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Rover Group - Company and Cars 1986-2000

By Mike Gould

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ISBN: 9781847979391
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 30/07/2015
PAGES: 208
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 270 colour photographs

The Rover Group - Company and Cars is a comprehensive history of the company and a guide to its products. Centring on the period of the official existence of the Rover Group, the book also examines the events leading up to its formation in 1986 and its controversial aftermath, following its dismemberment in 2000.

With over 250 historical and original illustrations, the book covers:

  • The beginnings of Rover and its place in British Leyland
  • Land Rover's expansion in the 1980s and how it led to the foundation of the Rover Group
  • Rover under British Aerospace and the sell-off to BMW
  • Rover's struggle under German management and BMW's disposal of the Group
  • The aftermath of Rover's collapse - MG Rover, Land Rover and MINI.
  • The Rover Group cars - covering the Leyland legacy cars, Honda derivatives, the Rover 75, the vehicles behind Land Rover's success and other key models

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" The Rover Group is a compelling insider's account of one of the most controversial periods in the British motor industry. "
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Reviewed By: Safety Fast!

" Overall this is a very interesting read as it allows this period to be viewed in the perspective of the rise, fall and re-birth of the UK's volume car manufacturer. Rover Group did indeed live in interesting times! "
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Reviewed By: Rover 200 Club Magazine

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