Land Rover Series

Land Rover Series

The Land Rover Series I, II, and III (commonly referred to as series Land Rovers, to distinguish them from later models) are off-road vehicles produced by the British manufacturer Land Rover that were inspired by the US-built Willys Jeep. In 1992, Land Rover claimed that 70% of all the vehicles they had built were still in use.

Series models feature leaf-sprung suspension with selectable two or four-wheel drive (4WD); the Stage 1 featured permanent 4WD. All three models could be started with a front hand crank and had the option of a rear power takeoff for accessories.

Read more about Land Rover Series:  Development, Series I, Series II, Series IIA, Series IIA Forward Control, Series IIB Forward Control, Series III, Stage One V8, 1 Ton 109 Inch, Australia, Minerva

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