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Why aren't spare parts made for the Rover 75 any more?

Like SG I own an identical Rover 75 with almost identical mileage and it still drives like a dream so I fully understand why he wants to keep it. It is certainly the most comfortable car I have ever owned. Like him I have suffered a broken rear screen (in fact, two). The only way to get a replacement is from a recycling dealer as new ones are no longer made, yet other spare parts are available. In my opinion to buy an new equivalent performing car would cost in excess of £35,000. That is why it is such a pity that some parts are not available and the reason why the scrap value is so ridiculously low.

Asked on 21 September 2013 by JA, Peacehaven

Answered by Honest John
I can confidently predict that, in a few years time, values of Rover 75s with the right trim levels and right engines will rise. It has the right ingredients of a ‘Classic’ in the making.
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