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Rover 400

/ 45

The Rover 400 Series . and the Rover 45 . are a series of compact produced under the British Rover from 1990 to The car was mutually developed during collaboration with Honda ; generations of the car were Honda using first the Honda and later the Honda Domani Honda petrol engines used in some Rover conversely the then market Rover L-series diesel was used from the mid 1990s in before they designed own diesel engine.

Rover 400 (R8; 1990–1995) [ ]

Rear of Rover 416 GSi 16v MK1

An estate—or wagon—version was subsequently developed by Special Products. Badged as the Rover 400 Tourer’, this in production alongside the second 400 until 1998, as no estate of the later car was built.

The R8 Rover 200 and 400 the first applications of Rover’s family of engines (appearing in (1,396#160;cc) twin-cam 16-valve The 1.6#160;L (1,590#160;cc) version either a Honda D16A6 SOHC or D16A8 DOHC while the 2.0#160;L M-Series from the 800-series followed afterwards (1991) in the sportier The Rover-engined models drove the wheels via jointly developed /Rover R65 gearboxes (1.4 and licence built Honda

-designed PG1s for the 1.6 and 2.0-litre The Rover 420 GSI turbo and GSI Sport produced in limited numbers, equipped with the turbocharged (147#160;kW) Rover T-Series .

Also available were two PSA controlled Lucas CAV injection Indirect injection diesel with the choice of naturally 1.9-litre XUD9 or turbocharged 1.8 engines. They were leading in their refinement in and Citroen installations, but less in the Rovers. These engines installed instead of the non-electronically Bosch HPVE Direct Rover MDi / Perkins Prima in the Austin Maestro and Montego. that engine, with its combustion but lower fuel was deemed too unrefined for the new models.

A mid-life facelift (also to the Rover 200) saw the reintroduction of the grille which had also on the R17 facelift of the Rover 800. change was achieved without change to the remaining structure, but a more distinctive Rover look and establish a certain from the Honda Concerto .

Rover 400 (HH-R; 1995–1999) [ ]

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