1965 Land Rover Series IIA


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Body Style:
2 Door Soft Top


Marine Blue

Elephant Hide Vinyl

2.25 Liter

4 Speed



• NAO spec 2.25 liter gasoline engine
• Electronic fuel injection
• Electronic ignition
• High torque starter
• High output charging system
• Four wheel drive
• Two speed transfer case (high/low)
• Galvanized frame
• Parabolic leaf spring suspension with gas shocks
• NAO spec electrical system
• Stainless steel exhaust system
• Stainless steel gas tank
• Series III synchronized transmission
• Heavy duty 3.75:1 ratio ring and pinion gears
• High strength 24 spline rear axle shafts
• Locking hubs
• 4 core radiator
• High performance battery

Tires and Wheels:

• Michelin XZL tires
• 16" welded tubeless wheels
• Wheels painted in Limestone
• Jack and lug wrench


• Seat upholstery ’Elephant Hide’ grey vinyl
• Rear inward facing bench seats
• Late Series IIA gauges
• Original speedometer restored and returned to 0
• Seating for 7 (88")
• ‘Banjo’ style steering wheel
• Rubber floor mats


• Bright finish aircraft rivets
• Full galvanizing package
• High quality paint
• Hood mounted spare tire
• Fender mounted mirrors
• Front recovery rings

Safety and Convenience

• Defender shoulder harness front seat belts
• Defender retractable rear lap belts
• Power 4 wheel disc brakes
• Hella headlights
• Dual sliding door windows
• Defender door latches and strikers
• Sound deadening
• 12V cigarette lighter adapter for dash power sockets
• Clayton style round heater (no defrost)
• Spare key
• NAO specific owner’s manual


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