Articles tagged Tom Walkin.shaw

Page 78 of November 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, November 2003

Bites as good as it barks

It was not an obvious choice, but the big 3500 put Rover on the tin-top map. British Leyland's then motorsport boss, John Davenport, retraces its steps To its designers, David Bache and Spen King, it was known as Specialist Division Number One: SD1 for short. It was known to the journalists who voted it Car of the Year in 1976 as the Rover 3500. Comedians called it the 'Bionic Dog'. But at the...

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