Very well-sorted Range Rover with a number of excellent off-road upgrades
Benefiting from a recent documented spend in excess of £5000
Replacement 4.6-litre engine, with fewer than 20,000 miles covered since installation
Developed under Spen King and making its debut in 1970, the Range Rover was a go anywhere off-road vehicle which offered a of level comfort above that of its Land Rover contemporary. In its early form the Range Rover was still fairly utilitarian in its nature, evolving only in the subsequent years into the luxurious machine we have today.
This particular Range Rover Vogue SE has lived quite an extraordinary life to date, having travelled extensively whilst under its current ownership and only this year completing an off-road tour through Morocco. As one would expect therefore, it has been maintained to a high mechanical standard over the years and also benefits from a number of appropriate upgrades.
Fitted with an improved suspension setup, replacement 4.6-litre engine (seeing less than 20,000 miles use to date) and a number of other modifications, this well-sorted Range Rover is now willing and able to carry on its adventures under new ownership.
The History and Paperwork
MOT valid until 23/04/2024
4 former keepers
Original stamped service book with annual servicing up until 90,000 miles
Numerous invoices for previous extensive servicing work
Recent documented spend for servicing work in excess of £5000, May 2023
Fitment of upgraded 4.6-litre V8 engine at a cost in excess of £8000 at 122,000 miles
Stepping up and into the comfortable driver’s seat of this Range Rover one can immediately appreciate its superb elevated driving position, offering a great view of the road (or terrain!) ahead
Classic ‘hard dash’ Range Rover interior in an attractive colour combination of light tan leather with burr walnut veneers
Air conditioning reported to be working well
All interior gauges are reported to be in a functioning condition, with exception of the odometer which has very recently stopped working and the interior courtesy light
Fitted with an upgraded stereo system with DAB radio capability
Electrically operated front seats and windows
Large boot area featuring a leisure battery supplying power to a number of cigarette lighter outlets and two 3-pin plug sockets.
The owner advises us that the fitted leisure battery is charged by the engine once the car’s primary battery is at 100%
Additionally the Range Rover is fitted with a mains power supply hook-up, located under the bonnet
Headlining in a good condition with note made of invoice for replacement item in 2004
Overall we would say that the interior presents in a well-used but largely original and complete condition.
Although there are clearly some areas which would benefit from a little attention, this is obviously a Range Rover which has been well-loved during its current 20 year ownership
Gorgeous shade of original light metallic green paint with contrasting classic Range Rover 3 spoke alloy wheels in black
Depending on its future intended use, the vehicle could benefit from consideration of a respray given its numerous scratches and areas of lacquer peel
Aluminium exterior bodywork presenting in an average condition with a few areas of minor damage and corrosion noted as per photographs
Some body work damage noted over the upper rear tailgate
Fitment of heavy duty steel bumpers front and rear with high-lift jack points
Rock slider bars fitted with additional guards for oil sump and differential
Fitted rear swing-away spare wheel carrier with ability to carry two spare wheels and also featuring external fold-down tables
Heavy duty towing hitch with power hook-up
High level snorkel fitted, exiting at the A-pillar on nearside
Fairly large crack noted over upper nearside aspect of the windscreen, not affecting the driver’s field of vision
Upgraded with later specification and totally refurbished 4.6-litre V8, at a cost of over £8000, covering fewer than 20,000 miles since its installation
Twin rear shock-absorber and twin spring suspension arrangement, further improving off-road capability with provision made for fitment of twin shock absorbers at the front if desired
Recent invoice for exhaust manifold repair and gasket replacement, replacement radiator with rubber mounts, bonnet catch repair and replacement belts totalling in excess of £5000
Underbody has received preventative Waxoyling treatment twice whilst under current ownership
Chassis reported to be free of significant corrosion, supported by MOT history and attached photographs
On the road the owner reports the Ranger Rover performs very well, benefiting from its upgraded engine, suspension upgrades and recent steering geometry correction
Under its current ownership this Range Rover has undoubtedly led an exciting life, enjoying successful excursions to exotic destinations such as Morocco, Corsica and the Alps. Featuring a number of excellent modifications at considerable expense, there can be little doubt that this Range Rover is now ready to get back out there and into the wild!
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1990 Land Rover Range Rover Vogue SE
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