The correct Rover P5B Coupe left the factory in White with Mulberry leather with a build date of the 9th February 1973. The car was despatched on the 19th February 1973 and was built as a RHD Export car that was sold new by British Leyland (Eire) Dublin, Ireland. The Rover comes with a Heritage Certificate confirming Label (Line) Number 30 which refers to the production line number and other information confirms the Rover was first registered in Cork where the car spent much of its life and has spent the past few years in County Carlow and prior to coming over to the UK we are told in the region of £2,000 had been spent on mechanical work. This stunning Rover P5B Coupe was originally purchased by us in Ireland in July 2015. The P5B was driven from Tullow in County Carlow; covering around 85 faultless km's and was driven through Duiblin City Centre at rush hour on a Friday afternoon with absolutely no mechanical or cooling issues. The vehicle was collected in Dublin and driven onto the Holyhead ferry the following day. The Rover was then driven faultlessly almost 200 miles to North Yorkshire cruising perfectly at 70mph on the motorways. The Rover was then put through our workshops a
This 1970 Rover P5B 3.5 litre Coupe Left Hand Drive has been converted with a raced tuned TVR engine to compete in serious Rally events! A wonderful use for this iconic British luxury saloon! The final version of the now famous Rover P5 started production in September 1967, now powered by the 3.5 litre engine Rover had developed from an all alloy Buick unit (hence the P5B). The P5B became a favourite of high ranking Government ministers and served as Prime Ministerial transport for Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher! Even Queen Elizabeth owns an Arden Green Rover P5B!!