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New Old Stock Lucas Boot Lamp for a Rover P5 and P5B. Amazing these things are still being found. Lovely packaging as well.
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Rover BrochureRover The 3-Litre Saloon, January 1959 1959 model year. 16 pages, landscape, full colour, stapled. Rover The 3-Litre Saloon. This is one of the most luxurious brochures Rover produced for the P5. The car had only been launched the previous year, so it...read more
Creative role for Issigonis in BMC board switch By GEOFFREY CHARLES, Motoring Correspondent A high-level reshuffle of B.M.C. directors' areas of responsibility was announced yesterday as part of a streamlining process before completion of the B.M.H.- Leyland merger....read more
'One of the main criticisms has been too many models, too little market research. That's all bunkum' Sir George Harriman, chairman of British Leyland Motor Corporation, talks to GEOFFREY CHARLES, Motoring Correspondent, about the company's plans Sir George Harriman...read more
BMC tops car output league During the first nine months of 1967, British Motor Corporation produced 35½ per cent of all cars manufactured in Britain. This is shown by figures issued by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders yesterday. Out of a total production...read more
Motor merger is Britain's biggest £800m sales a year for BMH-Leyland group BY OUR BUSINESS NEWS STAFF A £410m. merger between British Motor Holdings and Leyland Motors was announced yesterday. The biggest in the history of British industry, it will create...read more
£410m British Leyland group to storm the world market By MAURICE CORINA and PHILIP JACOBSON After months of tough behind-the-scenes negotiations-brought to a head in the past four days by Leyland Motor's determination to bid, if necessary, for British Motor...read more
Million vehicles a year target for BMH-Leyland Geoffrey Charles, Motoring Correspondent of The Times, explains the importance to the motorist of the B.M.H.-Leyland merger, announced yesterday. The B.M.H.-Leyland merger puts the new £410m. corporation almost on...read more
Leyland-Rover-Triumph: Winners and Losers. Did B.L. make a fundamental error in choosing Rover as their leading brand in the early 1980's, rather than choose Triumph? It's an interesting question to consider, and one that has been raised on Driven To Write a few...read more
How The Torque Converter Works. Here's a fabulously period video explaining in very simple terms how a torque converter (aka fluid coupling) replaces the clutch on an automatic (or semi-automatic) car such as the Rover P5 and P5B. See more videos in the Television...read more
Paul Flanders Design and Illustration. As fans of the Rover P5 you may be interested to look at Paul Flanders website (www.tragus.co.uk). I found this by accident whilst idly browsing the web for P5B images, and Paul kindly agreed to me using this image (which matches...read more
Alexei Sayle-I Was a Mug for Buying a Classic Car. Matt Johnson kindly sent me the link to this article which I hadn't seen before. Can't say I agree with Alexei Sayle, but he's someone I admire and he is at least a well-known (ex) owner of a Rover P5 - apparently he...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
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