Unique 1500 BMC diesel marina pickup . In very good order . I have owned the vehicle for five years and in that time its been renovated mechanically . New headlining and window rubbers last year . No rust so it must have been hangared in its early life which fits in with it apparently being a site vehicle at Lakenheath .
Ive not taken it off the Q plate as its aviation related and has been used as an advertising vehicle for car shows and fuel runs on dry summer days .
Believed to be the only remaining diesel pickup in the UK and possibly the world . Most dissolved with tinworm and others had petrol transplants .
The banjo (commercial) rear axle has been exchanged for one from an 1800 saloon . This has given a better road speed and after changing the front hubs has allowed four new TR7 rims and tyres to be fitted .
Very reluctant to let this go but circumstances have changed and space is needed .
An early 1.8S in Teal Blue with Limeflower interior, a rare find in that it seems to have escaped the tin worm and appears very original with no signs of welding. It drives well too with the lively.....
Hi, here i have a Marina pickup, a very rare find and a complete, all be it dusty, example!
I have had this for a number of years now, and its just been sitting in the shed, V5 in my name.
Produced from 1973, West Country Leyland distributors and dealers Mumford of Plymouth commissioned Crayford to develop a Marina convertible. They paid all the development costs in exchange for manufacturing.....