The 16/50 was a car produced by Rover between 1926 and 1928. It is thought that 1364 cars were built in this time.
Most of the 16/50s that were built were unremarkable on the performance side of things as they were built as heavy saloons and doctor's coupes. Some were built as sporting two-seater coupes such as one example which lapped Brooklands at 84mph (135kmh).
The car was a development of the Rover 14/45 which was intended to be the middle of the Rover range by replacing the older pre-First World Rain Rover Fourteen.
The 16/50 came with a 2413cc four cylinder engine that had a single overhead camshaft. The engine was connected to a four-speed gearbox via a wet single-plate clutch. The engine produced 50bhp (as signified by the name of the car).
The chassis was 10ft long with semi-elliptical leaf springs all round. The car had rod-operated brakes and had a curb weight of 2688lb (1220kg).
The car had a top speed of 85mph (137kmh).
The two-seater sports version of thr car cost £750 when new.