YEAR: 1956

MAKE: Land Rover

MODEL: Series 1

MILEAGE: 75834 miles indicated


CONDITION: Excellent

ENGINE: 2.5L Diesel



WHEELS: 16 inch

TYRES: Goodyear

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The Land Rover Series 1 stands as an iconic emblem of rugged durability and off-road prowess, representing a significant milestone in automotive history. Introduced in 1948 by the British manufacturer Rover Company, the Series 1 marked the dawn of a new era in utility vehicles, designed to conquer the most challenging terrains with unmatched reliability.

Distinguished by its utilitarian yet timeless design, the Series 1 exudes a rugged charm that has captivated adventurers, farmers, and explorers for generations. Its boxy silhouette, flat panels, and distinctive front grille instantly evoke a sense of purposeful functionality. Built on a robust ladder frame chassis, this Land Rover was engineered to endure the harshest conditions, whether traversing muddy trails, scaling rocky slopes, or fording rivers.

One of the defining features of the Series 1 is its versatility. With its removable doors, fold-down windscreen, and interchangeable body panels, the Land Rover could be easily adapted for various tasks, from agricultural work to military operations. Its legendary four-wheel-drive system, coupled with robust axles and high ground clearance, endowed it with exceptional off-road capabilities, earning it a reputation as the go-to vehicle for exploration and adventure.

The Series 1 we have on offer is an immaculate example that has been meticulously maintained over its lifespan, as well as being a restored example, having covered some 75834 miles indicated. This one is fitted with the 2.5L diesel engine which is the preferred choice. We have not come across a better Series 1 than this. The Land Rover Series 1 has become more than just a mode of transportation; it has evolved into a cultural icon, symbolizing resilience, ingenuity, and a spirit of exploration. Whether traversing the African savannah, navigating the Australian outback, or taming the rugged landscapes of the British countryside, the Series 1 continues to inspire enthusiasts worldwide with its timeless appeal and indomitable spirit.

Location – Cape Town

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