Rover SD1

Magazine road tests and mentions

CAR Magazine, March 1976

CAR Magazine, March 1976

Scoop!

Rover on the hop in Holland

CAR Magazine, April 1976

CAR Magazine, April 1976

World Exclusive : Rover's nick-of-time machine

The long-awaited replacement for the Rover 2200/3500 is here at last. Pilot production has begun and the final countdown to a summer release is underway

CAR Magazine, November 1977

CAR Magazine, November 1977

Newcomers

Six shot Rover

CAR Magazine, August 1979

CAR Magazine, August 1979

Newcomers : Touch of class for a Rover called S

Air conditioning for the 3500

What Car? September 1979

What Car? September 1979

News

Rover 2500s and 2600s are becoming more popular in Europe.

What Car? September 1979

What Car? September 1979

First Impressions : Rover V8S

Spiralling oil prices and accelerating motor fuel tax levels are hardly a fitting background to the launch of another large-engined luxury car, but the latest executive Rover has arrived.

CAR Magazine, September 1979

CAR Magazine, September 1979

Giant Test

Rover V8-S v Saab 900 Turbo v Renault 30TX

CAR Magazine, May 1980

CAR Magazine, May 1980

Plight of the lame ducks

Steve Cropley on the crash of the big cars - and the surprising return to favour of the Rover SD1

CAR Magazine, December 1980

CAR Magazine, December 1980

Newcomers : Rover 2600S

For '81, Rover revamp their big saloon with better taste and comfort the keynote

CAR Magazine, January 1982

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Rover Recital

After six years Rover have reached their finest - and final - form with the SD1

CAR Magazine, June 1982

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Newcomers : Rover turbo burning oil

Rover chose Italy for the debut of the smooth, frugal SD Turbo diesel, BL's first oil-burning car

CAR Magazine, September 1982

CAR Magazine September 1982

Giant Test

Rover 2000 v Saab 900GLS v Austin Ambassador HLS

CCC Magazine, September 1982

CCC Magazine, September 1982

The right stuff?

Rover's macho 3500 rally weapon may have been designed as a marathon runner, but its potential as a sprinter is the real suprise

CAR Magazine, December 1982

CAR Magazine, December 1982

Dorchester Daredevils

It's image, both the power and the Park Lane kind, that Austin Rover chase with this slick new pair - MG Metro Turbo and Rover Vitesse

CAR Magazine, February 1983

CAR Magazine, February 1983

Newcomers - Rover Vitesse

Never mind the frills, feel the power as Rover turn their soft SD1 into a fire-breathing BMW destroyer

CAR Magazine, August 1983

CAR Magazine, August 1983

Giant Test

Rover Vitesse v BMW 528i

Photos, brochures, adverts and magazine pages

Rover SD1 Advert LOE755S
Rover SD1 2000 advert