ROVER P5B: BUYER'S GUIDE
Median Price: £12,493 • Highest Price: £47,250 • Lowest Price: £1,151 • Sell-Through Rate: 82%
Source: Anglia Car Auctions
How much is a P5B worth?
In our experience, we've seen plenty of P5B's go under the hammer and based on analysing every sale you can expect to pay £12,493 for one in average condition - that places it amongst the cheapest 20 - 30% of collector cars across our database.
As Rover's go, a P5B is on the higher end relative to other Rover models. In fact this model is £6,809 above the median Rover price of £5,684.
What is the maximum to pay for a P5B?
Across the 80 P5B's we've seen sell, the highest price ever recorded for this model is £47,250. It was sold by Silverstone Auctions in the UK on 28 May 2022.
What is the lowest to pay for a P5B?
The lowest sale of all time for this vehicle is £1,151, Mathewsons sold this car in the UK on 21 Aug 2021.
What is the background of the make / model?
Rover produced this model between 1967 and 1973.
Rover was founded in 1878 in Coventry, England, and became a leading British car brand in 1904. In 1967 it became part of British Leyland Motor Corporation and by 1975 Rover was the second-largest car manufacturer in the UK. In 1988 the Rover brand was sold to British Aerospace and eventually to BMW in 1994. In 2000, the Rover Group was broken up and sold off to various different companies, with the car brand being bought by the Phoenix Consortium, who renamed the company MG Rover. The brand was relaunched in 2015 under Chinese-owned Geely.
How common is a P5B?
We've seen plenty of these go under the hammer at auctions around the world, 97 to be precise. It's among the 10% most common collector cars to sell at auction.
Of those, 97 times the model has gone to auction 80 have sold. In other words, this model sells on 82% of times it goes to auction - that's above the average sell-through rate we traditionally see.
How does the P5B compare to other cars?
We know from reviews of this model by our 42,000+ strong community how this car performs across multiple variables. Those variables stack up to give a TCVScore which is a relative score of how good a car is across 5 variables in comparison to all other cars.
For the P5B, it scores a 54 out of 100 - that places it in the bottom 30 - 40% of all cars in our database.
How the car scores across all variables is below:
Cool Factor: 5/10
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Why this article was created
Well, we've got one of the largest databases of sold classic car prices in the world so we thought we ought to help and put that data to good use. To be clear though, this article is not intended to be a full tour of every nook and sill of the P5B, rather it's meant to act as an introductory guide and overview of the market for this model.
It is here to provide you guidance on how much you should and shouldn't be paying for one based on the 97 we've seen previously.
If you're after more detail, we've got you covered. Click the button below to be taken to a the price guide for this model so you can see every single sale, price trend over time and lots more.
How this article was created
This article was created by looking back at sales of P5B since the beginning of our database in 1992. We've scanned over 30 auction houses and results from over £15 billion of sold cars around the world to understand the where the market is at for this car.
The Classic Valuer takes that data and analytics which enables it to generate these articles at scale, for further information regarding the P5B please visit the price guide linked below.
About The Author
Giles is CEO of The Classic Valuer - one of the world's largest databases of sold classic cars in the world going back over 30 years covering over 11,000 models. Giles and The Classic Valuer are regularly referenced in key classic car publications including Classic & Sports Car.
Giles grew up around the iconic historic motorsport venue at Goodwood and enjoys his 1972 Alfa Romeo 1600 GT Junior around the Sussex roads. His primary car goal is to purchase back a selection of his grandfather's car's including his 1931 Riley Brooklands.