Rover 6HP

The lucky driver in this Rover 6HP is Stewart Devlin.
The lucky driver in this Rover 6HP is Stewart Devlin.

In 1905 the company name was changed to the Rover Company Limited as the cars became more important. This year the manufactoring of motorcycles ceased. In 1905 a new smaller car was introduced. This one had a 6 HP engine on 780 c.c. The model became very popular under the name "a one guinea car" - so it was really a low cost car! This model was produced up to 1912

A 6HP from 1906 The car seen from the back The one-cylindre engine

A Swedish couple admiring the Rover 6hp from 1906 at British Heritage in Gaydon.
A Swedish couple admiring the Rover 6hp from 1906 at British Heritage in Gaydon.

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