The Series 2 Club was formed in 1984 by a group of like-minded enthusiasts who saw the need for a club to cater for all those interested in Series 2 Land Rovers, with an aim to further the appreciation, restoration and driving of all models built between 1958 and 1971. The Series 2 Land Rovers are characterised and instantly recognisable the world over by the curvy barrel sides designed by David Bache, which can still be seen to this day in the current Land Rover Defender models. The Club has around 1400 members from across the globe, although mostly based within the UK and we always welcome new members. Your vehicle does not have to be pristine, in fact you do not even have to own a Series 2, merely share the same passion for them as we do.
We are a family based club organising many local events and meetings, including an annual “International Rally”, a camping and Landrovering weekend for our members. The club also attends and puts on displays and stands at the larger Land Rover shows round the country. Every quarter we publish our club magazine, “Built Two Last” featuring 48 pages of articles and stories from our members, covering all aspects of Series 2 Land Rovers and their ownership. Our website (www.series2club.co.uk) is packed with information about Series 2 vehicles, club information and upcoming events and activities. We also have a very active forum (www.series2club.info/forum/index.php), with lively and helpful discussions on all things Series 2 related, including classified listings and technical advice.
The Club is organised into local areas based on members’ locations, with most areas meeting at least once a month. A lot of time is spent peering under bonnets as well as planning various Land Rover activities over a pie and pint. Activities range from camping weekends, green lane trips or visiting local Country Fairs, Steam Rallies or Classic Car shows. Sometimes workshop or garage meetings are arranged to help a member with their project, with members often keen to lend a hand in return for bacon butties and a mug of tea!
In our aim to preserve and restore Series 2/2A/2B vehicles, our Vehicle Registrations Officer can guide you through the process of reclaiming and registering your vehicle or acquiring an age-related number, including liaising with the DVLA where there may be doubt about a vehicle’s age or authenticity. This is important as all Series 2/2A/2B Land Rovers have “historic” status and as such pay no vehicle excise duty, which unfortunately encourages some fake vehicles.
Our years of experience and Series 2 experts are always willing to help both new and existing club members by providing guidance on the various models, historical details and technical information.
Year formed – 1984
No of full members – 1400
Affiliations – Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC ), Association of Land Rover Clubs (ALRC), DVLA Listed Club, Green Lane Association (GLASS)
Web Site – www.series2club.co.uk
Full Membership – Fees are currently £21.00 for UK membership (covers 2 adults at the same address), and overseas membership is £26.00 (covers 2 adults at the same address), please note there is an enrolment fee of £5 payable on first joining the club.
4×4 Response Group – No
Club Mag – Built Two Last
Published – Quarterly
RTV Trials – Non competitive club
CCV Trials – Non competitive club
Other Trials – Non competitive club
Greenlaning – Organised locally within each area. We may be a non competitive club but some of us still like to get our wheels muddy at times!
Other events – Area Pub Meets typically on a monthly basis. Yearly International Rally, numerous local Steam Fairs, Classic Car Shows, etc. Attendance at national Land Rover shows
Series 2 Club, BM 7035, London, WC1N 3XX