Dashboards and controls

The original 75 (Cyclops) rectangular instruments which were replaced with the round chrome surround instruments. Finally, for the 95 and 110 models, the chrome surround instruments were replaced with more modern looking instruments and switchgear that were in keeping with those in the P5.

Bobs Cyclops dash Laurie's Cyclops full dashboad
Rob's refurbished dashboard crop2 DSCN0129 cropped
David G instrument panel David G dashboard sweep

 

Handbrake levers featuring the early cyclops, shepherd's crook lever and the drivers seat side lever that was introducecd for the 1954 model year and removed for 1955.

Laurie's handbrake Black painted handbrake lever
Klaus side handbrake chrome Eamonn's handbrake

 

Cyclops column gear change lever, the standard P4 adjustable floor gear change lever, the 105R Roverdrive selector, the Freewheel engagment control for models earlier than 80/100 and 95/110 and finally the Overdrive switch for the later models. Kick-down out of overdrive, using amicro-switch on the accelerator pedal, was also included but this was deleted for 95 and 110 models.

Laurie's handbrake Black painted handbrake lever
Alex's 105R dashboard Daryl freewheel control
Oliver's overdrive switch  

 

 

Overdrive cover

The Guild's bi-monthly Overdrive magazine is the only club magazine that is dedicated to the Rover P4 range of cars. It's publication is a much praised service provided to Guild members. Please click the icon above to view a copy, noting that personal information has been redacted, hence the blank areas.

 

 

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The Guild is one of the founder members of the consortium of classic Rover clubs, known as Joint Rover Clubs, JRC. Please click the icon above for further information about JRC.

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