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Luxurious Baby Rover For Older Drivers

Sat, 11 Aug 2001
A new high specification Rover 25 has been announced and is likely to appeal to patriotic older drivers. Standard specification of the Rover 25 1.6 iXL includes metallic or pearlescent paint, full leather trim, air-conditioning, ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), height-adjustable drivers seat with lumbar support, passenger and driver airbags and either a 5-speed manual or 6-ratio Stepspeed automatic transmission. Price range is a fairly stiff £13,980 to £15,395, but nevertheless the specification, small size and frugality of the car represent exactly what a lot of retired people want.

Rover 25 1.6 iXL 1.6 iXL Stepspeed
Engine Capacity 1589cc 1589cc
Max Power 109Ps @6000rpm 109Ps @6000rpm
Max Torque 138Nm @4500rpm 138Nm @4500rpm
0-60mph 9.5secs (manual) 10.3secs (Stepspeed)
Top Speed 115mph (manual) 110mph (Stepspeed)
Combined Fuel consumption 40.8mpg (manual) 37.8mpg (Stepspeed)
CO2 166g/km (manual) 178g/km (Stepspeed) Both £140pa VED.
3 Door Prices £13,980 (manual) £14,895 (Stepspeed)
5 Door Prices £14,480 (manual) £15,395 (Stepspeed)

All Rover cars include a three-year/60,000 mile warranty.
Optional extras include:-
Special 15 inch Honeycomb alloy wheels £400
CD autochanger £325
CD tuner (in lieu of radio/cassette) £150
Front fog lamps £150
Full size steel spare wheel £50
Volumetric alarm £125

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