Sherpa 230 Pick-up reg XUU 991T restored at Leeds HCVS 09 - IMG 4010
Manufacturer LDV Limited
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[[Leyland Commercial Vehicles]]
British Leyland

The Sherpa Brand was a light commercial vehicle range built by Leyland Commercial Vehicles under various company names and latterly by the now defunct LDV Group, as the LDV Pilot. The Sherpa was available in several weight clases and chassis configurations:

  • Van
  • Mini bus
  • Pickup
  • Chassis Cab
  • Chassis - for custom bodywork applications.

Model HistoryEdit

For Company timeline, see Leyland Commercial Vehicles.

The Sherpa was built by Leyland / BL and later by LDV Group following the privatisation and break up of British Leyland Group.

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Choice of

Noted usersEdit

  • The Post Office had a huge fleet replacing earlier Bedford CA vans
  • British Telecom "ditto"


A few examples are starting to appear on the rally circuit of this classic British van. A few examples with Caravette (Motor home) conversions by different manufacturers are about and The odd Ice cream van conversion is still in existence.

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