1997 Range Rover P38 Vogue 4.6L HSE

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  • 1515 RA Included in the sale
  • Dry stored since 2019
  • Only used on high days and holidays
  • 3 previous registered keepers
  • MOT valid until May 2025
  • The number place is included on the sale

The Appeal

Introduced in 1994, the new Range Rover was the first all-new car since the original, and the last to boast that oh-so-popular Rover V8 - complete with an advanced air-suspension system that made the luxurious new off-roader a remarkably comfortable ride, no matter its environ.

This particular example boasts a striking Metallic Green livery, with a Cream leather interior, and clearly been quite the pampered vehicle. Indeed, having been dry-stored since 2019 and used sparingly by its previous owner, this Range Rover has been kept in very good order throughout its life. These 4x4s often eat up the miles and misadventures in their droves, so finding one in such fine fettle should get plenty of enthusiasts excited!

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History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1997
  • 3 previous registered keepers
  • Vehicle has been dry stored since 2019 due to the owner being too old to drive
  • Owner has now sadly passed away, and as a result, the vehicle is for sale
  • It was his pride and joy and was only used on high days and holidays
  • MOT valid until May 2025
  • 111,440 miles on the clock
  • Service history is fair with incomplete paperwork, some invoices, and service book stamps present

The Condition

  • The vendor notes that the car's body is very straight and shines up beautifully
  • Only notable damage is to offside rear quarter panel
  • Light ding on tailgate
  • Front wing has a blister
  • Stone chips at bonnet edge
  • These, however, are really imperfections given the vehicle's age
  • Internally, the car is very nicely kept
  • Light cracking and creasing to the leather, but it's otherwise in superb fettle
  • Clean carpets
  • Dashboard is nicely kept with no issues to note
  • Wood veneers look in fine order
  • Headlining starting to sag at the rear
  • No electrical faults

The Mechanics

  • Powered by the Rover 4.6L V8 powerplant
  • Automatic transmission with 4 gears
  • The vendor reports that the car runs and drives nicely
  • However there is a suspected whine on the rear differential
  • They also note it starts instantly, keeps to temperature, and produces no smoke or untoward noises
  • Suspension works well on all settings with no faults reported
  • However, the car would benefit from a service due to time parked
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1997
  • Make Land Rover
  • Model Range Rover
  • Colour Green
  • Odometer 111,434 Miles
  • Engine size 4555
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Chesterfield
  • Location Derbyshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
9 bids from 6 bidders
  • ca6371c•••• £3,400 20/06/24
  • kyriako•••• £3,200 20/06/24
  • ajamesa•••• £3,100 20/06/24
  • jrowbo £2,925 20/06/24
  • ca6371c•••• £2,800 19/06/24
  • kyriako•••• £2,600 15/06/24
  • ca6371c•••• £2,500 14/06/24
  • Westerl•••• £2,000 13/06/24
  • shed.tu•••• £1,300 13/06/24

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