Rover P4 Series, Page 4
The complete source book on the P4 Rovers, including development history, jet cars, the Marauder, guidance on buying and restoration, life with a P4 and appendices packed with essential data and details on clubs and specialists. Nowadays affectionately known as the "Aunty" Rover, the dignified P4 series of cars was launched in 1949 to carry Britain's Rover company into the postwar era.
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DEVELOPMENT CHRONOLOGY 35 6cylinder 75 90 95 100 105 110
GASTURBINES THE JET ERA
COLOUR GALLERY 113 Chapter V LIVING WITH A P4 138 Owning buying a P4 140 What to pay for a P4
general data 166 Appendix II Ataglance chronology 172 Appendix III Production figures 173 Appendix IV P4 colour schemes 177 Appendix V Ro...
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