Land Rover Discovery, 1989-1998
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David Ebsary said Great info for Disco owners. If you own a Discovery, irrespective of the country you are in, you will get a lot of info from this book. The Author has researched it well, and covers all the issues I wanted to know about my vehicle. Some of the photos are great, I esp. like the convertible model - a shame they were never put that one into production - I want one of those! This is not a technical manual as such, but it still has a lot of facts & figures. It is also helpful if you are c. "Enough detail to be interesting; coherently written" according to Simon Boothroyd. I read this book on the 'plane from Seattle to Chicago a week or so ago. Given the period '89-'98 that the book covers, I was pleasantly surprised to see the included material on project 'Tempest' (Discovery II) released in 1999.The author clearly had personal contact with many of the Landrover engineers and project staff for all three Discovery projects, and this added immensely to the value.Much of the material is apparently leveraged from earlier magaz. This book helped me buy my first Disco! Daniel Lemire Getting into the Land Rover brand is not an easy task For the first time buyer, it is easy to get fooled and buy a lemon Which will be very expansive to keep on the road. In order to make sure my purchase would be a good one and my investment a sound one, I read a lot of books and articles on the matter.I finally ended up buying a 1997 Serie 1 Discovery SE. I purchased this book at the end of my purchasing process, which lasted more than 2 years. It helpe
About the AuthorJames Taylor has now written well over 100 books in all, and among them have been several definitive one-make or one-model titles, including a number for Crowood. He has also written for enthusiast magazines in several countries, has translated books from foreign languages, and delivers effective writing training in both the public and private sectors.
James Taylor has now written well over 100 books in all, and among them have been several definitive one-make or one-model titles, including a number for Crowood. He has also written for enthusiast magazines in several countries, has translated books from foreign languages, and delivers effective writing training in both the public and private sectors.
Discovery, the multi-purpose vehicle whose versatility has made it equally at home on urban streets as it is in off-road conditions. Tailored to those looking to know precisely what is offered amongst today's many Discovery variants.. Liberally illustrated, this volume discusses and explains design and development; model features; accessories and equipment; production and sales history; off-road driving techniques; technical specs and more