1951 Land Rover Series 1

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Brunswick Green | 4x4 | 4 Speed Manual | 1.6 litre | 4395 miles showing | SOLD


A leading character of British automotive history driven by Royals, fox hunters and urban guerrillas alike, the Land Rover Defender has earned a cult following for it's never say die, rugged dependability.

Often the first car the farthest reaches of the earth had ever seen, the Defender's signature design remained largely unchanged for nearly 70 years but as of the 29th January 2016 production came to an end, as all good things must.

Available here is the original and the best Land Rover Series 1 designed by Maurice Wilks offered in the British Army's signature colour of Bronze Green.

Loaded with English character this original right hand drive, Australian complianced Land Rover is the generation leading the charge for this classless cars tsunami like resurgence in popularity today.

This super 1951 Landie was sold new by Greenville Motors, Williams Street Sydney and today carries the patina of authentic, regular use with the 1.6 litre petrol engine in excellent running order.
This 'lights through grille' model still carries many of its original and hard to find features including all Jaeger instrumentation, the correct Britax and Lucas lamps, the original Bronze Serck radiator and even the Greenville Motors delivery badge.

All tell-tale signs of a very original car that also benefits from a new, period correct Exmoor Trim full canvas hood.

Just released from long-term ownership and presenting in excellent authentic condition it's time to don the old Belstaff jacket and tackle some tough terrain.

With short overhangs and great wheel travel, this can go anywhere classic looks just as much at home on the farm as it does on the concours lawn and in the city.

With production now ceased for this global icon, Land Rovers of any vintage present a seriously good investment opportunity, especially the earliest editions with prices poised to skyrocket.

A legend that has carried people to the most remote corners of the world and brought them safely home again, this rare Series 1 Land Rover is prepped and ready for your next adventure.

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