SERIES IIA, IIB – 1962 TO 1972; 101 – 1972 TO 1978
THESE BEASTS definitely are not for the faint-hearted. Series IIA and IIB models had big-capacity load areas, but were blighted by under-powered engines. The later 101 Forward Control was a big military truck with a V8 petrol engine, thirstier than Oliver Reed at opening time. Some parts can be hard to find, but there's fantastic back-up from clubs, with loads of fellow enthusiasts. Do you have room for one on your drive? BUYER'S TIP: They stand out from the crowd. SPECIFICATIONS SIIA/IIB: 2.6-litre six-cylinder petrol, 81 bhp, 132 lb-ft torque. 101: 3.5-litre V8 petrol, 128 bhp, 185 lb-ft torque. Four-speed LT95 gearbox with permanent four-wheel drive.
PRICE GUIDE Poor: £2400 – £3800 Average: £3800 – £5900 Good: £5900 – £8100 Excellent: £8100 – £17,000