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Rover R8 launched

11 October 1989

ROVER - The Rover/Honda Project YY R8 is launched as the second generation Rover 200 with new K-series engine featured in the range.

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Mon, 18 Sep 1989
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Wed, 20 Sep 1989
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Thu, 21 Sep 1989
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Sat, 23 Sep 1989
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Tue, 10 Oct 1989
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Sun, 15 Oct 1989
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Wed, 18 Oct 1989
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Wed, 25 Oct 1989
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Fri, 27 Oct 1989
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Wed, 01 Nov 1989
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