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Land Rover

Series 1 - 86"

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1956 Land Rover Series 1 86" 2.0 petrol. Soft top:

Owned by a Land Rover enthusiast for over 10 years. During this time we have carried out extensive maintenance and restoration alongside its annual servicing and MOT's. As you can see it is in lovely condition and has been used regularly throughout the summers, while generally wrapped up over the winter. We have just fitted a new set of authentic period Exmoor trim front seats which finish of its interior lovely. Some years ago an internal hoop was fitted to mount seat belt anchorages onto and a pair of headrests for the 2 front outer seats. This was fabricated by a company well known amongst vintage and classic racing and has been properly chassis mounted for strength and safety whilst not damaging or cutting any bodywork. This has been wrapped in canvas for a period look and feel. Several years ago the gearbox was fully reconditioned, which gives a nice clean gearchange and coupled with its fairy overdrive makes for sensible driving if you are venturing beyond your local pub for a summer's evening sundowner.

Over the years the current owner has spared little in keeping this fine example of a Series 1 up-together and useable whilst maintaining a high standard of finish. This car will cost you less than it would to buy and restore another to this standard. Definitely a good investment into this now sought-after, classic marque.

This Series 1 is complete with door tops, hood sticks, and full hood. All in excellent condition.

Finance Example - Hire Purchase

We are able to offer Classic car finance. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Price Deposit Payments APR %
£ £ 60 x


Vehicle Information

  • Mileage - 7758
  • Fuel Type - Petrol
  • Engine Capacity - 2.0
  • Transmission - Manual
  • Registration Year / Mark - 1956
  • Emissions (g/km) - n/a
  • Body Style - SWB 86" Soft top
  • Colour - Bronze Green
  • No of Doors - 3
  • No of Owners - Unknown
  • Service History - Comprehensive last 10 years
  • MOT - New


  • 0 - 60 mph - eventually

Driver Convenience

  • Windscreen wiper driver passenger
  • Heater
  • 3 x front seats


Exterior Features

  • 16" original wheels
  • Rear tow ball and 12N electrics
  • Front tow point
  • Rear amber indicators

Interior Features

  • Heater
  • Rear bench seats


  • Height - 
  • Length - 
  • Wheelbase - 86"
  • Width - 
  • Fuel tank capacity - 9 gallons
  • Boot space (seats down) - 
  • Boot space (seats up) - 

Finance Solutions

Vehicle Finance - Tailored for YOU

We love our cars and have done for over 45 years. It is as important for us to supply you the right car as it is to find you the right finance deal. We are able to offer finance through reputable prime lenders and we try to get you the best possible deal at the most competitive rate.

We offer a range of finance packages, including “hire purchase” and “PCP”, which can be tailored to suit your needs.

Our sales executives will help you choose the right vehicle and explain all your options up-front in a clear, jargon-free language.

It's comforting to know exactly what you will be paying each month for your new vehicle. All of our finance packages are agreed with a fixed interest rate and a fixed monthly payment. As we work with some of the best in the industry you have the confidence that you are dealing with one of the biggest names for finance in the UK.

Why Do Our Customer Choose us for Car Finance?

  • Fixed Monthly Payments
  • Flexible Deposits
  • Keep Your Savings For Future Plans
  • Freedom To Settle Early, In Full Or Partially Without Penalty.
  • Benefit from peace of mind from consumer protection
  • Secure against the vehicle and not property

Let us help you start your journey to a new car. Fill in the form below and we’ll contact you to help put your personal finance deal together.

Why Finance?

We have a range of finance options available to you, depending on your budget and what you want out of your vehicle. Whichever route you choose, our finance solutions provide both flexibility and security.

Different products for different budgets

  • With more than one product (including Hire Purchase and Personal Contract Purchase), we could find monthly repayments to meet your budget
  • We can offer adjustable deposits, loan terms and final payments – all of which have an impact on what you pay back each month

Extra peace of mind on the vehicle

  • Your vehicle will be automatically put on the HPI register, meaning, if checked, your car cannot be sold or auctioned off if stolen
  • We also complete HPI checks on the vehicle you are buying to make sure it’s as described - including whether it’s been stolen, written off and whether there’s any outstanding finance


Support if things go wrong

We have an interest in working with you to resolve problems in the unlikely event that something goes wrong with your vehicle.

  • Euro Drive Motor Finance have a dedicated and professional UK based team who can offer support to you if your circumstances change
  • Unlike a personal loan which may be secured against your house or other assets, with motor finance, the loan is only secured against your vehicle

Finance agreements that work for you

If you're ready for a change – our products allow you to settle your agreements at any time throughout the repayment period.

  • Euro Drive Motor Finance allow you to overpay at any point in your agreement, without any extra charges
  • Decisions can often be made while you are sat in the dealership – meaning no bank appointments or waiting weeks for a decision. Walk in and out of the dealership with your new car, all in one day


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Sell Your Vehicle

Sell Your Defender!

Or Discovery, or Jeep, or Range Rover, any 4×4!

It can be a real hassle when you come to sell your Defender in the classifieds and an absolute endurance event listing it on internet auction websites. Let us take the chore out of the whole process. Douglass Motors are always looking for the best vehicles to add to our own stock. We offer great for good, clean late model examples but will also consider any age and condition.

We are interested in both left and right-hand drive vehicles and can arrange collection from anywhere in the world. All we need is a few basic details of the vehicle you wish to sell or part-exchange for us to give you a quick decision. 

Too old or non-runner?

We will not turn away any vehicle, as we have comprehensive workshop and facilities with a huge list of parts and accessories on tap we can probably resurrect even the most dilapidated old truck. Contact us and we’ll let you know if it can be saved and what we’ll offer to take it off your hands.

Just fill in the form below, or call Marcus on 01258 840 889


Or why not let us sell it for you?

We offer a very comprehensive brokerage service whereby we will sell your vehicle on your behalf in return for a standard commission. Normally a client will bring their vehicle to either our Wimborne or Rugby locations, we will inspect it and give you an honest valuation based on its condition and prevailing market conditions. We can also discuss what work might be required to achieve a higher price or help it sell quicker. This could be just a good, thorough valet and detailing, bodywork repairs or other modifications. The cost of any work undertaken can be deducted from the final sale price in addition to the commission or paid for separately.