In 1947, Rover’s chief designer, Maurice Wilks, began designing a capable 4×4 vehicle for the Rover, using military vehicles used by the US army as a model. The first Land Rover with an 80-inch wheelbase was presented at the Amsterdam Motor Show in 1948, and the world’s most capable off-road vehicle was manufactured with thoughtful updates until 2016.
In 2008, Land Rover decided to celebrate its 60th anniversary and released the SVX 60th anniversary model. In 2008 and 2009, a total of only 1800 Defender SVX 60 YRS special models were produced, with wheelbases of 110 inches and 90 inches. The factory equipment of the special model included, among other things, Recaro seats, Santorini Black special color with matte detailing, special alloy wheels, roll bars, Garmin navigation system, Clarion hi-fi system, LED lights and aluminum gear knobs.
This Land Rover Defender 90 SVX” Soft Top was first registered in March 2010. The car was sold from Inchcape, the official Land Rover dealer of Finland , to M. Tötterman in November 2011 and the owner kept the car until spring 2023. Since new, the car has been regularly serviced and repaired at Autorep specialized in Land Rovers.
The car is fitted with a removable, original hardtop and rear door. The original cloth roof and low tailgate are stored and the car can be converted into a convertible in an instant.
The car has also been equipped and installed, among other things, LED headlights, an electric Warn winch, rock slider side bars and Webasto with mobile phone control. There are various options for the steering wheel, currently installed Exmoor noble wood steering wheel. The original side step bars and steering wheel are also stored.
In June 2023, a major B service done at Autorep, with new engine oils, gearbox oils, transfer box oils, differential oils, coolant and brake fluids, and fuel filter. In connection with the service, the brake calipers were also renovated and the brake pads were renewed. The car is MOT/TÜV inspected in March 2023, valid until 03/2024.
A rare, original Land Rover Defender SVX special model ready for new adventures!
The car is located in Vantaa, 25 minutes from Helsinki–Vantaa Airport.
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