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  • 196039
  • 1,850km
  • Army green, 3 door, Other
  • Petrol
  • 12 cylinder, 27000cc
  • Manual
  • 3 owners, Imported
  • No WOF
  • 27 litre V-12 Rolls-Royce Meteor Engine!
  • Centurion

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1 x Ex-Australian Army Mk5/1 Cent gun tank = $70,000 + GST

(T-55 tank now sold)

Offered at less that cost of purchase, shipping & importation fees!

Latest video at:

Centurion is 1 of the longest serving & most successful tanks ever.

Very large, noisy & impressive, VERY low mileage & in great working order!


Yes its in NZ & really for sale

No sorry you can't fire it, the gun is deactivated.

No its not road registered

Yes its huge fun to drive

Yes it fought in a war – Vietnam 1970-71 – see video at:

I have owed it 11 years & imported it with just 125miles on the clock.

Now showing just 1150 miles it has been very reliable & regularly used, serviced & maintained.

Had a new main engine fitted just 100miles ago - this is a $20K job - done for you!

Surprisingly easy to drive & a total blast!

Comes with comprehensive user manual, technical workshop manual & driving tuition if wanted.

Served with the Australians in the Vietnam War - ARN 169039. NZ also had Cent MBT's.

It is classed as a firearm in NZ - buyer MUST have Cat A license!

Great for promotions & advertising - has serious presence!

Great for the daily commute? Very good at car crushing...

Lots of videos at


Length 7.6m hull, 9.8m with gun forward

Width 3.4m

Height 3.0m

Combat weight 52 tonnes

Main armourment Royal Ordnance QF 20 pounder

Engine Rolls-Royce Meteor Mk4B 27 litre V-12 petrol (basically a Spitfire aero engine minus supercharger!)

Power 650 BHP @2550rpm

Torque 1550 Lb Ft @1600rpm

Manual gearbox – 5 speed forward, 2 speed reverse & neutral turn.

Top Speed 35 Kph

Can be test driven for a fee - refunded upon purchase.

More info:

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