Pristine 1978 FFR with exceptional provenance For Sale
Unique opportunity to purchase a pristine low mileage Lightweight with exceptional provenance complete with Saudi Arabian documents, including MOT certificate, registration document, export authorization certificate and Saudi Arabian export registration plates.
Imported to UK by current owner in 1997 after a nut and bolt rebuild to facilitate panel respray. Formerly owned by Saudi Arabian National Guard, Riyadh it is a 24 volt FFR version absolutely original in every detail minus radio and antenna.This vehicle is totally original and has not been modified. Engine and transmission are faultless and it drives like a new vehicle
In 1976 the Saudi Arabian National Guard awarded a contract to the UK MOD and Cable and Wireless for provision of hardware to upgrade and modernize communications and conduct personnel training services. The contract continues to the present day. Land rover lightweights including FFR's, general purpose and gunships were supplied as the core vehicle platform.
Odometer registers 4976 kilometers.
The first UK MOT certificate indicates 4516 kilometers.
It was garaged subsequent to UK registration and has not been utilized on UK roads.
The current MOT expires in January 2019. Batteries are new, engine and transmission excellent.
This is a very reluctant sale due to advancing years and I want the vehicle to go to a true enthusiast. I still have a second Lightweight so am not fully relinquishing my penchant for the brand.
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