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1973 Rover 3500Review
James writes:

My Everyday Drive Car.. — Fantastic machine, such a design classic, drives fantastic. Dont believe everything you hear mine's being super reliable and makes for stylish fast transport, just took for a fifteen hundred km drive last weekend to wellington from Auckland the long way and managed 28 mpg on the way back and i passed everything even if they were going fast, the old dog likes to be out front!

Pros: Styling, Handling, fantastic brakes, visibility, no shakes or rattles EVER!!  ( pet peeve with vehicles )

Cons: Sometimes gets hot, leaks oil ( who cares tho, only whinging driveway nazi's )

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1973 Rover 3500Review
Pete writes:

Great V8 — Nice styling awsome performance for the age of the car, just a shame it was so badly put together

Pros: style and performance

Cons: Terrible build quality

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1986 Rover 3500 Reviews

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1985 Rover 3500 Reviews

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1984 Rover 3500 Reviews

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1983 Rover 3500 Reviews

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1980 Rover 3500 Reviews

It Was A Nice Car To Drive. Quiet Until You Floored It Then It Was A Tail Happy Demon. Great Fun To By Richard

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