When we think of 4-door coupés, we invariably think of the contemporary models that we see on our roads today. The roots of this seemingly new concept, however, can actually be traced back to 1962 with the introduction of the mighty Rover P5B Coupe.
This handsome example is an original Irish car built in 1969, and its Coupe credentials can be attributed to the sloping rear section of its roof – just one of the P5B’s unique design features.
Finished in its original colour of Arden Green, this stunning car is in exceptional condition having had much money recently spent on it to restore and preserve its original features and fixtures.
As well as the beautiful finish on the recent paint job, the car has been treated to new suspension, tyres, door seals, electronic ignition, plus the gearbox, steering box and carbs were rebuilt, too. While the original leather interior was preserved, new carpets and upgraded wood were also fitted in the last couple of years.
The car retains its original tool kit and still features its original optional extras of front and rear headrests (the height of luxury!) and heated rear screen.
On the road, the car drives exactly how it should. The gearbox is smooth, the kickdown works perfectly and the legendary 3.5 Buick V8 is pleasantly quick – not to mention beautiful sounding – with just 72k miles on the clock over its 51 years.
We love P5B Coupes and, as well as being a rare matching numbers original Irish car, this really is one of the better examples out there.
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