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1999 Rover 800 Sterling – Only 9254 miles *SOLD*

MAKERover
MODELSterling
REGISTRATIONV885 RDA
ENGINE SIZE2497
TRANSMISSIONManual
MILEAGE9254
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE1999
MOT EXPIRY DATE28/10/2022
CURRENT V5
COLOURSilver
INTERIORGrey Leather

1999 Rover 800 Sterling – Only 9254 miles *SOLD*

  • Just one former owner
  • SUPER LOW mileage – 9254 miles
  • Stored carefully for many years
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Description

  • Just one former owner
  • SUPER LOW mileage – 9254 miles
  • Stored carefully for many years

The Rover 800 Sterling has gained a large following over recent years and it’s not hard to see why with its plush, luxury interior which promises the driver pure comfort.

This super low mileage Rover surely has to be one of the best examples on the market today. With only 9,254 miles on the clock this car is like a time machine, the new owner will be transported back to 1999 and feel like he has just driven off the forecourt at the local Rover dealership.

Sadly from a deceased estate, this lovely Rover 800 Sterling is being sold by Angela, the daughter of the late owner. She is the best person to tell the story of the car so here are her words:

This Rover 800 Sterling was my late Dads car.  It is in Zircon Silver with a grey leather interior and the 2.5 KV6 engine.

It was first registered on 3rd September 1999 and bought from Colliers in Birmingham by a close friend of my Dad.

Sadly the first owner passed away shortly after having used the car very little, Dad purchased it from his widow in September 2002. The Rover was intended to be used and enjoyed as a second car but an accident at work meant that Dad was pensioned off from his job as an engineer, which meant that he was able to retire to rural Wales.

Unfortunately he soon realised that the Rover really wasn’t suited to the very narrow country lanes. Dad loved the car so instead of selling it he kept it under a duvet in the garage and it became part of our family.

He got an MOT on it every year and sometimes this was the only mileage the car did. As such the mileage is still only 9254 so the car is almost like new. Apart from a couple of small scratches on the bonnet the bodywork is free of any dents or marks and the paint looks perfect.

It was never used in the rain, the underside has been treated with underseal and I can’t see any rust anywhere. I’m not sure I remember Dad ever washing it (the house is supplied from a well) so a wash and a wax would really make it sparkle.

The beautiful interior looks perfect and is such a nice place to be. There is no wear on the drivers seat bolster, the leather is unmarked and it still smells new. The headlining has no sagging and the carpets are in excellent condition. The boot carpet has no marks and the boot floor is dry with no signs of ever being damp. All the switches and dials work with no electrical gremlins.

Dad fitted a reversing camera and screen which also work perfectly. The engine bay is very clean and the engine starts straight away and runs beautifully. I have no record of a cambelt change so that would probably need replacing and because of its very low miles and little use there is only one stamp in the service book from 2005.

We wouldn’t dream of parting with Dad’s Rover but unfortunately the garage also houses the emergency generator and with regular power cuts, the car makes it difficult to reach. Selling this much loved car will leave a massive space in the garage but the time has come for a new owner to give it the care and attention it deserves.”

Take time to look at the images and you’ll see for yourself that this car has been molly coddled it’s whole life. This is probably going to be the one and only time you will have the opportunity to purchase a 23 year old Rover Sterling that has covered less than 10,000 miles. Happy bidding.

Vehicle Location: Llandysul, SA44– it’s the responsibility of the winning bidder to make collection / transportation arrangements directly with the vendor.

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Bidder Bid amount Bid time
d**********s £4,350.00 2022-09-21 10:34:12
e*********s £4,250.00 2022-09-13 13:57:13
d**********s £4,000.00 2022-09-12 15:41:12
e*********s £3,750.00 2022-09-12 06:48:53
d**********s £3,500.00 2022-09-09 15:11:47
s****************************k £3,250.00 2022-09-09 13:50:24
d**********s £3,250.00 2022-09-09 15:10:54
d**********s £2,750.00 2022-09-09 15:09:35
d**********s £2,250.00 2022-09-09 15:08:00
d**********s £1,750.00 2022-09-09 15:04:25
d**********s £1,250.00 2022-09-09 15:04:02
d**********s £750.00 2022-09-09 07:40:51
Start auction £750.00 08/09/2022 11:00 PM

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