Range Rover 1971 “Suffix A”
3.5 litre 4-speed
Masai Red / Palomino PVC trim
Left hand drive car no 614
produced in December 1971
first registered in Finland in January 1972.
two long term owners, 19 and 15 years
total 158500 kms
price on request
sold based on offers
This very early Range Rover was found for sale in western Finland in 2014, an older restoration from the 1990’s but in largely original condition, registered as Historic Vehicle (museorekisteri) in 1997. It was free from the poor quality repairs that are too often associated with these cars.
Now finishing a nut and bolt body off restoration, you can follow the restoration blog here;
This will be one of the most correct restorations / conservations of a Suffix A model in the world.
First owned from 1972 to 1990 by Kampin Saha, a timber sawmill located in Lavia between Tampere and Pori. The sawmill was established in 1862 and acquired by the Kamppi family in 1937.
The present managing director of Kampin Saha Mr Juha Kamppi kindly sent this picture taken in 1975;
All the subsequent owners of #614A are also documented, the second long term ownership was from 1993 to 2008.
16th Dec 1971 date of build
20th Dec 1971 despatched to Oy Suomen Autoteollisuus AB, the Land Rover importer in Helsinki
01/1972 registered to first owner Kampin Saha Lauri Kamppi & C0, Lavia FI, TNU-49
delivery stamp by Suomen Autoteollisuus, Konala Helsinki FI
01/1972 service 820 kms, Vaunu ja Varaosa Oy
05/1972 service 4556 kms, Vaunu ja Varaosa Oy
08/1982 ownership change Kampin Saha Pentti Kamppi (generation and name change), Lavia FI
11/1983 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
11/1984 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
12/1985 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
12/1986 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
12/1987 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
12/1988 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
10/1990 ownership change Mrs E Kamppi, Yli-Putto FI
12/1990 ownership change Mr J Erjo, Sastamala FI
01/1991 ownership change Jag-Auto Oy (British car specialist), Perttula FI
09/1992 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
09/1992 ownership change Mr L-O Höckerstedt, Ekenäs FI
07/1993 ownership change Oy Vinex Ab – Mr B Kjellman, Esse FI
03/1997 Historic Vehicle inspection and registration, 28132 kms
07/2003 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
05/2006 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
01/2007 ownership change Mr B Kjellman, Esse FI
05/2008 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
06/2008 ownership change Mr L Engström, Ytteresse FI
11/2008 ownership change Mr M Johansson, Purmo FI
– Mr Johansson used TNU-49 as everyday transport during his six-year ownership
11/2008 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
04/2010 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
09/2014 ownership change Harri Asunta Oy Ltd, 58349 kms
Wiring for trailer hook / tow bar, in case you wish to travel in style with your Riva mahogany boat to Lago di Como or go camping with your Airstream caravan to the Goodwood Revival…
Accompanied documentation presented in a leather bound Classic Folio with engraved car details:
Passport to Service
blank service book started on date of completed restoration
1982 registration document / title with 1980’s MOT/TÜV inspection stamps
1997 Historic Vehicle certificate (museoajoneuvotodistus)
registration archive copies from Finnish National Archives from 1972 to present
British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certificate
Transport to most of Europe 600-1000 Eur.
Worldwide shipping, always for best available rates.
Located in Finland (EU) 30 mins from Helsinki airport.
Please note all viewings are by appointment only.