ArticlesWriting about the Rover P5 and Rover P5B and related matters...
Rover P5 (3 Litre) and P5B (3.5 Litre) Articles. A collection of articles about the Rover P5 and Rover P5B. Articles will be updated and added-to when new information is available, and the collection will grow over time, encompassing Rover and it’s place in the post-WWII British Car Industry, and the 1950’s and 1960’s.
A series of articles detailing the dismantling of a Rover P5B Coupe. The dismantling was done by Cyrille who bought the car to restore but soon found it was too far gone, so was dismantled for parts instead. The series provides an invaluable resource showing how these cars were built. Read the series…
Rover P5B Coupe In The Nude Part 2b: The Interior Continuing the strip-down of a Rover P5B Coupe by Cyrille, lets resume our journey into what the interior or the Rover P5/P5B looks like in various states of undress. With the headlining removed, this is what's above...read more
Rover P5B Coupe In The Nude Part 2a: The Interior Continuing the strip-down of a Rover P5B Coupe by Cyrille, lets see what the interior or the Rover P5/P5B looks like in various states of undress. This part has been split into two due to the large number of images. ...read more
Rover P5B Coupe In The Nude Dismantling Part 1: Introduction This Rover P5B was dismantled by Cyrille, who owns several Rovers and Land Rovers and is active on the Rover P5 Club Forum. Cyrille’s photos provide an invaluable reference for anyone wanting to understand...read more
Rover P5 and P5B Wheels and Tyres. Rover P5 and P5B wheels are 5 x 5in PCD bolt pattern (5 x 127mm), 15 inch diameter. On the P5 they are plain steel with chrome covers, whereas the P5B changed to what were popularly called Magnum style (as in Magnesium style), but...read more
Rover P5B Oils and Fluids. I've been looking around to find the best oils and fluids for the P5B, as (not surprisingly) most of the products the 46 year old Handbook recommends aren't around any more. So that I don't forget, and because this may be useful to others, I...read more
The Man Who Haunted Himself. Well, this was where my love for the Rover P5B started. I seem to remember watching this film with my parents at home in the 1970's (probably not on the films release - I'd have been 2). The combination of a staid but still somewhat...read more