Jeez, this one ticks all the boxes. There are thousands of campers out there, but this Land Rover 101 stands head and shoulders above most of them!
A testament to the owner, no corners have been cut in this build. We’ll include a few quotes from the eBay listing below, but the build spec is just like a dream wish list for most of us. Incredible…
From the seller: “This 1977 Land Rover 101-FC Radio Body LHD was sourced from a collector in Poland July 2018 & soon as I laid eyes on that Tonka tough, cartoon like styling it was no doubts love at first site. The 101 nicknamed the 1 Tonny by British Troops saw active service in the Gulf War but was acquired to serve a very different mission for an NGO. The concept driving this project was to build an Overland Expedition Truck intended to work as a platform for Scuba-Diving & Photography projects developed out of remote locations in developing countries around the world with a Mission to develop awareness & support for Marine Environments & Coastal Communities.
Built on the Legendary & now rare 1977 Land Rover 101-FC Radio Body platform this Classic Overland Expedition Camper is as its history & nickname will contest to, literally ‘UNSTOPPABLE’ & being a LHD is ideal for American export…..
The conversion of a 101-FC Radio Body to a fully fledged Overland Expedition Camper threw up a unique set of challenges.
Able Engineering 101 are the go to workshop for 101’s and were contracted to carry out extensive custom engineering works installing; Hydraulic Power Steering / Custom Tuned Bilstein Shocks / Air Suspension along with a Disc Break Conversion Front & Rear. The combination of these modifications has lead to radical improvements in braking & handling under differing Payloads
Best part of £25K has been invested into the Development & Build of the Custom Pop-Top Roof which houses, solar panels, air conditioning unit & sleeping quarters, providing a dramatic vantage point for those incredible views. Custom roof was constructed using aluminium sheet bonded & riveted to an aluminium space frame in order to drastically cut weight whilst still retaining that unique Land Rover DNA Roof is powered by X 2 Heason Military Grade IP Rated Electric Actuators so your sleeping quarters can be activated by the flick of switch ”