Land Rover Defender 90 50th Anniversary Edition 4.0 V8 Automatic


Land Rover Defender 90 50th Anniversary Edition 4.0 V8 Automatic

Nut & Bolt Restoration

First registered 13th May 1999. This vehicle is an original Uk supplied vehicle. It was supplied new to Marshall Land Rover, Cambridge. The first owner had the vehicle for only 6 months. The last owner has owned it since then. This is a genuine 2 owner vehicle.

It comes complete with the original owners manual, service book, service history as follows.

Marshall Land Rover 2,872 miles, 6,991 miles 18,000 miles, 31,530 miles, 44,273 miles, 46,615 miles. The owner then took the vehicle to a local specialist and did other work on the vehicle himself.

It will also be supplied fully serviced by ourselves and given a full 12 month mot. The vehicle has now covered 74,000 miles.

50th Anniversary Edition

To celebrate 50 years of Land Rover, Land Rover produced 1071 Special Edition vehicles. 385 stayed in the UK, 451 went to Japan (with boost alloys and gloss black arches), Germany 180, France 25, Holland 20 and Belgium 10.

The Special Edition was essentially a NAS (North American Specification) station wagon. This meant it had a generous amount of extras as standard. Special paint colour known as Atlantis Blue and was powered by the 190 hp 4.0L V8 petrol engine, which was mated to a four-speed ZF automatic gearbox, both from the Range Rover. It also had air-conditioning, front cabin Safety Devices roll cage, each one came with a numbered commemorative plaque on the rear right hand side, making it a very rare and desirable product aimed at the wealthy lifestyle market.

This vehicle is Number 142 of 385.

It has only covered 74,000 miles from new. It has always remained in the Uk. The vehicle has been subject to a full in house restoration by ourselves. This included the vehicle being stripped down to the chassis. Many new parts replaced or refurbished to list some, all new suspension, brakes all round including callipers, discs, pads, 5 x Brand New BF Goodrich All Terrain Tyres. Reconditioned air con system including a new condenser and pipework. The vehicle has had a new radiator, all seals replaced, new nuts and bolts on the whole body. Brand new genuine Land Rover headlining. We have tried to future proof the restoration this has included using stainless steel bolts and also some parts have been galvanised and then painted so they still look as they should but now have that extra protection.

The chassis is in good order and the original to the vehicle so the vehicle is eligible for USA export. The body is also excellent having had a bare metal respray, this has included new front outer wings, all new door skins. This has been a very thorough restoration. This vehicle is all original inside and all the dash, seats and headlining are in immaculate condition. Even the original radio is still fitted.

The vehicle comes complete with it's original paperwork, service book, two sets of keys. It will be supplied with a full 12 months mot and will come fully serviced.

This is a very rare opportunity to acquire one of the best 50th Anniversary Editions on the market. Unique in such original un molested condition. I think this is by far one of the best, if not the very best Uk supplied 50th Anniversarys on the market.

This is by far a must have collectors vehicle.

You will have to go a long way to find a better vehicle.

If you are an investor you will already known the growing importance of original un-messed with condition for classic cars. You will also know that Land Rover never used galvanised chassis for production of Series or Defender vehicles - so one that's been fitted with one cannot by any stretch claim to be original and un-messed with. If you are an enthusiast then you will not be disappointed with this vehicle as it is perfect in almost ever detail and is exactly as it left the factory 25 years ago.


Low mileage, history, condition, and originality will contribute greatly to the value of any classic. Anybody can restore a Land Rover to a certain standard however you can't make anymore-original low mileage, low ownership vehicles and so for that reason these vehicles are becoming increasingly harder to find and so any opportunity to buy one shouldn't be missed.

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