The change of designers from David Bache to Roy Axe gave the latter, albeit with limitations, the chance to give more personality to the saloon, trying to camouflage its rather obvious relationship with the Maestro. The result was a fairly modern and balanced line with an original rear window divided into three parts. In the … More Montego, the last one
The style of the car, from the pen of Ian Beech under the supervision of David Bache, was very simple, characterised by large glass surfaces and, at first glance, it was almost dated already at the time of its launch. Despite this, the Maestro also introduced interesting elements for its time, such as body-coloured bumpers. … More Speak to me Maestro!
As for the car, with its excellent performance it was entered in competitive motor sport as well as being used widely by the British police. The SD1 may be considered to be the last real Rover, despite suffering from flaws that made it rather lower in quality than its forebears. Pausing to talk about the … More Tomorrow’s car, today