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Rover P5B Coupe 1973
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"The purchase of my vehicle through Jesmond was a breeze. I did something I've never done before & that was to buy without my own personal inspection. Jesmonds photos & descriptions plus getting the car checked by an independent garage convinced me & I was not disappointed. Thank you very much Jesmond for your honesty & going that extra mile, your cars are immaculate."Wayne Donaldson, Gisborne, New Zealand
For some people, a motorcar must be British and with a portly, dignity and polished patriotism, the P5B became official transport for the establishment.
No modern car maker would have the guts, or the guile, to slice two inches out of the roofline of a saloon and call it a coupÃ©. But that's what Rover did to its P5 saloon in 1962.
The bold move turned an upright and stately conveyance of ministers and company directors into a rakish rival – in looks at least – to a Jaguar. And when Buick's 3.5-litre V8 settled in beneath the bonnet a few years later, the resulting P5B – especially the CoupÃ© – made buyers take a fresh look at staid old Rover.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- Nice body with excellent paint work.
- Runs and Drives beautifully
- Sumptuous leather interior in very nice condition. Over carpets recently manufactured and fitted.
- New Radiator
- Mechanically Sound
- A British Motoring Icon
- The Rover P5B was the car of choice for Ministers and officials of the British Government throughout the 1970s, long after official production ended. The P5B was available in two version, a saloon and coupe, and was a development of the P5.
- The coupe version, introduced in 1962, in the later P5B 3.5 litre-specification is a very stylish car, and is one of the Rover Company's most iconic vehicles.
I get into some cars and feel instantly at home and this car's one of them. It's a very easy car to drive with an incredibly smooth ride.
British Motoring at its best. This car is an excellent example. Beautifully maintained and gorgeous car in every respect. Worth noting that one of these sold recently in an auction in Wellington for the extraordinary price of $58K. I should add that condition wise, in my opinion, this one's the better car.
Car will be sold WOF'd and Registered.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.
Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
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The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.
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