The Rover R40 75 | Successor to the Rover 800 Series

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The Rover R40 75 was introduced to Australia during 2001. The related MG ZT followed soon after. They remained on sale in Australia until the demise of MG Rover in 2005.

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2003 Rover 75 Connoisseur, photographed at Burradoo, New South Wales, 2/2/2001. Photo by Webmaster.
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2001 Rover 75 Connoisseur photographed at the Rover Owners Club NSW & ACT annual display day, Luddenham, New South Wales, 30/10/2011. Photo by Webmaster.
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2001 Rover 75 Club, photographed at Burradoo, New South Wales, 27/8/2016. Photo by Webmaster
2001 Rover R40 75 Connoisseur, photographed in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney, New South Wales, June 2016
2001 Rover 75 Connoisseur, photographed in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney, New South Wales, June 2016. Photo courtesy N.M. with thanks.
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2003 Rover 75 Club Tourer, photographed at the All British Day, The Kings School, Parramatta, 21/8/2005. Photo by Webmaster
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2003 MG ZT 190, photographed in the Australian Capital Territory, May 2016. Photo courtesy P.B. with thanks.
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2005 Rover 75 Connoisseur Tourer, photographed in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney, New South Wales, 2016. Photo courtesy of D.B. with thanks.
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MG ZT 220S Mk 1 & MG ZT 260SE Mk2, Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Photo courtesy M.H. with thanks.
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MG ZT 220S Mk1 & MG ZT 260SE Mk2, Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Photo courtesy M.H. with thanks.
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MG ZT 260SE Mk2, Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Photo courtesy M.H. with thanks.
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MG ZT 190+ photographed at the annual MG Gathering of the Faithful event at Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Photo courtesy M.H. with thanks.
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2001 Rover 75 Connoisseur, Perth, Western Australia, 1/1/2013. Photo courtesy B.C. with thanks.
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2001 Rover 75 Connoisseur, Perth, Western Australia, 1/1/2013. Photo courtesy B.C. with thanks.
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2003 MG ZT-T, East Coast Tasmania, 12 December 2016. Photo courtesy P.H. with thanks.
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2003 MG ZT-T, East Coast Tasmania, 12 December 2016. Photo courtesy P.H. with thanks.
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Engine compartment, MG ZT-T. Includes modification: K & N air filter. Photo courtesy P.H. with thanks.
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2004 Rover 75 Club, photographed at the Terribly British Day Display in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 4 December 2011. Photo by Webmaster.

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Australian Market Sales Brochures

• Broadsheet fold-out advertisement included with the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper early in 2001.
• Download | Rover 75 Australian Launch Ad Sydney Morning Herald 2001 PDF

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• Download | Rover 75 Brochure Australia March 2001 PDFrover-r40-75-brochure-cover-australia-march-2001

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• Download | Rover 75 Tourer Brochure Australia October 2001 PDF

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• Download | MG ZT and ZT-T Brochure Australia April 2002 PDF

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• Download | Rover 75 Brochure October 2003 PDF

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• Download | Rover 75 Saloon and Tourer Facelift Brochure Australia July 2004 PDF

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• Download | MG ZT Facelift Brochure Australia August 2004 PDF

• Download | MG ZT Technical Specifications Brochure August 2004 PDF

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Additional Reading

Rover 75 and MG ZT | The Complete Story
Author | James Taylor
Publisher | The Crowood Press Limited, Wiltshire, United Kingdom | 2014
ISBN 978 1 84797 685 7

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