The Austin Champ was a Military and Civilian Jeep like vehicle made
in the 1950's. The Military versions were known by Truck, � ton,
CT, 4x4, Cargo, FFW and Mk1. After about 30 prototypes were built
they decided on what you see here. Most of these vehicles went to
the British Military hence the FFW stands for Fitted For Wireless
or Remote radio communications. These were also quite unique
because of the indestructible Rolls Royce 4-Cylinder engines that
were made for these. Another unique feature is the fact that these
engines were basically water-proof. This technology also proved to
be extremely expensive too complex and limited to just
cross-country travel which it was extremely capable of. In-fact, it
cost way more than the Land Rovers that were being built for the
The 1961 Austin Champ offered here was bought by the current owner
in 1972 and was painted about 10 years ago. It was used as a
cottage and run around vehicle. The Champ rides on LT215/85R16
tires on steel wheels. The Champ has full soft stop with doors as
well. This is an excellent addition to any collection!
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Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle
accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party
inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to
be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make
mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No
Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.
1961 Austin Champ
Stock Number:B3572 J
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