The Queen’s 1954 Series I Land Rover
What is the the Queen's 1954 Series I Land Rover like to drive?
This is possibly the sweetest Series I Land Rover in the world. The four-cylinder engine is sewing machine smooth and the lightweight all-aluminium body means it is an unexpectedly swift performer too.
The direct controls and crisp mechanical feel combine with the short wheelbase to give a sprightly, agile feel. It is the Caterham of off-roaders. Such exploits are not to be recommended if the Queen is in the rear, of course...