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  • Performance:2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars 2.5 / 5
  • Appearance:2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 out of 5 stars 2.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars 2 / 5
  • Overall: 3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5

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Chris writes:
1996 Rover 800 Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Turbocharged, fast.
Nice seats,
Handles well,
Good kit level

Cons

Gearboxes are very weak, requires a light right foot in first and second.
Usual 800 maladies of dodgy electrics.
Oh and it's off the road because the power steering pump packed up

45

1996 Rover 820 Vitesse Sport - 200bhp 2.0 16v Turbo — A very quick 4 door saloon, won't keep up with sports cars or the likes of a BMW M5 but more than fast enough to be getting on with. Recaro half leather interior, most comfortable seats I have ever sat in. All electric windows and sunroof, air con etc.

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Nikki writes:
1996 Rover 800 Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
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Pros

n/a ....(well you didnt need to lock it)

Cons

where do I start

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Too Embarrassing To Mention — Looked and drove like a bag of spanners. You needed a roll cage just to do a sharp lefty. Anything not welded on would fly off when you hit 50 mph. Car had an attitude problem and was glad to send it to that scrap yard in the sky.

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