For Sale: 1996 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. Walk around video available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@carcaveusa. Financing Available! Apply Directly at our lending partner Woodside Credit https://woodsidenew.defidirect.com/Application/apply?id=32200. Contact us for additional lenders and financing options.We can customize your Defender purchase! Our CarCave team is dedicated to transforming your Defender into your masterpiece, tailored to your vision. From upgraded performance features, air conditioning, and personalized interiors, we turn dreams into reality. Drive a Defender that's uniquely yours - discover the limitless possibilities with Car Cave.Highlights:One OwnerSpecial Vehicle Unit - Eastnor EditionOriginal PaintLow MilesShown here is a Defender 90 factory built soft top and roll cage which is a documented Eastnor Edition from Land Rover's famed Special Vehicle Unit. SVU is responsible for building some of the best Landy's to ever come out of Solihull including the Camel Trophy models. Factory built with the solid and reliable 300TDI 2.5L Turbo Diesel engine and R380 5 Speed manual transmission. The Defender was purchased by Car Cave in Dornes, France from a Madame Eichenberger. Records show the Eicheberger family purchased the Defender for use at their equestrian property Domaine Du Soleil on November 23, 1996. A true documented one owner Defender with original paint. The previous owner garage kept this beauty and provided recent service records. Please contact us to review these files. France requires all vehicles to go through a rigorous bi-annual technical inspection This 1996 Land Rover Defender 90 300TDI is shown with a AA Yellow (paint code 584) exterior featuring silver chequere plate top and black accents. The interior is finished in a combination of black and grey, all new upholstery with front seats from Exmoor Trim, and a high top center console. A set of 265/75R16 Gooryear Wrangler All-Terrain tires wrap around 5-Spoke 16' Land Rover OEM Alloy Wheels.The 300TDI diesel engine runs properly and 5-Speed manual transmission shifts through the gears smoothly. We completed a complete review of the Defender and all systems were found to be functional. The only exception being door keys for the exterior locks. Recent maintenance and upgrades performed by Car Cave include replacing the door hinges with an upgraded black CNC set on all 3 doors, transfer case rebuilt, stainless steel bonnet hardware, bonnet hinge bushings, rear reflector, battery, power steering hoses, brake fluid flush, valve adjustment, valve cover gasket, vacuum pump gasket, fuel pump gasket, oil filter housing gasket, valve cover sealing washers, air box rubber mounts, and front transfer box output shaft seal. Car Cave installed new mats front and back, seats, coin tray (replacement for dash ashtray), lower dash finisher, new door cards (door panels), and a new center console. The front bumper, headlamp finishers, grill, front U-hoop, NAS rear step, mud flap brackets, rear crossmember, and seat boxes lids were all either repainted or replaced. Contact us for a complete run down of the mechanics and see the phots for the most recent invoice.Here at Car Cave, we regularly drive our inventory and clock an average several hundred test miles on each Defender. Well sorted mechanically and has been taken care of by the previous owner.Eastnor Edition Land Rovers were all factory built Yellow. The front 'A-bar' bull with long-range headlights were features standard on the Eastnor and still present on the model shown. Factory standard features included the 16' 'Freestyle' alloy wheels, 275/75R16 tires, four mud flaps, black fender flares, a spare wheel carrier, four point roll cage, and reinforcement plates on the front wings. All of the Eastnor model delivered had a removable fiberglass top, side steps, rear step, rear cargo load space with rubber mat, and only available in a two or three seat configuration although these items have now been updated, removed, or changed. Land Rover dealers were selling these new for 129,187 Francs in 1996.Upgrades and Features:Removable Hard TopExmoor Trim Premium Front Seats5 Spoke Factory Alloy Wheels265/75R16 Goodyear Wrangler All TerrainsHi Top Premium Center ConsoleCNC Black Alloy Door HingesNew Front And Rear SeatingRear Tire CarrierPower SteeringFront HoopFactory Land Rover Fog LightsSilver Chequere Plate Wing TopsNAS Rear Bumper4 Rear Jump SeatsCoin TrayFactory Integrated Roll CageMud FlapsNew Floor MatsNew Rear MatsThis 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.

Vehicle Details

  • 1996 Land Rover Defender
  • Listing ID: CC-1831032
  • Price: $59,980
  • Location:Aiken, South Carolina
  • Year:1996
  • Make:Land Rover
  • Model:Defender
  • Exterior Color:Yellow
  • Interior Color:Grey
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:48620
  • Stock Number:986317
  • VIN:SALLDVAF8TA986317
Listed By:
Car Cave USA
1120 Edgefield Hwy
Aiken, SC 29801

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