Most common eras
Classic and Sportscar Centre
Corner Farm, West Knapton, Malton, Yorkshire
YO17 8JB
Tel:  01944542970
Visit WebsiteCar & Classic Enhanced Trader
LIVE adverts (96)

1968 Rover P5B Saloon - Recent gear box rebuild SOLD

This advert viewed 2853 times
  • £13,750 As stated
  • 1968
Message the seller
Price £13,750 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Rover
  Unknown
Model P5B
Year 1968
Country UK
Region Yorkshire
Telephone 01944 542970
Status Trade
Date 29-Aug-2019
Ref C1149653
This correct, very well-presented Rover P5B Saloon was built on the 8th February 1968 and supplied new by Mortons Limited, Coventry and registered with the Warwickshire registration mark LVC 789F. The Rover left the factory in Admiralty Blue, Rostyle Wheels and Automatic transmission.

LVC 789F is a car we know quite well having first owned the car six years ago. The Rover had enjoyed around 3000 miles in early 2013 and when we purchased the car later that year, we drove the car over 200 faultless miles back from Essex. The car performed superbly, holding correct oil pressure and temperature, proving to be a relaxed long distance cruiser. The car had come to us having recently had new suspension bushes, engine tune and brand new interior.

We quickly sold the Rover to a customer of ours in Anglesey, North Wales and our preparation included new track rod ends, new shock absorbers, stripping, cleaning and adjusting the brakes, replacing coolant, engine, gearbox and differential oil and replacing spark plugs. The Rover was in regular use between 2013 and 2016 but was then laid up off the road until 2018.

The Rover came back to us in late 2018 and needed re-commissioning work having spent several years off the road. We spent in the region of £6,000 on the Rover to include removing and rebuilding the gearbox, fitting a new oil cooler and treating the braking system to a new servo, new rear wheel cylinders, new brake shoes, new flexi hoses and front brake pads. The Rover has also had a new alternator, lighting switch, wiper switch, rebuilt carburettors and new rear lights.

The Rover now comes back to us from one of our regular customers in Wiltshire. The car is nicely fettled having had a period off the road and over the Spring and Summer has had regular use and attended several shows. Our P5B drives superbly, the ever strong V8 engine performs tremendously well and the relatively recent rebuilt gearbox changes up and down the gearbox nicely. The power steering is effortless, the brakes and suspension correct and having been recently owned by a retired electric engineer, electrics work and are in fine order. The Admiralty Blue paintwork retains a good quality, deep shine, the bodywork is of a very good standard and the under carriage in excellent. The chrome work is bright and presentable and having been re-trimmed several years back, the upholstery is very impressive offering a high quality, luxury feel. LVC 789F is an excellent value, very good quality 1960's Saloon that is ideal for regular use and long distance touring and is ready to enjoy.
 
Similar Adverts
Get notified about new similar ads

Rally Preparation Services is pleased to offer this purposeful Rover P5B Coupe classic long distance rally car

The Rover P5 first arrived in 1958 equipped with Rover’s 3 litre IOE engine which.....

Very presentable Rover and ready to use and go. Silver Birch (GREY) in colour.
Owned by me for 3 years and used only sparingly. Dry stored with occasional visits to local mechanic for minor work.
Sensibly.....

  • 04-Jun-2020
  • Wiltshire
  • Private

Great solid car welcome to any inspection.
Recon gear box 2 yr ago with Gravesend transmission
Larger rad. With kenlow fan no over heating problems. This car is a great driver and as above welcome.....

  • 30-Jun-2020
  • Kent
  • Private

For sale Rover PB5 Coupé , 1972 , LHD.Chassis no. 84800365D . Dark green with tan interior. This is a very rare LHD version of the most
sought after Rover from the 1970’s. The PB5 has had only.....

Here for sale is my 1969 Rover P5b 3.5L V8 Coupe project.

All of the pieces are there to make an honest restoration for someone who has the time.

She requires welding. the worst part of it is.....

  • 10-Jun-2020
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Private

The vehicle listed here will be offered for auction on Saturday 18th July 2020 - start time 11am.

To view the listing in full please visit our website - (search Mathewsons Classic Cars or use the.....

1974 P5B Coupe £22,995

Just had full photo body rebuild carried out by cleevewood garage. New chrome, new interior, new rubbers, uprated radiator, new power steering, new electronic ignition - A Superb car!

Rover p5b saloon.
V8 auto
Admiralty blue .
Brown leather interior.
Stored in a garage since owner stopped driving .
Original car with matching numbers .
Will running ok but fuel pump Gasket.....

  • 22-Jun-2020
  • Sussex
  • Private
1969 Rover P5B £42,750

1969 Rover P5B Coupe
Previously restored by our team
Minimal usage since


The P5B, released in September 1967, became an instant classic and British icon, being the Prime Ministerial transport.....

  • Premium Dealer
  • 24
View advert

These are personal favourites with us. Magnificently British they formed a part of Government and Royal fleets throughout their production. So much importance was placed upon their usability by the.....