1971 Series III 109" Cab-chassis with Tray
£8,960A useful and very well preserved Ozzy Tray-Back; not
your average 49 year old Landy; highly original and on the button; one for the
It is a mystery why it took the UK market so long
to latch onto the mighty pickup - but boy has it done so now. In Australia of
course, the 'beaut ute' is a way of life and Land Rover did well selling their
range as chassis cabs for local bodywork.
Being a practical bunch, the
Australians favoured the Aluminium Tray-Back - giving maximum payload with a low
load height and large load area. This is one such vehicle.
the state of Victoria, the climate has been kind and its owner/s have really
cared for it - the truck retaining a great deal of originality yet
remaining in really nice order.
It has been running and driving while
on-site and has clearly had some chassis cleaning and painting (that's saved a
job) done to protect it against our climate.
It was sent to
Australia as a CKD kit for local assembly and uses the familiar 2,286cc
four-cylinder engine. Sadly, we are not blessed with a large file of paperwork
to know its history overseas. What we do know is that it arrived back in the UK
in 2017 and is one of the more interesting Series Land Rovers that we have had
through our hands. It has the correct NOVA number to prove that all taxes and
duties have been covered so UK registration should be
The photographs give a very clear indication of its
overall condition and we think you would struggle to find a more original and
unmolested example. For more information - contact Matthew Parkin