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The cars : Roewe 750 development history

The cars : Roewe 750 development history

Updated: The story of the Rover 75-based Roewe 750. It had rather a lot of British input into it. That’s because it was developed by a number of ex-MG Rover engineers in the UK. But it was also based on an ill-fated plan to facelift the Rover 75 in 2006. Shame we never had a chance to buy it in Britain…

News : Roewe at Auto China 2012

News : Roewe at Auto China 2012

Keith Adams Auto China 2012 officially saw the severing of the genetic ties between SAIC Motor’s faux-UK brand and the Rover products it formerly based its cars upon. The impressive new car that headed up Roewe’s motor show hoopla was the 950, which is based closely on the Buick LaCrosse/Saab 9-5, nestling atop a GM […]

News : Dual clutch for Roewe 550 and 750

News : Dual clutch for Roewe 550 and 750

Ash Sutcliffe Dual clutch technology is a big thing for Volkswagen, who of course make cars with Shanghai Auto Industry Corporation in Shanghai, now SAIC is planning to put dual clutch technology into their own cars. It’s not clear who the supplying company will be for the gearbox or if SAIC have managed to develop […]

By 5 September 2011 18 Comments Read More →
First Drive : Roewe 750E

First Drive : Roewe 750E

WE’D been left waiting for a while… but, after a hiatus of just over 18 months, production of the Rover 75 restarted. And to greet the re-invention, some style improvements were made – oh yes, and it’s now made in China. The Roewe 750E might look like a Rover 75, and could well feel like […]

By 15 January 2007 3 Comments Read More →