1972 Rover P6 4500S
(Featured on 28th May 2014)
Model: P6 4500S
Sellers original description:
Registered new on the 23rd June 1972, my Rover P6 is a 4500s with many great attributes. "BEASTIE" is a show winner and has exhibited at the NEC Classic Car Show over the last few years.
By its previous owner he has had a full nut and bolt restoration completed between 1993/9, the car was taken off the road in 1999 having done only 120 miles, and there it stayed until March 2008 he was re-commissioned with a totally overhauled brake and clutch systems new master and slave brake units. The new engine has now covered only 8,000 miles, just been fitted with 5 brand new tyres, VR205/70VR14. (50 miles use).Front and rear mud flaps.
Since my purchase I have had the engine bay detailed,including stainless steel enhancements, full stainless steel exhaust with all stainless bolts, power steering including aluminium crank pulley, boot mount kit,new interior,front and rear bumpers and over riders re- chromed, fitted a pair of chrome square 8 spot lights,a badge bar, new outer sills fitted,new front windscreen and Sundym glass all round,all new light fittings front and rear,front ET and rear head rests,original period radio,runs on Unleaded fuel.Has a Huntsman Roof and Sandlewood Boxpleat Ambler Interior. Here is a list of engine modifications:
The brand new SD1 stage 3 engine, re-machined fitted with a 6 liter Buick crank shaft, small block chevy con rods, Cosworth pistons, WL9 motor sport cam, duplex chain, special steel flywheel, high output oil pump, SD1 stage 3 heads, valves, springs, SD1 clutch, SD1 5 speed gearbox, Offenhouser manifold, Holly 4 barrel carb, Monoso air filter with unique silencing, Extra instruments voltage, fuel pressure, vacuum, digital carb position read out, electronic fuel pump with re-calculation, electronic cooling, electronic ignition, stainless wheel nuts and special copper brake lines.
"BEASTIE" is smooth and quick (OK VERY QUICK) with 280 bhp under the bonnet, 28 mpg possible.