Rover p4. Rover P4 60 Model Year 1959

Rover P4 Classics for Sale

Rover p4

A bench front seat or individual front seats could be ordered. Another, at the time minor, distinctive feature but this one did not catch on was the centrally mounted light in the grille where most other manufacturers of good quality cars provided a pair, one fog and one driving light often separately mounted behind the bumper. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. The final demise of the Rover 60 was brought about by the development of a new four cylider engine for the Land Rover see Rover 80. Testing the 100 in 1960, The Motor magazine recorded a top speed of 92.

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Rover P4

Rover p4

Their P4 designation is factory terminology for this group of cars and was not in day-to-day use by ordinary owners who would have used the appropriate consumer designations for their models such as Rover 90 or Rover 100. An automatic version tested by magazine in 1960 had a top speed of 95. Overdrive, operating on top gear only, was standard on the four-speed transmission. Their very full equipment included electric windscreen washers. While any model such as Rover P4 for sale and Rover P5 for sale is durable, you should always confirm the condition of valve gear. Stopping power came originally from a system that employed 11-inch 280 mm drums all round, but this was a heavy car and by the time of the in October 1959 Girling front power were fitted.

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John Wearing P4 Rover Parts, P4 Rover spares shipped worldwide

Rover p4

The higher compression was to take advantage of the higher octane fuel that had become widely available. The fuel consumption was around 30 mpg as opposed to the 22mpg of the 75. By now the P4 featured a restyled rear window plus a revised front wing line and in 1959 Rover introduced the 2286cc 80. The 1956 model was launched in September 1955. An , overdrive on the manual, and power steering were optional with overdrive becoming standard from May 1960. They were fitted with not alloy but steel door panels to reduce cost.

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Rover P5

Rover p4

The test car cost £1538 including taxes. By now all P4s were fitted with servo operated front discs and in 1960 the 100 appeared on the scene sporting a new seven bearing 2625cc six-cylinder engine. Others had bought in units from American manufacturers such as Borg-Warner. The 105S could reach a top speed of 101 mph 163 km. These were mostly high-quality medium-sized cars that were marketed as high-end production models.

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THE ROVER P4

Rover p4

If you can't find the part you require please call us, we will be happy to help you or give you advice. The test car cost £1106 including taxes. Similarly, the second-generation models used alloy instead of steel compared to the third-generation Rover; however, the third-generation used a more powerful 2. The new car's bonnet-like extension to its rear was ridiculed; the driver sat well forward looking out over a relatively short bonnet and the rear wheels were set well back behind the back seat. Independently adjustable separate front seats were made available at extra cost from September 1955. As the block was shorter than that of the 6-cylinder engine, it sat further back in the frame, and this is sometimes held to have resulted in better handling and compensated for the lack of power. Rover defied its critics with the P4's new look and to get some idea of the shock of the new, consider some of its rivals.

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Rover P4 Classics for Sale

Rover p4

Buying tips for Rover classic cars A classic car in good condition can last for years to come. Announced 27 September 1962 these cars represented the end of an era. It survives the rollover and she continues on her journey, with the aid of expanding foam to seal the windscreen. The P5 was a larger car than the which in some respects it replaced. A four-speed was used with a column-mounted gear change at first and floor-mounted unit from September 1953.

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