1987 Rover 800Review
Rover Sterling Sli 825 — It was unique and ive never seen another one on the street. I miss the hell out of it. Performance: Good acceleration, okay braking, good handling... 175 hp Build quality: Very low maintenance. Semi-fragile transmission. Then again that is with any automatic. Costs: About 23 miles a gallon. Good for a V6. Very fun to drive!! Smooth as hell! I would definitely recommend it to a friend if anyone can find one..
Pros: European luxury car...
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