Rover SD1 Vitesse EFi


Brand: Rover
Model: SD1 Vitesse EFi
Year: 1984
Engine: 3.5 l
Power: 193
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Category: Clássicos
Km: 150000
Doors: 5
Seats: 5
Color: Monza Red

In 1982 Rover introduced the «Vitesse», a more «sporty» SD1, inheriting the know-how gained in the competition to give the 3.5-liter V8 powered SD1 more power and better performance.

Improved engine heads, high compression pistons and a Lucas injection system were used, boosting horsepower from 155 to 192. The brakes were also improved now using ventilated discs and 4-piston calipers in front. In the suspension firmer torsion bars were added and the whole car was lowered about 3 centimeters.

In general, the Vitesse, was a faster, firmer and more effective car than the «normal» SD1s.

Inside, little has changed. The luxurious and spacious interior was maintained, but the front seats had a more sporty and modern look.

Outside, the Vitesse was fitted with a big rubber rear spoiler, that not only gave a more sporty look, but greatly improved the aerodynamic efficiency of the SD1. The 15-inch «BBS» style rims were the final «touch» to the race inspired look.

In total, only 3897 SD1 Vitesse were produced, making it a rare model, especially in the conditions in which it is found.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Electric Front and Rear Windows
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Power Steering
  • Sunroof
  • Wood Interior Trim
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