1973 MG B GT V8 Lincolnshire , United Kingdom

Trade : £37,995

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1973 MGBGTV8 The MGB GT V8 was one of those perfect matches of components it really was surprising it took a private entrepreneur, Ken Costello, to bring it to the market place. He saw the opportunity for the MGB engine bay to accommodate a bigger engine. After all, it was designed to accommodate a V4 engine that never got to production. Engine: 8 cylinder in 90 degree V formation.
Bore/stroke: 88.9 x 71.1 mm.
Capacity: 3,528cc
Compression Ratio: 8.25:1
Valve Operation: Single camshaft chain driven from crankshaft operated by pushrods and rockers. Hydraulic tappets.
Carburation: Two constant vacuum SU HIF6 carburettors, horizontally mounted.
Power output: 137 bhp at 5,000 rpm.
Max. Torque: 1931b ft at 2,900 rpm.
Gearbox & Clutch: Four speed all-synchromesh manual gearbox with Laycock overdrive as standard. Borg & Beck 9.5" dia clutch.
Rear Axle: Salisbury with 3.07:1 ratio as standard.
Suspension: Front; independent by upper and lower wishbones, with coil springs and anti-roll bar. Lever arm hydraulic dampers. Rear; live axle, half-elliptic leaf springs. Lever arm hydraulic dampers.
Wheels and Tyres: Dunlop ventilated cast alloy centre on steel chrome rim, 4 stud fixing, 175 HR14 radial tyres.
Brakes: Lockheed front wheel discs and rear drums. Single hydraulic circuit with servo assistance.
Steering: Cam gear rack and pinion with safety collapsible steering column.
Wheelbase: 7' 7". Track: Front 4' 1", rear 4' 1.25".
Length: (Chrome bumper) 12' 10.7", (black bumper) 13' 2.25".
Width: 5' 0" Height: 4'2".
Number Built: (Chrome bumper) 1839. (Black bumper) 742.
Total production: 2591.
Performance: 0-60 mph 7.7 secs.
Max speed: 125 mph. Standing quarter mile 15.8 sees.
MPG: approx 26.
Price: New in 1973 £1,925 rising to £3,317 in 1976.


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Vechicle details

  • Ad Ref : 3T191000011
  • Location : Lincolnshire , United Kingdom
  • Make : MG
  • Model : B GT V8
  • Year : 1973
  • Miles : 600
  • Kms : n/a
  • Steer : RHD
  • Gear Box : Manual
  • Cylender : V8
  • cc : 3528
  • Cu in : n/a
  • Engine No : n/a
  • Chassis No : n/a
  • Exterior Color : Maroon
  • Interior : n/a
  • Interior Colour : n/a
  • Doors : n/a
  • Condition : Excellent
  • MoT. : n/a
  • Part exchange Considered : n/a
  • Country of Manufacture : European Cars

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