Rover P5 3 Litre 1966
With six years of production preceding the arrival of this particular example, the P5 had already earned its reputation as a vehicle of exceptional quality and good taste. To many, these cars represented the best of British and as the preferred choice of Ministerial transport for successive governments throughout the 1970’s- P5 motoring was, at least one thing the two main parties could agree on! As a Mark Three, this model was the last to be fitted with the gorgeously smooth six cylinder engine and it benefited from an increase in power. The previous front bench seat was replaced with individual ‘arm chairs’ which were to become one of the Rover’s most revered characteristics. It was the last model to feature proper hub caps, but first to have the full length chromium flash. This is an automatic version with power assisted steering; definitely the right choice. This car was ‘discovered’ thirteen years ago following some years in dry storage once the owner had ceased driving. Then gently re commissioned for the road, it was featured and extensively photographed in ‘Practical Classics’ magazine and has since passed through the ownership of a couple of enthusiasts who have obviously cared for and maintained it to a high standard. Finished in Pine Green with an incredibly well preserved Moss Green leather interior, we have invested in this car to bring it to show standard and it is a superb example with a tremendous history.