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Land Rover Series 1
|Country of Origin/Used by:||Great Britain (and many others)|
|First Produced/Service Dates:||80 Inch Wheelbase = 1948 - 1953
SWB (86 Inch Wheelbase) = 1954 - 1955
SWB (88 Inch Wheelbase) = 1956 - 1958
LWB (107 Inch Wheelbase) = 1955 -1958
LWB (109 Inch Wheelbase) = 1956- 1958
|Manufactured by:||Land Rover|
LWB = 2+6?
|Armament:||None. However, some of the "specialist" vehicles were armed.|
|Engine:||(4) Cylinder Diesel and (4) Cylinder Petrol. Engines Upgraded throughout production.|
|Miscellaneous Info:||The Series 1 vehicle was
changed and upgraded throughout it's production and was offered in five main variants: the
original 80 inch wheelbase vehicle, the 86 inch "Short" wheelbase vehicle (SWB),
subsequent 88 inch wheelbase SWB vehicle, the intial 107 inch "Long"
wheelbase (LWB) vehicle and finally the 109 inch LWB vehicle.
Some Series 1 Land Rovers were modified for combat duties, most noteably the SAS Patrol Vehicles.
|Data Sheet Available:||None Available|
|(Photo Above) Land Rover Series 1 SWB Soft Top||Land Rover via Dave Haugh - Content Editor|
|Land Rover Series 1 SWB Soft Top (Pre Production)||Land Rover via Dave Haugh|
|Land Rover Series 1 Utility Vehicle Information and Photos||Ex-Military Land Rover Association|
|"Land Rovers That Fire Missiles" by Clive Elliott||The Shorland Site|
British Military Land Rovers: Leaf Sprung Land Rovers in British Military Service (Heritage & Sons, Ltd.)
|James Taylor & Geoff Fletcher|
|"Don't Mention the War (Early Military Land Rovers)" (January 2012 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)||James Taylor|
|"Into the Archives" (West German Tempo Land Rovers) (April 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)||James Taylor|
|"Land Rover Buyer's Guide: Part 1" (August 2013 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)||Ian Young|
|Land Rover Defender: The World's Most Versatile Military Off-Road Vehicle (Tankograd Publishing)||Carl Schulze|
|Land Rover 1948-1984, The: A Collector's Guide (Motor Racing Publications)||James Taylor|
|Military Land Rover: 1948 Onwards (Series 1-3, Defender, 101, Wolf, Etc.) Enthusiast's Manual (Haynes Publishing)||Pat Ware|
|Military Land Rover: Development and In Service (Ian Allen Publishing)||Pat Ware|
|"Military Land Rovers" (Special Supplement in the August 2016 Issue of Classic Military Vehicle Magazine)||John Carroll|
|Quarter Ton: The Story of the Quarter Ton, 4x4 Utility in British Military Service - 1941-1958 (Warehouse Publications)||Pat Ware|
|"Tempo Land Rovers (German Made Land Rovers" (November 2012 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)||Ian Young|
|Tough Truck! Australian Army Land Rovers: 1949 to 2012 (Trackpad Publishing)||Michael K. Cecil|
|"Trucks on Tracks" (Covers a Series 1 88 inch Wheel Base Land Rover with Cutherbertson Track Conversion) (June 2018 Issue of Classic Military Vehicle Magazine)||Louise Limb|
Kits and Accessories
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