1979 Land Rover Defender 109 Series 3 Left Hand Drive LHD Hard Top

Price: US $22,000.00 Item location: Beaumont, Texas, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Land Rover
  • Model: Defender
  • SubModel: Santana Especial
  • Type: SUV
  • Trim: 109 Series 3
  • Year: 1979
  • Mileage: 49100
  • VIN: E59808194
  • Color: Sand
  • Engine size: 2.25
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: 4-Wheel Drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1979 Land Rover Defender 109 Series 3

Land Rover Santana 109 5 door station wagon. Seats 9. All original left hand drive vehicle. 4WD
Sand color with white tropical hardtop roof (removable). Black vinyl interior in outstanding condition. Especial trim model with full headliner, and beautiful door trim which is rare on these usually utilitarian vehicles. Exterior paint is in good condition with some flaking and a little chalky on the hood. Body and panels are straight.
Mechanical: Original 2.25L diesel. Starts right up after briefly warming the glow plugs. Small amount of white smoke from tailpipe on initial startup. Idles smooth, good power. Shifts smoothly. 4 speed manual transmission. Tracks straight when driving and braking. Like any Land Rover, it's a rough ride and every trip is an adventure. Odometer does not work, shows 79k kilometers. Speedometer a little jumpy. Optional longer gearing allowing higher top speeds and can easily be driven 55 mph on the highway. Driven regularly. Air filter, oil filter serviced recently.
Car is originally from Spain (dry climate like Arizona) where it was a one owner vehicle prior to coming to the US. Legally imported, customs cleared, licensed and titled in Texas. Includes original vintage 1979 Texas plates.
Includes crank start rod, driver seat belt (not installed), extra Mann oil filters, and Land Rover restoration manuals and books.
Questions, requests for additional pictures, and inspections welcomed.
Car is for sale locally so I reserve the right to end the listing at any time. Local pick up, or buyer responsible for shipping
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