Wed, 22nd Sep 2021 13:00

The Autumn 2021 Classic Car Auction

  Lot 83

1990 Rover Metro Scout
Automotive Development Consultants (ADC) Dunstable prototype vehicle

Registration: H539NOA
Chassis: SAXXPYWLDAD656074
Odometer: 1,300
Transmission: Manual

  • Recent work carried out includes; all fuel lines replaced, full carburettor rebuild, new battery, new fitted in the rear, to them sum of £600
  • Pop up sunroof
  • Fitted with a roof rack
  • Numerous unique interior features such as under floor storage lockers
  • Offered with the original design drawings
  • ADC Alloy wheels
  • Offered with the original body moulds which can be collected from Buckinghamshire if required

Interactive 360° Panorama

The Rover Scout was created in 1991 when Automotive Development Consultants (ADC) decided to make 6 multipurpose, multi-utility, metro-based vehicles to fulfil the needs for adventure and outdoor enthusiasts.

Rover did not commission the Scout, it was conceived and built by ADC as a showcase of the concept, design and build capabilities for the Automotive Engineering Show at the NEC. The original idea was a possible evolution of the Metro range with more space, more utility and easier entry-exit to the back seats.

The standard Metro was modified with a taller roof, a higher rear hatch and taller side windows. Rover were interested enough to provide ADC with a donor car, however not enough for them to pursue the project.

The little scout definitely generates a talking point and will be a standout vehicle in any collection.


Sold for £4,600


Auction: The Autumn 2021 Classic Car Auction, Wed, 22nd Sep 2021

Viewing: Viewings are available by appointment, CLICK HERE to pre-book your viewing slot.

Saturday 18th September - 10am to 4pm
Sunday 19th September - 10am to 4pm
Monday 20th September - 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 21st September - 10am to 7pm
Wednesday 22nd September - From 9am

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