1978 Land Rover Series III Air Portable
Offered for sale is this fine example of the factory lightweight Series III "Air Portable" Land Rover. These are the nimble and rugged Military variants of the early Land Rovers. They have become hugely popular among enthusiasts of the brand and 4x4 adventurist. Sitting on a much shorter wheelbase of 88 inches and fitted with aluminum body panels this makes this a fun-loving Rover. This particular vehicle was imported from Italy and has been used sparingly. The bodywork is original containing the original spot welds. The frame and outriggers are free of rust and corrosion. This Series III underwent an older restoration and was upgraded with a fully enclosed and ventilated Safari roof. Refurbishment of this Land Rover also covered new springs intake hoses and battery clamps. This subtle top change was designed for a more modern look and purpose of use. Just like any of the larger Defender series with Safari Roofs you can imagine a tent top rack lights storage and so forth. After all its a Land Rover and you may option it how you like. Finished in classic Land Rover green this Series III has the classic look these iconic utility vehicles are known for. This would be an excellent companion on the Copperstate Overland off-road rally or ideal Rover to bring to the Transterras Land Rover events joining fellow Land Rover enthusiasts. We purchased this wonderful Land Rover from a prominent Southern California car collector. Please feel free to call James Krueger with any questions at 877-893-8496.Vehicle HighlightsÂ -1978 Land Rover Series III Station Wagon-Chassis no. 95400195A-2.25 Liter OHV Inline 4-Cylinder Engine-Single Carburetor-73bhp at 4200rpm-4-Speed Manual Transmission-Leaf Spring Suspension - 4x4-4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes-Desirable Series III 88-inch wheelbase Land Rover-Genuine and tidy example retaining original bodywork-Ideal companion to take on the Copperstate Overland or to a Transterras event-Iconic and classic rugged 4x4-Excellent driver and extremely rare-Finished in Land Rover Green-Factory overdriveÂ -Excellent road manners-Very collectableÂ We have a clear title and own all of our cars. Ask us about shipping and financing. Call text or email us anytime!