Right chaps, I have finally got off me arse and managed to take some snaps of me new car on Monday, so I thought I should start an MMC.
Its a Rover 420SLDi, it has the beautiful (if a little noisy as its not a commonrail) Rover L-Series SDi engine, which means it is my first diesel. Has all electrics etc and has only done 81k (which lets face it, is nout for a diesel), with an almost full dealer service History
, and feels amazing to drive.
I have wanted a Rover 400 for ages, dunno why, just have liked them for a while. My insurance is costing me nothing extra on it, so it was either get a 416 or a 420 SDi, with the 1.6 K-Series prone to HGF, I though id steer clear and get an SDi.
Erm I suppose I should be correct, is it a Rover or a Honda? Thats for you to decide. The car is a Honda Civic. The engine is a Rover. The same engine Honda used in the late 90's derv Civic. The badge and the grill is a Rover. So its kinda a Honda in sheeps clothing as I like to call it.
Anyway, here is photos of the baa baa, ill get better ones in the next few weeks:
I am not making to mods too extreme as I dont think it will suit the car. I have bought the car for the ride quality and the comfort etc, a lot of mods will be under the bonnet but I will be doing some mods over the next year:
- De-orange the indicators
- Rear spoiler, only a small one
- TuneAM Pro TU1 Pro Tuning Box
- De-catting it
- EGR Valve bypass
- MG ZR/ZS alloys (the closespokes ones)
- "Possibly" MG ZS springs to lower it a bit
- Increase the boost to 19psi
- ITG Performance Air Filter
Im hoping to be pushing at least 130bhp/260nm after the performance mods, anything over this is a bonus but quite easily achieveable.
Spent the last week touching up some imperfections on the passenger wing and the bumpers.