1964 amphibious Land Rover Series 2a APGP

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Nick Carter in the 1964 amphibious air portable Land Rover Series 2a 109in "APGP" (Air Portable General Purpose). Dunsfold Collection of Land Rovers Open Day 2011, Dunsfold, Surrey, UK. --- No releases available, but releases may not be necessary for certain uses. Automotive trademarks are the property of the trademark holder, authorization may be needed for some uses. --- Vehicle Information: Belonging to the Dunsfold Collection of Land Rovers: Chassis Number 331000008A, Registration APB 963A, Engine 2.25 petrol 24 volt, Gearbox 4-speed. --- Vehicle History: This Land Rover is known as the A.P.G.P., Air Portable General Purpose. Based around a 1 Ton military spec 109 24 Volt, it has amphibious capabilities. This LR floats! A small propeller is mounted on the rear propshaft, the air bags were inflated from the exhaust. This was to be a multi role vehicle. The APGP can be a radio station, wombat carrier or 110 Volt power tool source and could be stacked two high for air transport. About 26 of these vehicles were built for troop trials in 1964 but never entered service. This is the first vehicle to find its way into the Dunsfold Collection, purchased in 1968 via Ruddington military auctions.
Nick Carter in the 1964 amphibious air portable Land Rover Series 2a 109in "APGP" (Air Portable General Purpose). Dunsfold Collection of Land Rovers Open Day 2011, Dunsfold, Surrey, UK. --- No releases available, but releases may not be necessary for certain uses. Automotive trademarks are the property of the trademark holder, authorization may be needed for some uses. --- Vehicle Information: Belonging to the Dunsfold Collection of Land Rovers: Chassis Number 331000008A,...
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