1975 LAND ROVER SANTANA 88 ESPECIAL

Three owner.  Completely restored.  ****80,300 KMS**** 4wd with 2 speed transfer case with 4 speed manual transmission.

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VEHICLE History

From the private collection of Canary Island Rover one mighty Santana short bed pick up truck fully restored.  Originally purchased on Tenerife where it has remained its entire life.  Three owners from new.  Restored by second owner.

 

MOTOR AND TRANSMISSION

Very capable 2.25L 4 cylinder diesel mated to a 4 speed LT77 manual transmission.  Power assist brakes.  No power steering.

INTERIOR

Reupholstered and fully serviced.  No heater.  After market interior lights.

EXTERIOR

Fresh NATO green paint.  Underbody painted black.  No rust.   No dent or deep scratches.

TEST DRIVE

Highway and off road test.  Performs well, handles smooth.  A oldtimer driving experience with heavy steering.

THE POSITIVES

It is a complete vehicle and mostly original to factory settings.
It is very clean inside and out.
Low KMS .
The motor is strong and sounds good.
The drive is comfortable and correct.

THE NEGATIVES

With more than 40 years it takes a couple minutes to warm up to operating temperature.

CONCLUSIONS

Plenty of power and capability in this ultimate 4×4 diesel pick up for the farm or around town, and many more years of enjoyment for its new owner.
This Land Rover Santana 88 Especial, like all Canary Island Rover vehicles, features the steering wheel on the left side like in North America and Mainland Europe.
This Land Rover Santana 88 was sold to a business in USA.

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