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RESERVE-REMOVED 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 NAS

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Seller Username knd
Sale by dealer or Private party? Private Party
Reserve? Yes
Make Land Rover
Model Land Rover 90/110 and Defender 90/110
Year 1997
Mileage (kms) 65k-kms (40k-miles)
Vin Number SALDV3241VA129024
Motor 4.0-Liter V8
Transmission Four-Speed Automatic Transmission
Exterior Color White Paint
Interior Color Gray Cloth & Vinyl Upholstery
Seller reported accidents No
Any Liens? No
Sold for $90,000 to jgrsac

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Description

This is a 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 NAS (North American Specification) that was actually first sold new in Japan. It was imported to Canada by a dealership located in Montreal before being acquired by the current seller in 2020. Adorned in a white exterior with gray cloth and vinyl seating, it boasts a robust 4.0-liter V8 engine paired with a four-speed automatic transmission and a dual-range transfer case.

Notable features include 16-inch five-spoke wheels, LED headlights, power front windows, rear jump seats, a pop-up sunroof, air conditioning, an aftermarket steering wheel, a Scan Gauge vehicle monitor, and a locking storage box. Its history is documented with a clean Carfax report and Quebec registration under the seller's name, showing no accidents or damage, with initial records dating back to February 2020.

 

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For US bidders, this defender is is directly importable without modification as it is EPA & DOT exempt being greater than 25 years old. It can also be imported duty-free as it was sold new in the USA. For more information on transport in Canda/USA and Import, please visit our Transport/Import page here.

The exterior showcases white aluminum body panels complemented by black wheel arch flares. Additional enhancements consist of a brush guard, front skid plate, roll cage, step bars, alpine windows, tubular rear bumper, and checker-plate trim on various body sections. It bears a unique rear plaque designating it as #375 of a limited series of Japan-specification vehicles produced for the model year.

The NAS rides on five-spoke 16-inch alloy wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires, with a matching spare mounted on the swing-out rear tire carrier. Braking is facilitated by power-assisted discs at all corners.

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Inside, the front bucket seats feature patterned gray cloth upholstery with vinyl sides and backing, accompanied by amenities such as air conditioning, power windows, Scosche speakers, a locking center console, Airguide compass, mobile-device mount, and LED ambient lighting under the dashboard. The leather-wrapped steering wheel, mounted on a quick-release hub, frames a 200-km/h speedometer, a 6k-rpm tachometer, and auxiliary gauges. However, the seller acknowledges some malfunctions with the odometer, fuel level, and coolant temperature gauges, with a digital ScanGauge vehicle monitor affixed to the center dashboard.

The odometer reads 65k kilometers (~40k miles), with approximately 2,500 kilometers added under current ownership, though the true mileage remains unknown. At the rear, the cabin features two inward-facing jump seats, a locking storage box, gray carpeting, and a fire extinguisher mounted to the roll bar, albeit with a tear in the trim on the rear door panel.

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Under the hood lies a 4.0-liter V8 engine factory-rated at 182 horsepower and 233 lb-ft of torque, with the seller noting an oil change and fluid service completed in 2022. Power is distributed to all four wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission and a dual-range transfer case, as showcased in additional underside photos provided in the gallery.

 

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High bidder: jgrsac
Total bids: 44