JUN 99 ROVER GROUP PRESS RELEASE
Rover Revises 200 And 400 Ranges
Following the successful launch in April of the new Rover 200 and 400
SEi, iL and iS new derivatives, Rover has revised and simplified both
ranges to provide outstanding specification and value for money. Following
the repositioning of both 200 and 400 ranges i, Si, SLi, and GSi models
have been replaced by new derivatives.
ROVER 200 AND
Rover Cars UK managing director said:
SEi, iL and iS derivatives are proving extremely popular with customers.
We have therefore revised the entire 200 and 400 ranges to provide unbeatable
value for money and equipment levels."
NEW ROVER 200
The new entry model for the Rover 200 range is now the new 211SE 8v three-door
which is priced at £7,995. With standard features such as driver’s
airbag, power steering, alarm, immobiliser and stereo cassette, this model
is very competitive against equivalent cars such as Ford Fiesta, Peugeot
206 and VW Polo.
There are also
1.4 litre petrol and 2.0 litre diesel versions of the SE models which
are fitted with remote control central door locking.
The new iE models offer additional levels of equipment with electric sunroof,
electric front windows, driver’s seat height and lumbar adjustment
and an RDS radio cassette with steering wheel mounted remote controls,
all added to the specification of the SE cars. This trim level is available
with six engines: 1.1 8v, 1.4 8v, 1.4 16v and 1.6 16v K Series petrol
engines plus both the 86Ps and 105 Ps L Series diesel engine. The 200iE
is priced from £9,995.
NEW ROVER 400
Starting at just £12,495 for the 414iE 16v, these derivatives offer
outstanding value for money with air conditioning, electric front windows,
electric and heated door mirrors, driver’s seat height and lumbar
support as standard. All 1.6 and 2.0 litre petrol and 2.0 litre diesel
derivatives also have ABS.
In addition to equipment fitted as standard to the 400iE models, the 1.6,
2.0 and diesel iXL variants also feature electric rear windows, front
fog lamps, passenger airbag and alloy wheels. Prices start at £15,495
for the iXL 1.6. At £13,295 the 414iXL features ABS and electric
rear windows as standard.
These cars represent the ultimate Rover 400. With full leather seats,
CD autochanger and cruise control on the 2.0 litre petrol model, the Executive
provides luxurious motoring at a price which is the best in class.
EXISTING 200 &
The SEi offers a low-cost route to owning a highly specified Rover 400,
which sells for £10,995. The SEi 400 model has unique wheel trims
and features special interiors with fabric seats. Electric sunroof, central
door locking and CD tuner are also standard. This model is very competitive
against equivalent cars: Vauxhall Astra, VW Golf, Peugeot 306 and Renault
Complementing the acclaimed Rover K Series 1.4, 1.6 and 2.0 litre petrol
and 2.0 litre diesel engines, the iS has a "sporting" look.
Both 200 and 400 versions feature electric front windows, half-leather
seats, front fog lamps, CD tuner, alloy wheels and rear spoiler (Rover
200 and five-door 400). The 400 iS also benefits from air conditioning
while the 200 models have an electric sunroof.
Rover 200 and 400 both have renowned ride qualities. These are complemented
by the iL package of luxurious interior trim and carpets. Highly specified
interiors come with air conditioning, electric front windows, and a CD
tuner. The 216iL now costs £13,495 with an automatic version available
at no extra cost. The Rover 400 iL features full leather trim. Six spoke
alloy wheels are standard on both the Rover 200 and Rover 400.
All prices quoted
are inclusive (on the road).
APR 99 ROVER GROUP PRESS RELEASE
New Rover Models For the 200 And 400 Ranges
Rover Cars has announced ten new additions to both the Rover 200 and Rover
400 ranges. Three distinctive themes are introduced to reflect different
aspects of both vehicles.
The iS provides
a sporting package, while luxury and comfort is presented by the iL models.
Outstanding value for money is offered by the SEi. Each is available in
a choice of body styles and the editions are powered by a variety of engines.
Each of the three
new derivatives are identified by distinctive wheels and unique trim combinations.
The new 200 and 400 iS, iL and SEi widen the 200 and 400 ranges, thus
ensuring that there is a model to suit all motoring requirements.
Prices of the
new 200 models start at £10,995 for the 1.4 SEi three-door, while
the 400 models start at just £11,995 for the 1.4 SEi five-door.
Offering a low-cost route to owning a highly specified Rover 200 or 400,
the SEi models carry unique wheel trims and feature special interiors
with fabric seats. The models also feature an electric sunroof, central
door locking and CD tuner. Options include ABS, passenger airbag and electric
Combining Rover’s award-winning 1.4 litre and 1.6 litre ‘K’
and powerful ‘T’ series 2.0 litre petrol engines and ‘L’
series 2.0 litre diesel, with a visually appealing ‘sporting’
look, both models feature electric front windows, half-leather seats,
front fog lamps, CD tuner, alloy wheels and rear spoiler (Rover 200 and
five-door 400). The Rover 400 also benefits from air conditioning, while
the Rover 200 models have an electric sunroof. Options include ABS (standard
on 420) and passenger airbag.
Rover 200 and 400 renowned ride qualities are complemented by a package
of luxurious interior trim and carpets. Highly-specified interiors come
with air conditioning, electric front windows, six spoke alloy wheels,
and a CD tuner. The Rover 400 features full leather trim. Options include
ABS (standard on 420) and passenger airbag.
All Rover 200 models feature Ash Grey and Morello Purple trim, whilst
the Rover 400 features a combination of Ash Grey with County Green, Prussian
Blue or Ash Grey trim dependent on body colour and trim level.