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VTEC  guy you've got it right! Its the Cadillac XLR-V Roadster (supercharged) This car tops the Hagerty Hot List of the Top 10 most collectable cars worldwide. In determining the Hagerty Hot

List, Hagerty analyzed the reasons today's collector cars are such hot

commodities: pop-culture popularity, limited production numbers and the style

of the next generation of collectors. The company included a wide range of

models that span market segments and price ranges: cars that are more

affordable, fun to drive and still enticing for future generations.

  Hagerty's Hot List of the Top 10 :

  --  Cadillac XLR-V

Roadster

  --  Lotus Exige S

  --  Audi S5

  --  Mustang Shelby

GT 500 KR

  --  Chevrolet

Corvette Z06

  --  Smart

  --  Subaru Impreza

WRX STi

  --  Honda S2000 CR

  --  Pontiac Solstice/Saturn Sky

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The Rover 80 was produced from 1960 to 1962, during this period 5900 cars were built alongside the new Rover 100 with which it shared common features with the exception of the engine.

The power unit of this model was a 2286 cc, four cylinder pushrod engine - the only P4 to deviate from the overhead inlet/side exhaust layout. The carburettor was a single Solex and the unit developed 77 bhp. The engine was a version of the 2 litre diesel and 2.25 litre petrol engines introduced for the Land Rover and its use in the 80 rationalised the engine manufacturing lines. The car performed far better than the rather inadequate 60, which was the only other four cylinder P4, and due to the decreased weight at the front the car handles better with less understeer. There is no doubt about the shortage of two cylinders in smoothness however.

Alongside the contemporary Rover 100, the 80 had Overdrive and disc brakes as standard fittings. The styling included the bumper profile and overriders which were introduced for the Rover 3 Litre (P5).

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yep it is the compass

Highlights:

  • 2.4-liter DOHC 16V dVVT I-4 engine

    ON>

  • UltraFloor? removable and washable cargo area load floor212

    ON>

  • Sentry KeyR antitheft engine immobilizer

    ON>

  • AM/FM CD player with changer controls and audio input jack

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