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1979 Land Rover Series III 88" Hardtop, Defender Ancestor, NO RESERVE

Sale price: $7,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 11.01.2014

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Land Rover
Model: Defender
Year: 1979
Type: SUV
Color: OD Green
Mileage: 98,695
Engine: 4 Cyl Petrol 2.25L
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: Hardtop 88"
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1979 Land Rover Series III 88" Hardtop, Defender Ancestor, NO RESERVE for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.25) based on 74 votes
1979 Land Rover Series III 88
  • 1979 Land Rover Series III 88
  • 1979 Land Rover Series III 88
  • 1979 Land Rover Series III 88
  • 1979 Land Rover Series III 88


 Don't miss this great example of the Legendary Land Rover Series III - direct predecessor to the Land Rover Defender!

Condition:  This vehicle runs and drives good.   The frame and bulkhead are SOLID with no rust issues.   4 Cyl Gasoline Engine gets good gas mileage.   4 speed transmission shifts smoothly and does not pop out of gear.   Interior is good for its age.   4 good tires w/ two spares in fair condition.

Features:  4 wheel drive.
Center Console in place of of middle front seat.
Rear Jump Seats for a total seating of 6.
Converted to Electronic Ignition.
Two spares mounted properly on hood and in rear cargo space.
Carpeted interior (rare option).
Sliding Front and Rear Windows.
Weber Carb.
Halogen Headlamps.
Aftermarket Temp gauge.
New Alternator.
New Valve cover gasket.
Military Brake Light Blackout Switch.

This is a very good example of an early Land Rover.
Don't miss this one!

Minor issues:  High Beams do not turn on.
Horn does not work.

Shipping and Payment:  This vehicle is Local Pickup. but I can deliver for $1. 50 per loaded mile from zip 38461 (Continental US only).   $500 deposit due w/in 24 hours at end of auction.   Balance due in CASH or Certified Check (w/in 10 days) at time of pickup.   If you are paying by Certified Check. I MUST be able to contact your bank at the time of pickup to verify the check - otherwise I will NOT accept this form of payment.   NO postal money orders.

Please Note:  Please do not bid unless you intend to purchase.   You will be hard pressed to find a better Series Rover in the US at this price - DON'T MISS THIS!!

Thanks for looking!



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