Heard about the Rover P4? I guess not. Here are the things you should know all about the vehicle. Check this out!
The Rover P4 series was an assembly of saloon vehicles manufactured from 1949 through to 1964. It was traded by the far more contemporary Rover P6 along with the later Rover P5. All P4s were 4-door saloons with passenger seats for four. It should be distinguished that the P4 title is factory terms for the group of cars and was not in everyday use by usual owners, who would have said merely that they own and drive a "Rover 90" and so on and so forth.
According to Wiki, the cars used a Rover engine in 4 or 6 cylinder forms which came from the 1948 P3 and had transparency valves for cove and side valves for exhaust. A four-speed manual transmission was used with a column-mounted shifter at first and floor-mounted unit from 1954. At first the gearbox only had synchromesh on third and top but it was added to second gear as well in 1953. A free wheel clutch, a traditional Rover feature, was fitted to cars without overdrive until about 1959. The cars had a separate chassis with independent suspension by coil springs at the front and a live axle with half elliptical leaf springs at the rear. The brakes on early cars were operated by a hybrid hydro-mechanical system but became fully hydraulic in 1950. Discs replaced drums at the front from 1959.
The whole body shells were made by the Pressed Steel company and featured aluminium body panels until the final 95/110 models.