Rover SD1 Vitesse 1983
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Rover SD1 Vitesse1983 specifications
Engine: All alloy V8, OHV, 5 main bearings (cross-bolted)

Bore & stroke: 94.04mm x 82.0mm

Displacement: 4,600cc

Valves: overhead, 16, hydraulic lifters

Compression ratio: 9.75 to 1

Carburation: Fuel Injection Bosch/Lucas L-Jetronic

0-60mph: approx 7.0secs

Approx fuel consumption: 24mpg (average)

Transmission: 5-speed Tremec T5. Quaife LSD

Brakes: PA. F: Discs 284mm (Jaguar XJ-S) R: Standard drums

Steering: Rack and pinion, 2.75 turns lock to lock

Suspension F: Independent multi-sequential Coil, R: live axle, coil, double wishbone and trailing link

Wheels: Revolution 5-spoke 15 x 8 ?with 215/60R15 tyres

Construction: pressed steel monocoque

Track: - front:
59.1in, rear: 59.3in
Overall length: 186in
Overall width: 69.6in
Overall height:
Turning circle: 34ft 1in
Fuel tank: 14.5 Imp gals
Kerb weight: 27.5cwt

SD1 Production
303,345 produced
1982-86 price at launch £14.950
David Bache