Overland Classifieds :: Modified Land Rover LR4 – HSE, HD Pack, One Owner

I recently shared a Toyota 4Runner classified and discussed the benefits of owning a vehicle such as this, which is suitable for both overlanding and everyday life. Well, I’m excited to offer another fantastic do-it-allalternative, the Land Rover LR4.

Handsome, rugged, and oozing British charm—no, it’s not me—is today’s tastefully modified LR4. Here in the land of Shakespeare, crumpets, and Monty Python,this particular model is a popular choice amongst the wealthier folk for dropping kids off at polo, navigating Kensington’s speed humps, and wafting down to second homes in Ascot. Consequently, the LR4 isn’t always the first choice for overlanding, and that’s a pity because it’s a very capable go-anywhere vehicle (check out Scott Brady’s review here). This super clean, meticulously serviced, one-owner example benefits from a selection of quality upgrades that enhance this model’s stock all-terrain performance while retaining its everyday usability.

From the seller:

“I’ve been dragging my feet, but it’s time to move forward and sell myFuji white on ebony 2012 LR4. I love this truck, as does my family, but we’ve simply outgrown it. I ordered this Land Rover new in 2012 and opted for the following upgrades from the factory: HD pack, HSE specification with rear TV/DVD players, vision assist, and the cold climate package. It does have provisions for third-row seats, but I removed those long ago to cut weight and gain more space for the fridge (these can be bought on eBay and installed with a few bolts; the seat belts and carpets are still in place).

This truck has always been a third or even fourth vehicle for me and has subsequently never been driven in road salt (except for one event per year, the Winter Romp), so the frame and undercarriage are in superb condition. Moreover, it has always been garaged, washed, and waxed. Carfax can also be provided, which is, of course, clean.

A full-Service history and a PDF containing all receipts are available upon request. I even have the original window sticker, brochure, and forms from new. Early services were performed by the dealer and later by our local shop. I will be including many spare parts I have bought over the years and useful accessories, such as an air suspension bypass emergency kit. I might consider a Tithonus 110 or 4×4 Kei dump truck on trades, but nothing else. Please, no tire kicking. I’ll answer questions as best I can.”

Specifications

102,000 miles

ARB front bumper

Warn winch with synthetic line, Factor 55 hook, solenoid pack, and battery cut-off located under hood

ARB lights with multiple lenses

Tactical 4×4 rock sliders

Tactical 4×4 gas tank skid plate

Asfir rear diff skid plate

Devon 4×4 TC front axle skid plate (all one piece)

Devon 4×4 front A-arm skid plates

Prospeed roof rack

GMRS radio (radio speaker integrated into B-pillar)

Kenwood 2M radio with APRS (radio speaker integrated into B-pillar)

ARB compressor

Dual battery setup with Traxide SC80 isolator

Inverter installed in rear compartment

Compomotive 18-inch wheels

BFGoodrich KM3s 270/70R18 (with approx 17,000 miles); tires regularly rotated and rebalanced

Kaymar rear bumper with spare (modified to move the tire to the center with added Hi-Lift holder)

2-inch rear hitch

Seat covers, front and rear

Land Rover factory dog/cargo barrier

GAP diagnostic Bluetooth module coded for VIN

Land Rover center console cooler

Proud Rhino suspension strap/lift kit

Undercarriage and under hood rock lights

Rexing dash cam front and rear

Bluetooth battery monitoring

Tow wiring and brake controller installed

Service highlights include:

Service completed October 2021, included oil change and sway bar bushings

Timing tensioners and chain serviced by dealer (2019)

Transmission fluid and filter at 60,000 miles (2018)

Recent new viscous fan/clutch (September 2021)

New batteries (September 2021)

New front brakes (2020)

New rear brakes, and front/rear lower control arms at 86,000 miles

Rear diff/TC/front diff fluids changed (2019)

New front shocks and airbags (2018)

There are some small issues to list:

Small door ding on front clip by the air intake driver side (paintless door repair candidate)

Indentation on left-hand pass door handle/body

Blemish on windshield that was epoxied

Separation of a seam on the driver seat bottom (I’ve been searching for a replacement and will replace it if I can find one prior to sale)

Slight air leak from the front end overnight; I believe this is coming from the connection on a front shock, but this has not been an issue other than the overnight leak down. Truck comes with a spare new OEM front distribution block.

This Land Rover LR4 is listed for $29,000 and is currently located in Hampton, New Hampshire. Check the full vehicle specifications via the original Expedition Portal forum post here.


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No money in the bank, but gas in the tank. Our resident Bikepacking Editor Jack Mac is an exploration photographer and writer living full-time in his 1986 Vanagon Syncro but spends most days at the garage pondering why he didn’t buy a Land Cruiser Troopy. If he’s not watching the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, he can be found mountaineering for Berghaus, sea kayaking for Prijon, or bikepacking for Surly Bikes. Jack most recently spent two years on various assignments in the Arctic Circle but is now back in the UK preparing for his upcoming expeditions—looking at Land Cruisers. Find him on his website, Instagram, or on Facebook under Bicycle Touring Apocalypse.