Road Tests

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Selected period Road Tests.

Modern Motor (Australia) | April 1967
The best of them all?

1967 Rover 2000 Road Test.
With acknowledgement to Modern Motor magazine.
Download | Rover 2000 Road Test Modern Motor April 1967 PDF

DSC_0008 Rover 2000 Road Test Cover Modern Motor 4-1967

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Motor | 20 April 1968
Compact power pack
1968 Rover 3500 P6B Automatic Road Test.
With acknowledgement to Motor magazine (UK).
Download | Rover 3500 Road Test Motor 20-4-1968 PDF

DSC_0001 Rover 3500 Motor Road Test Image 10-4-1968

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Modern Motor | June 1968
Rover’s 2000 Goes V8
1968 Pre-release road test.
With acknowledgement to Modern Motor magazine.
Download | Rover’s 2000 goes V8 – Modern Motor, June 1968 PDF

Rover's 2000 Goes V8 Title Image

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The Road Patrol | August 1969
New Rover V8 luxury saloon
1969 Rover Three Thousand Five P6B Automatic Road Test.
With acknowledgement to the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia.
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DSC_0013 Rover 3500 Road Test RAC WA The Road Patrol Magazine August 1969

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Australian Motor Manual | September 1969
Three Thousand Five
1969 Rover Three Thousand Five P6B Automatic Road Test.
With acknowledgement to Australian Motor Manual magazine.
Download | Rover 3500 Motor Manual Road Test 9-1969 PDF

DSC_0005 Rover 3500 P6B Australian Motor Manual 9-1969

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The Open Road | 1 October 1969
1969 Rover 3500 P6B Automatic Road Test.
With acknowledgement to The Open Road magazine.
Click on the image to view.
DSC_0002 Rover 3500 Open Road Road Test 1 October 1969

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New Zealand Motor World | February 1971
Top British Cars For Assembly At Nelson
February 1971 New Zealand article covering the assembly and export from New Zealand to Australia of the Rover 3500 P6B under the New Zealand Australia Free Trade Agreement.
With acknowledgement to New Zealand Motor World.
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Rover 3500 P6B New Zealand Australia Free Trade Agreement newspaper article Feb 71

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Australian Motor Manual | December 1972
It’s the “S” that makes all the difference

1972 Rover 3500S Manual Road Test.
With acknowledgement to Australian Motor Manual magazine.
Download | Rover 3500S P6B Road Test Australian Motor Manual 12-1972 PDF

DSC_0010 Rover 3500S AMM title 12-1972

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Wheels (Australia) | January 1973
Rover P6B 3500S | Quality, but where’s the power?
1973 Rover 3500S Manual Road Test.
With acknowledgement to Wheels magazine.
Download | Rover P6B 3500 S Road Test Wheels Magazine 1-1973 PDF
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The Sun-Herald (Sydney) | 8 June 1975
That British Rover is a Kiwi!
1975 Rover 3500 B6B Automatic Road Test.
With acknowledgement to The Sun-Herald newspaper.
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DSC_0009 Rover 3500 Sun Herald Road Test 8-6-1975

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Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) | 3 August 1975
Under-rated Rover is stylish bargain
1975 Rover 3500 P6B Automatic Road test.
With acknowledgement to the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.
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DSC_0011 Rover 3500 Road Test Sunday Telegraph 3-8-1975

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Modern Motor (Australia) | September 1975
Rover 3500…Maturity makes its mark
1975 Rover 3500 P6B Automatic Road Test.
From a special Modern Motor publication titled ‘Leyland & The Future’.
With acknowledgement to Modern Motor magazine.
Download | Rover 3500 P6B Modern Motor Road Test September 1975 PDF

DSC_0006 Rover 3500 P6B September 1975 Title Page Modern Motor

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The Open Road | February 1976
Rover has air of elegance
1976 Rover 3500 Automatic Road Test.
With acknowledgement to The Open Road magazine.
Click on the images to view.
DSC_0003 Rover 3500 Open Road Road Test 2-1976  DSC_0004 Rover 3500 Open Road Road Test 2-1976

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Motor (Australia) | September 1981
• Rover 2000, 2000TC, 3500 & SD1 from 1965 – 1981
• Conservative Class

1981 Buying A Used Car Guide
With acknowledgement to Motor (Australia) magazine.
Download | Rover P6 P6B & SD1 Buying A Used Car Australian Motor 9-1981 PDF

DSC_0012 Rover P6 P6B & SD1 Australian Motor 9-1981 Cover

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