1984 Rover 3500 SD1 Vanden Plas Twin Plenum

Lot: 232

Sold for (£): 10,260
Offered for sale is a 3.5L 1984 Rover 3500 SD1 Vanden Plas automatic that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 83 / 135.

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Believed to be the only Twin Plenum-engined Vanden Plas...

  • Registered on 17/10/1984 to the first of four former keepers
  • Smartly finished in special order Diplomatic Black with Osprey Grey leather interior
  • Fitted with the correct lattice alloy wheels and a Vitesse rear spoiler
  • The colour scheme and faster engine may indicate first use by the security services
  • In storage for a long period, it shows some 28,000 miles (atoc) and has been recimmissioned
  • The SD1 Vanden Plas is a rare sight and this car is possibly unique with its Twin Plenum engine 

For further information please call Arwel Richards on 07434 960868.

Lot Details

Registration: B212 OPJ RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1984 Engine size: 3.5L
Make: Rover Odometer reading (miles): 28000
Model: 3500 SD1 Vanden Plas MOT expiry: 2020-05-01
Warranted: No Chassis number: SARRRMWZ3CM322035

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 83 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Additional photos of the car can be emailed on request. There is sliver missing of the driver's side indicator and the driver's door window rubber has a small piece missing.


Door-cards: Carpets:
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Dashboard: Boot:


Tear to passenger seat bolster.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history