Tooled with the SWB option, our station wagon is decorated in an unusual colour scheme with completely black interior, registered NKS 416R from 1977-78. The wheel hubs reflect the body colour and characteristically, the spare wheel sits on top of the bonnet.
The Series III Land Rover was produced between 1971 and 1985 and was the most popular of the Series vehicles, with 440,000 coming off the production line during its years of manufacture. It came as 2-door as our Oxford model – or 4 door off-roader or 2- door pickup. Including the station wagon, the Series III had the same body and engine options as the preceding IIa, although the spec now included plastic grille, and the headlight now appeared on the wings. The 4-speed manual gearbox had a selectable 4-wheel drive option and a choice of either petrol or diesel fuel was available.