1951 Land Rover Series I 80"

Lot: 289

Estimate (£): 18,000 - 20,000
(+buyer’s premium of 9.6% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 2.0L 1951 Land Rover Series I 80 inch manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 109 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

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Mechanically fully restored beneath its original complexion...

  • The charming, world-weary original paint is protected by clear lacquer
  • Imported from Australia and fully registered with the DVLA in 2019
  • The engine's top-end has been overhauled and a Weber carburettor fitted
  • New gaskets, seals and new water pump fitted to the 2-litre engine
  • Rebuilt gearbox with new bearings, gaskets and thrust washers. Retaining its patinated casing
  • The perfect Land Rover for those who want a mechanically tip-top car with original paint
For further information please contact Arwel Richards on 07434 960868.

Lot Details

Registration: KXS 614 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1951 Engine size: 2.0L
Make: Land Rover Odometer reading (miles): 12000
Model: Series I 80 inch MOT expiry: 2021-03-09
Warranted: No Chassis number: 16661054

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 109 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Patinated body work, retaining the original paint, lacquered bulkhead and painted chassis.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


New seats and Tilt (soft top)


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Top end overhaul, bottom end inspection. New gaskets, and seals. new water pump and performance carb (Weber)


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Rebuild by gearbox specailist, new bearings, gaskets and thrust washers. Retaining its patinated casing.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


New chassis bushes, springs and shocks, front axle rebuild, with new swivels, and wheel bearing. diff ratio now 3.5 for better top speed.


Minor: Major:


New Autosparks loom , head lamps and side lights, original tail lamps. all gauges work and switch gear.

Vehicle History


JLR dating letter.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
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 Every-day 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