MG Rover : Still eight ‘new’ 08/08 registered cars available
AROnline reader and Rover Owners’ Club member, Martin Green, contacted us last week to report that there are still a total of eight MGR-built, 08/08 registered and delivery mileage cars for sale at former MG Rover Dealers SMG Rover in Brislington, Bristol.
A quick check on SMG Rover’s website and a subsequent telephone conversation yesterday have confirmed that the company still has the following cars in stock:
2008 08 MG ZT 190+ V6 4 Door Saloon
Metallic Starlight Silver, Part-Leather Sports Seats, Gunsmoke Alcantara/Black, Airbag Curtain, Delivery Mileage. £16,995
08 MG ZT 135 CDTi 4 Door Saloon
Metallic Starlight Silver, Gunsmoke Alcantara / Black-Part Leather Sports Seats, Drivers Intelligence Pack, Delivery Mileage. £16,495
08 MG ZT 135 CDTi 4 Door Saloon
Ignition Blue Pearlescent, Gunsmoke Alcantara / Black-Part Leather Sports Seats, Drivers Intelligence Pack, Delivery Mileage. £16,495
08 MG ZT 120 4 Door Saloon
Metallic Starlight Silver, Grey / Black-Part Leather Sports Seats, Delivery Mileage. £12,995
08 ROVER 75 4.6 V8 SE Connoisseur SE Auto 4 Door Saloon
Platinum Gold Pearlescent, Sandstone Beige Leather Trim With Black Piping, 17″ Alloy Liquid Metal Finish Wheels, Delivery Mileage. £30,995
08 ROVER 75 1.8T Connoisseur SE 4 Door Saloon
Metallic Starlight Silver, Black Leather / Smoke Piping Trim, Delivery Mileage. £16,995
2008 08 ROVER 75 2.0 CDT (131PS) Connoisseur 4 Door Saloon
Pearl Black Pearlescent, Beige Trim, Burr Walnut Facia, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Sensors, Delivery Mileage. £15,995
08 ROVER 75 2.0 CDT (131PS) Classic TD 4 Door Saloon
Platinum Gold Pearlescent, Ash Trim, 16″ 7 Spoke Alloy Wheels, Delivery Mileage. £13,995
Intriguingly, SMG Rover’s Used Car Stock List also includes the likes of an 01/Y Rover 75 2.0 V6 Connoisseur 4 Door Saloon with 1,071 miles for £10,995, an 02/02 Rover 75 2.0 CDT Turbo Diesel Club 4 Door Saloon with just 560 miles on the clock for £11,495 and a pre-facelift 04/54 Rover 75 Club SE T 4 Door Saloon with delivery miles for £14,995!!
Most of AROnline’s Motor Trade contacts all seem to work by the mantra “Let’s move the metal” so we should imagine that the guys at SMG Rover would be pretty keen to negotiate on those prices… SMG Rover’s Sales Manager, Paul Godfrey, can be contacted on 01173 111100.
Martin Green also informed us that Jon and Tim Wilcox of A.E.Wilcox and Son Limited in Wickwar, Gloucestershire had two 08/08 registered Rover 45s in stock. However, as neither car was listed on the company’s website, we decided to investigate further and spoke to Tim who informed us that one of the two, which had now done around 2,500 miles, would shortly be offered for sale as a used car and that he was hoping to close a deal on the other one, which was believed to be the last 45 to leave the production line, later this week.
[Editor’s Note: Martin Green has, in fact, written an article about A.E.Wilcox and Son Limited’s two 08/08 registered Rover 45s for the Rover Owners’ Club’s website, Rover Torque, and that can be found here.]
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