He didn't show the underside of the muffler which you can clearly see move when he tried to center-line a fairly large boulder, which considering his care in taking other obstacles seems like an odd choice.That’s a Demo dealer truck. He can’t risk damaging the bodywork. Much like Lucky8 LLC on there Disco five. They don’t wheel it as hard as the other trucks because it can’t take damage because I believe it’s a Lease. I bet that’s why the guy is running the lift rods for the extra clearance.