Not Your Average 4wd!
The earliest compliance plate date we have seen is 1987.
Perenties only have good features. Simple, strong, reliable and fixable.
'Project Perentie' was the name of the trials program to replace the then-in-service Series 3 Land Rover.
Roughly the same. Owner reports put the average consumption from 10 to 12l/100km. Some get better than this; some get worse.
The 6x6 is both longer and wider than a 4x4. The 6x6 is also much slower.
Only if you are used to hairdresser cars. They are actually quite simple to drive, although some of the gearboxes can take a bit of practice to get used to. Other than that there is nothing difficult about driving them.
Every now and then a hardtop version will come up for sale. Some owners have also converted theirs using secondhand panels. Some of these are successful; some not so much. We do have some panels available; contact us for details.
They are still in service.
Yes, but you need to talk to your state's registration authority to determine the correct procedure.
Keys and power steering. No question. After that it comes down to your budget. Or you can drive them as they are.
No. The original rims DO NOT have the safety bead required under the Australian Design Rules.
Anything and everything. The Perentie's only limiting factor is the driver.
There is a lot of interchangeability between the two. We have made this easy for you: where parts are common they are listed under all relevant models.