[ROVERNET - UK] Was: original NADA 3500 S right-hand-drive !,
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Sat Aug 11 18:13:39 BST 2007
The round gauge pod was first offered on the NADA 3500S and later was
standard on the Series II cars in all markets. I don't recall if the pod
was "handed" right or left on the NADA cars, but they would have had RHD
pods ready for introduction by the time these cars were made, I guess.
I might have thought there would be issues about component placement in
making a fully-optioned car in RHD. Those NADA 3500S's are really tight
under the bonnet.
Aidrian Bridgeman-Sutton wrote:
> I think the point is that these were specials built for Rover execs;
> they were RHD but with the ameneties usually otherwise only offered on
> the NA spec cars, such as power steerting, power windows and aircon,
> whereas home market cars were never offered to the general public with
> these options
> As such they weren't "NADA" cars but were built to the general NADA
> specs, though probably not with the Federal emissions systems
> On 8/10/07, Eric Russell <p6rovers at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I have come to this thread quite late.
>> Has anybody questioned that a North American Dollar
>> Area car was manufactured by Rover as a right-hand
>> drive car while we drive on the other side of the road
>> and use LHD vehicles?
>> Just wondering .......
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