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Rover 800 coupe drawings & prototypes

Early sketches by Steve Harper show that Rover was thinking big for its range topper…


Heading for the big-time


August 1983, and the Coupe takes shape. Steve Harper pegs the wheelbase at 2650mm.


Simple coupe lines adopted for the US-focused model…


And here’s the open-top version…


November 1983, and Stephen Harper is clearly thinking advancement…

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Keith Adams

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