THE ROVER Too SALOON
Engine : Six cylinders, 77.8 92 mm. (2,625 c.c.). Overhead inlet valves operated by push-rods, side exhaust valves. 7.8-to-I compression-ratio. 104 (net) b.h.p. at 4:750 t.P.m.
Gear ratioS 1st, 14.51 to 1; 2nd, 8.78 to 1; 3rd, 5.92. to I: top, 4.3 to ; OVCI-driVe top, 3.35 to s.
7:vres : 6.0016.40 it Avon ” H.M. Ribbed” on bolt-on steel disc wheels.
Weight :I ton 9 cwt. 3 qtr. (without occupants but ready for the road, with approximately of a gallon of petrol).
Steering rat, : lock-to-lock. b’ttel capacity iiA-gallons, inclusive of approximately 1-gallon reserve. (Range approximately 276 miles.)
Inge/base. : 9 ft. 3 in.
Track : Front, 4 ft. 5 in.; rear, 4 ft. 3& in.
Dimensions : 14 ft. tot in. 5 ft. 5i in.., 5 ft. 2i in. (high). Price : r,,105 (LI,53 los. 7d., inclusive of purchase tax). Makers : The Rover company, Ltd., Meteor Works, Warwickshire, England.
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