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A Grand Monday: Rover 75 Connoisseur

Published 16 September 2019

There’s a strong classic following for decent Rover 75s these days, with the best examples now fetching fairly strong money.

So, at £895, this 2.5 V6 Connoisseur Automatic looks like terrific value. It’s got heaps of classic potential, too. A Cowley-built car from the first year of production, it began its life as a Rover company car and has had two private owners since, the current one since 2003

Rover 75 (2)

According to the vendor the top-spec model had the all-important belts changed at 74,000 miles (against a current mileage of 116k) and has been serviced 13 times in his 16 years of ownership, suggesting it has led a life of decent maintenance and care. 

It’s also a great colour (Arden Green) and has excellent leather upholstery. A replacement bonnet comes with it as the existing one has a couple of bubbles on the leading edge, along with a full set of spare alloy wheels. The Mot runs for another five months, with no advisories at the last test.

Rover 75 (3)

With the best Rover 75s now fetching upwards of £4000, we reckon this one represents great value for money and will only increase in worth if you keep it maintained in the manner it’s used to. It’s a proper bargain.


Mark Sp    on 19 September 2019

Looks like a genuine wood dashboard !

Nice !!!

Edited by Mark Sp on 19/09/2019 at 12:32

   on 17 November 2019

Original Cowley-built 75's had genuine wood trim.....
later models had a very nice wood-finish plastic.!

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