Series Land Rover
Land Rover Series 1
Series 3 Land Rover Basic SpecificationsWhilst the basic specifications of the Series II/IIA were often due to demands from owners for more load carrying capacity and better overall performance, the changes to Series III specifications were largely focussed upon functionality and conveniencedue due to compettion from the increasingly popular Japanese 4x4 market.
Vehicle Load capacities 88inch
Vehicle Load capacities 109inch (4-cylinder engines)
All fuel tank capacities, both petrol & diesel, are 12 US gal(45litre) except for the 109in 6cyl & 109in Station Wagon, which are 19 US gal(73litre)
Larger tyres increase the turning circle. If larger tyres are fitted and there is a danger of the tyres contacting the leaf springs, then the turning circle may be reduced again by adding wheel spacers. These allow more lateral movement of the wheels without fouling the leaf springs.
88inch 2286cc petrol 15mpg (US)
88inch 2286cc diesel 24mpg (US)
109inch 2286cc petrol 15mpg (US)
109inch 2286cc diesel 23mpg (US)
109inch 2625cc petrol 12mpg (US)
Sustained urban use will lower these figures. Use of four-wheel drive significantly reduces them.
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Screen washers were offered as an option from 1961
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