Land Rovers in Africa
Used Land Rovers are very popular buy in the used vehicle market because they last well due to their solid long lasting construction. Most enthusiasts would rather buy a used Land Rover than a new one. A dealership is a good place to buy a demo or a used Landrover less than five years old. These vehicles offer great value because they usually come with a balance of the motor plan, have not done excessive mileage and have not done much off road work. The Defender Puma, Freelander 2, Discovery 3 and Discovery 4 fall into this bracket offering great value for money. There are also many other sources of used Land Rovers and sourcing the right used Defender or Discovery is a lot easier these days with all the used car sales websites and services available on the internet.
Buying an older used Disco or Defender or Series Landy is a dream of many who either cant afford or do not see the value in a new vehicle. Land Rovers are built tough and often over engineered for the job that most of their owners demand of them.
With their aluminium bodies and solid chassis the old Land Rovers are almost indestructible and so you find many used Land Rovers for sale. A good buyers guide helps to know what to look for in Series 1, 2 and 3 as well as early Defenders and Discoverys. Paying the right price is also important as many of these vehicles are over 20 years old but still completely reliable and capable and often modified, so prices can vary largely. This is how these iconic vehicles survive, as buying used vehicles, sourcing parts, finding repair centres or doing DIY work with workshop manuals makes it possible to run a Landy almost indefinitely.
To buy a Landrover or sell one is just as big a deal as owning a vehicle, no matter whether it is a Defender, Discovery, Range Rover, or an older Series model. Land Rover has many dealerships through out Southern Africa where you can buy a new Land Rovers. The new models emerging like the very popular Disco 4, Freelander 2 and Range Rover Evoque have put the past bumpy patch behind Land Rover in terms of reliability issues. The new Land Rover Range Rover models of today are proving once again that this is the ultimate off road 4x4, solid and built to last.