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Visual Differences
The easiest way to differentiate between the two models (other than the engine) would be the wheels, which on the P5B are chromed Rostyles.  

Other points to note would be
• side indicators,
• no hole in the front grille for the starting handle
• rubber strips to the over-riders
• recessed fog lamps added to the front wings

all of which can be found on the 3.5 litre V8 P5B.

The 3 litre had automatic and manual gearboxes, the V8 only came with a three speed Borg Warner Type 35 automatic gearbox.

Buyers Guide About the car The Rover P5 3 litre was one of the best selling British luxury cars of the Sixties By 1967 the 3 Litre was beginning to show its age. Enter one the famous British engines of all time, the Rover V8., vailable as a  saloon or coupe.