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Rover P5 3-litre MkIII Coupe

Overview

Produced: 1965-1967, 2501 produced.
Types: Coupe,4 doors,4 seats
Rover P5 3-litre MkIII Coupe

Rover revised its 3-Litre P5 range once again in 1965 with the introduction of the Mk III model. The Mk III now had a more powerful 134bhp version of the same 3-Litre engine used in the previous Mk I and Mk II cars. The Mk III now had a less fussy front grille and a full length chrome side moulding to distinguish it. The interior now had reclining front seats which were extremely comfortable. The rear seats were trimmed to match those in the front and were "individual" in appearance.

As before the Mk III Rover 3-Litre was available as either a four door Saloon or four door Coupe. The Coupe retained its elegant low roof profile and sold in smaller numbers than its Saloon counterpart.

Buyers Guide Rover P5 1958-1973 featured in Practical Classics July 2011 – available from our sister site Bookbase.  Click Here to view

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2995cc6 77.8mm x 105mm8.75

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
96 mph16.2 s0 s0 mpg0 bhp 0

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
9' 2"4' 8"0' 0"5' 10" 0 (32)0' 0"

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