R: [ROVERNET - UK] P6BS prototype
rovercar at comcast.net
Tue Aug 29 11:15:14 BST 2006
Ruotolo Gianluca (DD) wrote:
> It was difficult at that time to attempt at E - type primate, see for example tne beautiful but unsuccessful Jensen Interceptor, which is nowadays quite rare.
> Best regards, Gianluca.
A couple (or three) thoughts:
1. It's unfortunate that business considerations limited our choices.
2. I reminds me of what a brilliant addition the Datsun 240Z was to the
market. Great performance, low price, smooth engine and not bad styling,
either. Somebody got that one right. It was a fully fleshed out concept
that had a lot more market research and development money around it than
Rover probably was capable of. The P6BS was typically innovative, but it
was really just some machine the boys were tinkering with in the back room.
3. The Graber coupes should have been produced.
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