1971 Range Rover Classic 'Suffix A'

Lot Number 163

1971 Range Rover Classic 'Suffix A'

Fresh from a three-year restoration and recently magazine-featured, this is a very special Range Rover Classic.

  • NOT SOLD

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LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 19th March | 10.30am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Davos White
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    JMU 99K
  • ODOMETER READING
    35000 Miles

SUMMARY

Fresh from a three-year restoration and recently magazine-featured, this is a very special Range Rover Classic.

DESCRIPTION

  • Dating from 24/11/71, this, 2-door 'Suffix A' RR has been enjoyed by four previous keepers
  • Powered by a 3.5-litre Rover V8 petrol with a 4-speed overdrive gearbox. Only 35,000 miles from new 
  • It's finished in gleaming Davos White with a smart Palomino interior
  • Recently subject to a 3-year, body-off restoration by Alfred Coker & Sons in Edenbridge completed in October 2021
  • The work included; complete bodywork, original seating restored in Palomino, new carpets, door cards, brake lines, brake master cylinder and pads, clutch master cylinder, new rubbers, new shocks, springs, new exhaust, original wheels blasted then powder-coated, new tyres and much more
  • There are 3 photo albums full of photographs from the start of the restoration to the finish
  • So impressive was the restoration that the car was chosen to feature in the November 2021 issue of Classic, Retro, Modern magazine
  • Supplied with its Heritage Certificate, a copy of the Factory Build Record, the independent engineers printed conformation of work carried out, the Insurance Valuation of £70,000, old MOTs and a file full of bills and receipts
  • The cherished registration number illustrated, 70 PXP, does not form part of the sale 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
163
Make
LAND ROVER
Model
RANGE ROVER SUFFIX A
Registration Number
JMU 99K
Chassis Number
35503019A
Engine Number
35503579A
Transmission
Automatic
Body Colour
Davos White

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

113 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

A brand new made to measure carpet set in black and a new sound proofing has been made and fitted to reduce noise and aid comfort. (Rubber mats only were standard fit on early Range Rovers).

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

Radiator has been re-cored to be much cooler and more efficient in modern traffic.

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Remarks

Four speed manual gearbox fitted with original Fairey overdrive for 3rd and 4th gears. (overdrive was an optional extra on early Range Rovers).

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Electronic ignition fitted and the car has a push start button fitted and and a brand new DAB radio with a USB port and plug in connector for ipods. I have not had a chance to get the oil pressure and oil temperature gauges connected as the parts I have been sent do not fit the thread on the engine where the adapters fit.

Vehicle History

Remarks

The Range Rover has its original chassis/engine fitted so is a matching numbers car. (Although British Motor Heritage did not have the engine number on the certificate. This was only found by removing the engine as the number is stamped behind the engine


Restoration Notes

New suspension, complete bodywork, original seats, new carpets, new tyres, powder-coated wheels, brake lines, copper lines, brake pads. In the vendor's opinion it is practically a new car. New door cards, brake master cylinder, clutch master cylinder, new headlights, new rubbers, new shocks, springs, new exhaust, original wheels blasted then powder-coated.

About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


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Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Richard.

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