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Wouldn't Trade It For The World! — Performance: This car has a 1.4 K Series engine, making it quick off the mark, yet delightfully consistent. The little 114 GSi can wheelspin at every opportunity .. proving how much power is in this little car. Build Quality: Unfortunately, it's a Rover. Not a bad thing .. they made some lovely cars, but what this does mean is that the Rover 100 series is vulnerable to rusting. Other than that, it's a well oiled bag of fun! Appearance: Personally, I love how these cars look. They are so easy on the eye and look the part in a first car line-up. Inside, they sport a variable amount of designs ranging throughout the range of models. All of them are fantastic. Cost of Ownership: Petrol tank is full on £30, keeps you going for at least 180 miles. Not bad. If you are going to own one though, you'll need money. The MOT's always find something wrong to put right .. whilst not always being expensive, they can eat into your pocket. Fun Factor: This car is THE best car to drive .. EVAR! .. it's so much fun, like driving a shelled go-kart .. it has to be the true driving experience!

Pros: If you can drive this car .. you can drive any car! FACT!

Cons: If you can't afford to fix it .. don't buy one.

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1996 Rover 100 Review
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Rust Bucket Pokey Metro — I never actually realised that one of the best road sleepers to modify was a Rover Metro...it don't add up....they're pokeyt rust buckets!lol im sure if i gave it a 1.4 turbo or VVC engine swap then i could confuse n embarras some people!haha! It is an ideal first car for gettin A to B and mayb back again, performane aint great but box spec i have out run some clios n corsas, even a 306 TDI!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Its still running!lol!

Cons: Traction is bag of sweaty balls and not exactly the fastest car in the world

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Rover 114gta - Fantastic First-time Run-around — A great little first car this. Surprisingly pokey, you have to watch yourself if its slippery though! I was surprised by the space in the back of what is essentially a very small car. Being very tall in this is not as bad as I imagined. Will go pretty far on a tank, which fills with a little over £20, with the MPG coming out at over 30 around town! A fun little car to drive and a nice looking car all around

Pros: Compact, but spacious. Pokey engine. Good styling

Cons: Footwell is a little cramped for big feet. Radio is a pig to use

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It Was My First Car. How Can I Not Love It — This was my very first car. i owned it nearly 4 years and it ran like a dream most of the time. Performance was crap but it did the job

Pros: Low insurance, Always started

Cons: Performance was shocking. Rusted a bit

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1998 Rover 100 Reviews

Unreliable But Very Fast For The Price You Pay For It By Oskar

prone to head gasket failure but the rover K series engine is very powerful for its size and handles brilliantly Read More

1997 Rover 100 Reviews

Ideal 1st Car By TomTom

the rover 100 is a ideal first car for male or females alike nippy around town aswell as economical and cheap tax/insurance i would recommend this car to people that have just passed there test modi... Read More

Head Gasket Failure Very Common But Excellent To Throw Into Corners By Oskar

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1995 Rover 100 Reviews

Excellent First Car. By Jack

My first car, only lasted 6 months (headgasket blew). For a 15 year old car it still packed a punch, it was cheap to run, was a headturner in Kingfisher Blue! was kinda like a go cart to drive! may ge... Read More

My Best Friend By Louise

Thelma. What to say about this beautiful being... I love her more than anyone can imagine. I think she is beautiful, well built, performs excellently, is worth every penny and is so fun to drive. Th... Read More

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