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Rover SD1

The Rover SD1 is a series of executive cars built by the Specialist Division of British Leyland, under the Rover marque. It was produced from 1976 until 1986, when it was replaced by the Rover 800. In 1977 it won the title 'European Car of the Year'.

The SD1 can be considered as the last British Rover, being the final Rover-badged vehicle to be produced at Solihull, as well as being the last to be designed largely by ex-Rover Company engineers. Future Rovers would be built at the former British Motor Corporation factories at Longbridge and Cowley; and were to rely largely on Honda and BMW engineering.