For Sale: 1997 Land Rover Defender in Aiken, South Carolina

Vehicle Description

This Defender is stored in our Aiken, SC climate-controlled showroom. The inventory shown is owned, maintained, and driven by us here at Car Cave USA. For more pictures, information, financing, video and to view our large inventory of left hand drive Defenders please visit www.carcaveusa.com. Highlights:300 TDI Diesel Engine5 Spd R380 Manual Transmission+40mm SuperGaz Lift KitFull Engine RebuildClutch ReplacedShown here is a Defender 90 Hard Top Station Wagon with original paint and a recent engine rebuild. The Defender was sourced from the small beach town of Pornichet France from a Monsieur Moise. Manufactured on April 25, 1997 and sold new in Germany on June 10, 1997 by Land Rover Deutschland GmbH. The previous owner purchased this Defender in November 11, 2009 according to French registration documents. Monsieur Moise provided us with a history file of upgrades, routine maintenance, and recent major maintenance. This 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 300TDI is shown in the factory paint color Epsom Green Metallic (Paint Code: LRC961) and original grey interior upholstery. The interior appears to be all original Land Rover spec including the middle front seat and rear jump seats. Along with the Carpeted front floors and interior trim leads us to believe this was a higher spec model when ordered new. A set of 235/85R16 Lanvigator Mud Terrain tires mounted to a set of factory original 5-spoke 16' Alloy Wheels. The recently rebuilt 300TDI diesel engine runs properly, and 5-Speed manual transmission shifts correctly through the gears after a recent clutch replacement. A British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate is included with the sale. Contact us to review the maintenance file and history regarding this Defender.No other 4x4 vehicle has the pedigree and a track record like Land Rover. Not only was it one of the first, it remains the world's pre-eminent on and off-road vehicle, exhilarating to drive, highly reliable, and easy to maintain. The Defender 90 features the high performance 300TDI 2.5L Turbo Diesel mated to the bulletproof 5 Speed Manual R380 Transmission. Direct injection technology coupled with a turbocharger gives improved diesel economy with even greater power, torque, longevity, and reliability. It provides high performance on-road with the capability to tackle the worst off-road conditions, in nearly every driving environment in the world.Upgrades and Features:+40MM SuperGaz Lift Springs+40MM SuperGas Shocks235/85R16 Mud Terrain TiresFactory 16' 5-Spoke Alloy WheelsTerrafirma Steering Stabalizer7 PassengerFront Middle Seat (Console Delete)4 Rear Cargo Space Jump SeatsRear HD Radius ArmsSide StepsRear Taillight GuardsSilver Wing Top Chequere PlateBoss 616UAB Bluetooth AM/FM Media ReceiverFront In-Dash SpeakersRear Speaker Box with 4 SpeakersSecurity AlarmRear BumperettesSilicone Intercooler HosesAluminum Heavy Duty RadiatorFront Power Disc BrakesRear Power Disc BrakesPower SteeringSolid Front and Rear AxlesRear DefrostRear WiperSunroof12V Cigarette OutletMud FlapsBritain's Indestructible Off-Roader'It's time for adventure!' Land Rover was born out of Rover's post-war fear and became the indispensable go-anywhere vehicle. Long regarded as the ultimate go anywhere, do anything utility 4x4, the Land Rover Defender line certainly lives up to its reputation as THE BEST 4x4 BY FAR. Sometimes less is more and all that is needed. The interior is as basic as it comes which gives you the feeling of this vehicle's true originality with a couple extras.This Defender 90 300tdi is ready to serve as a loyal companion exploring trails, sporting excursions, or simply for casual trips around town. These trucks remain highly collectible and have spawned an entire sub-culture within the classic car world. In our inventory we have many variations of this iconic vehicle. So please explore your adventure side of our collection and of this incredible classic vehicle.Recent Maintenance:Professional Rebuilt EnginePistons +0.010'Connecting RodsInjectorsCylinder HeadAll Engine GasketsWater PumpTiming BeltClutchThrow Out BearingTiming Belt Front CoverSteering StabilizerIntercooler HosesHD Aluminum RadiatorFront Passenger Side Axle Swivel RebuildFront Driver Side Axle Swivel RebuildFront Passenger Side Wheel Bearings and SealsFront Driver Side Wheel Bearings and SealsLower Steering Arm Ball JoingFront Driver Brake CaliperFront Passenger Brake CaliperRear Driver Brake CaliperRear Passenger Brake CaliperBrake PadsOil ChangeOil FilterNew SpringsNew ShocksNew Front TurretsNew Turret Retention RingsRear ExhaustFront Radius Arm to Axle BushingsFront Radius Arm to Chassis BushingsRear Radius Arm to Axle BushingsRear Radius Arm to Chassis Bushings4 New TiresTop Radiator HoseThermostatGlow Plug Timer

Vehicle Details

  • 1997 Land Rover Defender
  • Listing ID: CC-1624900
  • Price: $49,980
  • Location:Aiken, South Carolina
  • Year:1997
  • Make:Land Rover
  • Model:Defender
  • Exterior Color:Epsom Green Metallic
  • Interior Color:Grey
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:136080
  • Stock Number:119072
  • VIN:SALLDVB68VA119072
Listed By:
Car Cave USA
1120 Edgefield Hwy
Aiken, SC 29801

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