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MG Rover marks backing of GB Olympic team

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Rover has announced a range of 'Olympic Impression' Special Editions that feature additional levels of equipment over the 25 and 45 ranges. All Olympic Impression SEs feature Olympic 'Team GB' and 'Impression' livery.

Rover supports UK Athletics and Team GB as official car supplier and is also promoting the chance to win a Rover 25 Olympic Impression SE or a trip to the Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah in February 2002.

Rover 25 Olympic Impression and Olympic Impression 'S' special editions feature 15" alloy wheels, remote central door locking and come in a range of colours: alumina or British Racing Green, Tahiti or midnight blue, platinum silver, Sienna gold and solar red. The Olympic Impression 'S' also features air conditioning, electric front windows and a CD tuner.

The Olympic Impression 84Ps 1.4 3-door is priced at £8,740, Olympic Impression 'S' 1.4 3-door at £9,560, 5-door models are an additional £500.

Rover 45 Olympic Impression editions are available in either saloon or hatchbacks with a range of engine choices: 1.4-litre (in 5-door body style only), 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0-litre turbo diesel.

All Olympic Impressions feature a range of extras including air conditioning, CD tuner, electric front windows, electric door mirrors and come in platinum silver, copperleaf red, solar red, steel blue, midnight blue and British Racing Green paint finishes.

The Olympic Impression 'S' has further enhancements with the 5-door models featuring 15" alloys, a rear spoiler, front fog lamps, leather steering wheel and gearknob. The 4-door saloon versions are enhanced with 16" alloys and leather seat trim. Prices of the Olympic Impression SEs range from the 103Ps 1.4-litre 5-door, at £11,480, to the Olympic Impression 'S' 2.0-litre turbo diesel saloon at £14,650.

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