1971 Range Rover Suffix “A”
Location: United Kingdom
Introduced to the public in June 1970, the new “Range Rover” was launched as “A Car For All Reasons”, boasting a top speed of around 100 mph, a towing capacity of 3.5 tons, spacious accommodation for five occupants, hydraulic disc brakes on all wheels, and a groundbreaking four-speed, dual-range, permanent four-wheel drive system with lockable centre differential. It’s off road ability was beyond reproach, while the hose clean interior proved just the ticket for those with an active lifestyle. They had an ex-Buick 3.5 litre V8 engine producing 135 bhp.
The Range Rover Suffix “A” offered here was first registered in June 1971. Finished in Tuscan Blue with Palomino interior trim this stunning 4 owner example has covered an indicated 87,005 miles from new. Purchased by its current owner a life long Land Rover enthusiast in 2013.He undertook a no expense spared nut and bolt restoration which was carried out by the well-known and respected Land Rover specialist FW 4 x 4. Works included removing the engine and gearbox and stripping the whole body, before a bare metal respray was carried out. The car was also subject to a full mechanical overhaul including engine, gearbox, and suspension rebuild. Other notable works included overhauling the braking system, re-wire and interior re-trim.
Supplied with a current V5 registration document, various invoices and other related documentary history.
This is a perfect opportunity to own the very sought-after Suffix “A” Range Rover that is a joy to drive and will only appreciate further over time.