Classic Land Rover - Nov2018

£4.50 (Approx $6.54 or €5.75)


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LAND ROVERS

SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST
Between 1958 and 1968, Land Rover faced competition at home from the Austin Gipsy

HELVETICA ONE HUNDRED
The 100in prototypes built in the late 1970s are often referred to as ‘Swiss Army’ vehicles but the story is actually more complicated

FIRE AND ICE
Craig Watson looks at the history of Land Rover fire engines in Australia

YOUTHFUL ENTHUSIASM
Vicky Turner meets a young American who is passionate about Series Land Rovers

MADE IN THE UK - LOVED IN FRANCE
Olivier Balaya loves Range Rover Classics and he is now the proud owner of two of them

JOURNEYS

DAY TRIPPERS
Team Faff stayed closer to home for their 2018 expedition – tackling the North Coast 500 in a day

THE APRILIA RUN
Charles Harvey and his Series IIA took part in a charity run with a difference to raise money for Arthritis Research UK

WHEELS AND WAVES
Two events, 10 beaches and 850 miles in an 88in, John Carroll took his Series One to Wales while Ro Smith read the map

LIKE A HORSE THROUGH THE DESERT
The continuing adventures of a 1957 107in Station Wagon’s journey around Southern Africa

TECH AND TOOLBOX

NOT QUITE FLOATY MCBOATFACE
Team CLR headed to a private lake in rural Lincolnshire to see if they could float Emrys Kirby’s 80in

CHANGE OF PLAN
Bulkhead repairs commence and the job list gets a lot longer on the IIA that Jim Willett is working on

HIDDEN AWAY
Al Richer created a concealed storage area in his Range Rover classic

REGULARS

NEWS AND VIEWS
The usual dogs, letters and things of interest

EVENT LISTINGS
As the 2018 season comes to a close, we look ahead at key dates for 2019

EVENT REVIEWS
Wigton Motor Club’s Classic and Motorsport Show, Leafers at t’Pit, Defender Jam at Balquhidder in the Highlands and the Speech House Vintage Show

CENTRE SPREAD
The Series III 88in Land Rover in truck-cab form shown in a suburban setting and aimed at commercial users

OUR LAND ROVERS
Dave Marsh and his new-to-him lightened Lightweight, John Carroll in his 109in Carawagon with a Vango tent at Bala and Toby Savage at the Patina National RTV Trial

LOOKING BACK
Mixed Grille: Emrys Kirby wonders what the holes in the front panel of his Stage 1 were used for