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Toyota Landcruiser (80 Series) 4.2cc Turbo Diesel (UK Reg) FOR SALE: CAPE TOWN

Toyota Landcruiser Amazon GX (80 Series) 4.2cc Turbo Diesel (UK reg)

Price: GBP 18,750
Available: Now
Location: Cape Town (South Africa)

N.B. All of the shipping and clearing costs have been paid for by the owner. This represents a saving of GBP 3,500.
N.B. The vehicle is UK registered and so is ideal for anyone wanting to drive back to Europe without the expense and complication of vehicle importation.

This exceptional 80 Series Landcruiser was shipped to Cape Town for a trans-African expedition that was cancelled before it started due to injury. The vehicle was prepared for the expedition by mechanics at Footloose 4x4 in the UK and JB Autos in Cape Town. A number of modifications have been made to the vehicle including coil spring suspension, underbody protection, aluminium bull bar, safari snorkel, roofrack, gas/electric fridge, built-in storage system with cargo rails and high spec digital media sound system. The vehicle is now in storage at a 4x4 fitment centre in Cape Town, so final preparation for life on the road can easily be arranged on behalf of the buyer in order that the vehicle is fully equipped and ready to go on arrival.

If you are looking for a clapped-out 4x4 that will cough and splutter from one bush mechanic to the next, this is not for you. If, on the other hand, you want an exceptionally robust vehicle that will get you safely and comfortably across Africa, look no further. The 80 Series Landcruiser has long been the vehicle of choice for overlanders and NGOs alike because of its power, versatility, build quality and comfort. This particular Landcruiser is in immaculate condition with only 100,000 miles (160,000 km) on the clock, the vast majority of it on tarred roads in the UK using high-grade European fuel. The price includes the cost of transatlantic shipping, customs clearance and agency fees, mechanical overhaul and vehicle modifications in addition to the base vehicle. Mechanic's report and work sheets available on request.

The vehicle can remain in Cape Town on the current ‘carnet de passage’ until December 2012. All enquiries should be directed to the owner, James Ricketts, at rikkitz@gmail.com.

A zipped file of photos will be emailed on request.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Make: Toyota
Model: Landcruiser Amazon GX (80 Series)
Year: 1997
Registration: UK
Colour: Dark Green
Engine: 4.2cc Turbo Diesel (6 cylinder / 24 valve)
Fuel Capacity: 95L
Mileage: 100,000 (160,000 km)
Transmission: Manual
Drive: Right Hand Drive
Features: Full-Time 4WD, Differential Lock System, Power Steering, Cruise Control, ABS Anti-Locking Brake System, Electric Windows, Electric Sunroof, Air Conditioning, Airbags, TVSS IIIB Motion Sensor Security System, Remote Control Central Locking

MODIFICATIONS:
TJM Suspension System
Aluminium bull bar
Airtec Safari Snorkel
Front Runner drawer system (new)
2.2m Front Runner Roof Rack (new)
Steering guard (underbody protection plate)
Sony DSX-S300BTX Digital Media Player (new)
2 x Boston SE45 speakers (new)
2 x Infiniti REF5032 speakers (new)
1 x Star Sound 250W amplified subwoofer (new)
42-litre Safegas SGF101 Refrigerator (12V/240V/Gas)
4 x Cooper Discoverer STT tubeless tyres
1 x Cooper Discoverer STT tubeless tyre (spare on rim)
1 x Goodrich All Terrain tubeless tyre (spare off rim)
4 x Ammo boxes (new)
4 x locking wheel nuts (new)
4 x Hi-Lift jacking points
2 x sand mats
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