Rover P5B Saloon 1967-73
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Rover P5B Saloon 1967-73 specifications
Engine (V8)
In-line Vee, water cooled, ohv
Cylinder: 8
Bore: 88.9mm
Stroke: 71.2mm
Displacement: 3,528cc
Compression ratio: 10.5 to 1
Carburettors: Two SU H6
Power output: 160bhp at 5,200rpm

Maximum speed: 113mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 12.4secs
Approx. fuel consumption: 17mpg

Hydraulic, Front: disc
Rear: 11ins drums

3 speed automatic
Rear wheel drive

Construction: monocoque all steel body

Worm & peg, 4.3 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 40ft 11in

Front: independant torsion bar
Rear: semi-elliptic, leaf spring,
Shock absorbers: telescopic hydraulic

Wheels & Tyres
5 stud Rostyle steel 5.5J x 15in
with 6.0 x 15in radial tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 110.5in
Track - front: 55.3in
Track - rear: 56in
Overall length: 186.5in
Overall width: 70.3in
Overall height: 60in
Ground clearance: 7.9in
Kerb weight: 32.5cwt
Tank capacity: 14 imp gals

Total P5B 3.5 Litre Saloon production
1967-1973: 11,501 built
Total all P5 1958-73 saloon & coupe: 69,141