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Rover P4 75 1950-59

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Rover P4 75 1950-59 Specifications
Engine
6 Cylinder in-line water cooled
Bore: 73.0mm
Stroke: 88.9mm
Displacement: 2,230cc
Valves: Pushrod/overhead type 10E 12
Compression ratio: 6.9 to1
Carburettors: Single SU H6
Power output: 80bhp at 4,500rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 87mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 20.8secs
Approx. fuel consumption: 21.9mpg

Construction
Steel body with aluminium doors, bonnet & boot on separate steel chassis,

Transmission
Clutch: 9.16in single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 4.3, 3rd 5.923,
2nd 8.75, 1st 14.506 to 1

Steering
Burman re-circulating ball worm & nut,
3.8 turns lock to lock
Turning circle left: 37ft, right: 35ft


Suspension
Front: independant coil & wishbone
with anti-roll torsion bar
Rear: semi-elliptic, leaf spring,
Shock absorbers: Monromatic telescopic

Wheels & Tyres
Bolt on steel disc 5J x 15in
with 6.0 x 15in crossply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 111in
Track - front: 52in
Track - rear: 51.5in
Overall length: 178.25in
Overall width: 65.5in
Overall height: 63.75in
Ground clearance: 7.5in
Kerb weight: 3248 lbs
Tank capacity: 11.5gals

Production
Rover 75 1950-59: 43,677 cars
Total P4 production1954-64: 130,342

P4 Production 1954-64
Rover 60: 1954-59
Rover 75: 1950-59
Rover 80: 1960-62
Rover 90: 1954-59
Rover 95: 1962-64
Rover 100: 1960-62
Rover 105: 1957 -59
Rover 110: 1962 -64