This is a 1993 not 1980 ( does not like the U.K. vin)1993 RHD Snatch 1.5 V8 only 47,000 miles! $18k
This Iraq veteran Snatch 1.5 is very tidy inside and out. Great chassis and bulkhead which have been very well protected. .I’m sure the desert climate helped it. The 3.5 engine is a sweet runner with some upgrades to the carburetor cruising at 70mph getting 10-12mpg. We have fitted it with a new gearbox and transfer case to complete its restoration as it had a little slop. This will make an excellent daily driver. AC and all electrics are in full working order. We can also fit newer style front seat if required. We are also happy to supply and and all kit to give it the Iraq look for the show circuit.
Price is $18,000 including RORO shipping, customs, EPA/DOT paperwork and VT title.
Some Snatch background info.
The Snatch 1.5/ CAV 100 is based on the Land Rover on a militarised version of the Defender 110. Weighting I’m at 9,000lbs it features Heavy Duty Chassis, Front and read Salisbury axles, Armored body/Windows, sliding roof hatch, seating for 8, 3.5 V8 with 5 speed LT85 transmission, LT230 transfer case, power steering, upgraded brakes, and the Espar air conditioning system (fitted on Snatch 1.5 and latter).
It was originally procured for use in Northern Ireland by the British Army and was first introduced in 1992.Six versions have been produced, the first being the original Snatch-1, equipped with a V8 petrol engine. Nearly 1,000 were produced, with 278 being “desertised” and reclassified as the Snatch-1.5 for Service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sadly the Snatch 1’s and 1.5’s are the only version US importable as the latter Snatch 2’s had a 300tdi engine installed latter in life. Due to US customs regulations any Rover entering the US needs the original engine type fitted at time of importation.
The Snatch 1.5 makes a great daily driver Rover. It may weigh a lot but still cruises at 75 and us quiet enough to have a normal conversation in. The AC and heat also works great in these Rover’s allowing for year around comfort. The power steering also makes them much easier to drive then the GS spec rovers. They will hold there own off road with any of the other rovers with the help of modern tires. We recommend the KM3’s in 7.5 R16. Being front and rear Salisbury axles you can add Trutrack locking differentials for even more off road performance.
For the price point they are very hard to beat for what you get in features vs a GS model.

Seller notes:
Used
“Very good”
Year: 1980 VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): SALLDHAV7JA920073
Mileage: 47000 Interior Color: Black
Make: Land Rover Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Defender Transmission: Manual
Engine: 3.5 V8 Body Type: SUV
Drive Type: 4WD Vehicle Title: Clear
Options: 4-Wheel Drive Sub Model: Snatch 1.5
Power Options: Air Conditioning Exterior Color: Tan
Fuel Type: Gasoline

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