Rover P6 3500S (1971-77)

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Rover P6 3500S 1971-77 specifications


Engine (V8)
Aluminium block
8 cylinders OHV
Bore: 88.9mm, Stroke: 71.12mm
Displacement: 3,528cc
Valves:OH 16, hydraulic lifters
Compression ratio: 10.5 to 1
Carburettors: Two SU HS6 1.75in
Power output: 152bhp at 5,000rpm
Torque: 203 ft/lb at 2,750rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 122mph
0-60mph: 9.1secs
Approx fuel consumption: 24mpg

Transmission
4-speed manual
rear wheel drive

Brakes
Power assisted
Front: discs, Rear: inboard disc

Steering
Rack and pinion

Suspension
Front: Independent coil,
anti-roll bar
Rear: de Dion tube suspension

Wheels
5 stud, 16in pressed steel
6.50 x 14in radial tyres

Construction
Non-stressed steel outer panels bolted on unitary steel body with safety cage

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 103.3in
Track - front: 53.4in
Track - rear: 51.7in
Overall length: 179.8in
Overall width: 66in
Overall height: 55.7in
Ground clearance: 6.1in
Turning circle: 35.8 ft
Fuel tank: 15gals
Kerb weight: 25.5cwt

P6 Production
1963-77: 322,302 produced
 

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