The Land Rover Defender is an off-road vehicle produced under this name by the British manufacturer, Land Rover, since 1991. However, the vehicle is the direct heir of the first Land Rover that made its debut in 1948. The first prototype was built by the British automaker in 1947 and it was designed for the army. This iconic car was improved over the years and it has been known for generations as a national treasure.
Sellers Comments - A genuine and relatively rare 1951 lights thro the grill series 1 80 Land Rover. The side lights are set in the bulkhead.In addition it is fitted with original working trafficators , engine driven captain winch and agricultural tow bar. The gear box and overdrive box have recently been subject to a major reconditioning by a well known Land Rover engineering company. In addition the a newly reconditioned cylinder including new valves, guides and valve springs has been fitted in the last few weeks. A spare cylinder head comes with the car. The car drives very well and good use can be made of the overdrive facility. There is also very useful free wheel hubs. The car has all the unique 80 instruments which are all in working order. The seats are aso in good condition with no tears or rips. The seat bases are in fact new only being fitted for a few weeks. There is rear side seat fitted in the rear to both sides. With the car is a few spares including a set of wheels fitted with light van radial tyres. This is a genuine early Series 1 that can be used on a daily basis taken and exhibited at classic shows and because of its relative rarity will only appreciate in value. Please note I reserve the right to withdraw from the sale at any time. Payment by cash on collection or approved bank transfer. A free one night B&B stay for two people at the time of collection is also offered - View Details - Photos - Click Here