UMW 740 – 1959 Series II Soft Top


Primary Vehicle Information


TAX EXEMPT – Free Road tax

MOT Exempt

Galvanised Chassis

Nut and bolt rebuild

Classic car Insurance

1959 Series II – This Land Rover has been completely rebuilt by Jerry Thurston of ” Salvage Squad ” fame – for TV celebrity Richard Hammond.

This Land Rover has been restored to a very high standard, including galvanised chassis and bulkhead, whilst retaining its original features such as:

  • Headlamps in the grill
  • Push button start
  • Individual windscreen wipers
  • Elephant Hide seats
  • “Twist to open” vents
  • 3 spoke steering wheel
  • Bonnet mounted spare wheel
  • 7.00 x 16 Avon Traction Mileage tyres

Improvements made during the restoration include:

  • Overdrive
  • Clayton heater
  • “M.A.P” Free Wheel Hubs
  • SU Carburetor
  • High compression gas flowed cyl head
  • Parabolic road springs
  • Aluminium radiator
  • New Canvas

The result is a Classic Series II Land Rover, which looks superb and that is great fun to drive.

To be sold fully serviced, with 12 months MOT plus Gold Warranty