1972 Rover 3.5 Coupe P5B

Lot: 602

Sold for (£): 39,405
Offered for sale is a 3.5L 1972 Rover 3.5 Coupe P5B automatic. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 117 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Surely one of the finest examples of its kind in existence...

  • Finished in Zircon Blue with a Silver Birch roof and original Buckskin hide
  • Last owner since the 1970s. Warranted mileage of 20,403
  • From long-term storage and now carefully recommissioned and serviced
  • Totally original interior throughout, including the varnish on the woodwork
  • Original service book with mileage recorded at PDI, 1463, 6780, 13,136
  • Supplied with some interesting history, period sales brochure and its tool kit
  • The only word that can be used to describe this car is 'Spectacular'

Lot Details

Registration: GCR 58L RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 3.5L
Make: Rover Odometer reading (miles): 20403
Model: 3.5 Coupe P5B MOT expiry: 2020-04-01
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: 84507421D

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 117 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Immaculate paintwork and chrome. Factory panels.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Totally original untouched interior including the factory varnish on all the wood etc.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Runs superbly with excellent oil pressure whilst maintaining a correct temperature.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Superb transmission. Excellent smooth gearchanges.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Drives exactly as it should.


Minor: Major:


All working including the clock.

Vehicle History


First owner listed in the service book is Mr R L Mullard of Warsash. 1 owner listed in the V5 ( presumably the second owner) Original service book .Supplied by Lex Mead (Southampton)Ltd . Mileage recorded in service book at PDI, 1463, 6780, 13136.

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