The Classic Sale At Silverstone Festival 25th - 27th August 2023

+ buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter 219 To mark the huge success and the 20th Anniversary of the model, Land Rover, in their September 1990 press release, hailed the Range Rover CSK as the ‘Ultimate two-door Range Rover’. Named in honour of Charles Spencer King, the man who designed the original Range Rover, the CSK was intended primarily to publicise the new anti-roll suspension and was promoted as a sportier Range Rover with only 200 numbered examples produced. This special, UK-only, Range Rover featured a number of modifications improving both performance and passenger comfort, and was the fastest production Range Rover ever built at that time, with a chipped version of the 3.9-litre V8 engine developing 185bhp. The increase in performance is complemented by improved handling at high speeds, and Land Rover had introduced front and rear anti-roll bars and sports dampers to give a smoother, more comfortable ride on normal roads. Finished exclusively in Beluga Black with chrome bumpers, they featured silver pinstripe coach lines with discrete CSK logos positioned on both front wings and one on the lower tailgate. The interior is pure Range Rover with contrasting Sorrel leather trim and the American Walnut fascia, and door inserts are exclusive to this model. Priced at £28,995 for a manual, the automatic CSK was more expensive at £30,319.22. The CSK was an instant hit, aimed as it was at the emerging sportier Range Rover owner, and was perhaps the first of its kind, a retro-inspired new car. Whilst some CSKs were used on turf, the vast majority were viewed as comfortable motorway cruisers, as most Range Rovers are so used today, and the few CSKs that are seen in today’s market have over 100,000 miles on the odometer and are usually heavily restored. Seen as a comfortable luxury car without the ostentation of a Rolls or Bentley, a number of CSKs naturally found their way to the leafy residential roads of the better parts of 1990s London, as this fabulous car, No. 56, did when new. First registered to a Mr C Geoff-Saurau of Earls Court, South West London on 12th August 1991. Please note, that it was our vendor’s intention to service the CSK at his local Land Rover main dealer but was informed, bafflingly, that they no longer serviced Range Rovers built before 2007, and will therefore have the CSK serviced at a British Heritage specialist. The service book has the following record: • Page 1 PDI at Ian Allan Motors Land Rover, Virginia Waters, Surrey • Page 2 H.R. Owen, Western Avenue, London on 03/07/1992 at 6,570 miles • Page 3 H.R. Owen, Western Avenue, London on 06/07/1992 at 6,570 miles • Page 4 H.R. Owen, Western Avenue, London on 08/07/1993 at 13,045 miles • Page 5 H.R. Owen, Western Avenue, London on 11/10/1994 at 18,992 miles • Page 6 MISSING • Page 7 MISSING • Page 8 T. H. White Land Rover, Swindon on 16/03/1999 at 33,648 miles • Page 9 T. H. White Land Rover, Swindon on 10/04/2001 at 37,946 miles • Page 10 T. H. White Land Rover, Swindon on 28/01/2004 at 41,303 miles • Page 11 Marque specialist service in July 2023 at circa 53,952 miles The online MOT history shows annual incremental mileage increases from November 2006 at 43,930 miles to the current MOT Certificate, valid until 24th July 2024, and carried out at 53,954 miles. One of just 200 examples, fabulously presented and perhaps the lowest-mileage CSK on the market. Lot 700 1991 Range Rover CSK - No. 59 of 200 Registration: J395 PHP Chassis No.: SALLHABM3GA463849 Estimate: £75,000 - £85,000 Specialist: Arwel Richards Telephone No: 07434 960868 More Details Lot 700 Bid On Lot 700