Classic Land Rover - April 2016

£4.60 (Approx $5.83 or €5.14)


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SERIES III BUYING GUIDE

TAKE THE PLUNGE
Why the Series III is a good buy as a modern classic right now

SERIES III HISTORY
An illustrated history of the model from 1971 to 1985

BAG A BARGAIN
Things to consider when buying a Series III Land Rover

A PRACTICAL PROJECT
What to look for when buying a project Series III

THE GENERATION GAME
Gary Dill’s Series III restoration shows what can be achieved at home with patience and tenacity

LAND ROVERS

RED LADDER DAYS
A Series IIA 109in HCB-Angus Fire¬fly fire appliance

THE WORKING LIFE
The last of the current Defenders rolls off the Solihull line and into a celebration party of the legendary 4x4

URBAN JUNGLE
A London-based Series III 88in County Station Wagon

LAUNCH CONTROL
An untold story about the Range Rover Classic launch

PROM QUEEN
The Dad's ’55 86in that outshone the stretched limos for two best friends going to their school prom night

VIRTUALLY FAMOUS
The Series IIA belonging to the man behind an increasingly popular Facebook group

OUR LAND ROVERS
Two 88ins and a 109in or two Series IIIs and a IIA

TECH AND TOOLBOX

TO MODIFY OR NOT
Jim Willett on the pros and cons of modifying Series Land Rovers

WHEN FIVE IS BETTER THAN FOUR
Martin Port fits a Fairey Overdrive to his daily driver 88in Series IIA

DEAD CENTRE
Investigating the transfer box-mounted Land Rover centre power take off

JOURNEYS

SECOND OVERLAND
The Hyland family are in Iran in their Series One Station Wagon in this month's instalment

MONTE CARLO OR BUST
Part 2 of Team Faff’s epic drive through the Alps to Monte Carlo in three 80in Land Rovers

REGULARS

NEWS AND PRODUCTS
News, products and dogs

FACTORY FINALE
The event that marked production of the¬ final Defender

EVENTS LISTING
Where to be and when this year

VINTAGE ESSENTIALS
Pressed aluminium AA and RAC GB plates from the ‘50s

BEHIND THE WHEEL
Times are changing inside the Solihull factory