1949 Land Rover 80 inch Series I

Lot: 239

Sold for (£): 17,050
Offered for sale is a 2.25L 1949 Land Rover 80 inch Series I manual. Coming with no history file, this lot's condition scores 51 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Desirable 'Lights-behind-the-grille' Landie in need of restoration...

  • Chassis and bulkhead appear to be in good order
  • Engine and gearbox upgrade
  • A full set of early wheels
  • Correct seats, dash panel and door tops
  • Only two former owners
  • JAO 327 drives, stops and the electrics work!


Lot Details

Registration: JAO 327 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1949 Engine size: 2.25L
Make: Land Rover Odometer reading (miles):
Model: 80 inch Series I MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: R8665230

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 51 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Body appears to be sound and most ancillaries are present and correct


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


Mostly unmolested interior with correct period seats


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Fitted with later, more reliable 2.25 ltr. petrol engine avoiding the early series I tendancy to overheat!


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Later model gearbox installed

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

About the CCA 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