1976 MG MGB GT

  • Price
    24 950 EUR
  • Model
    MG MGB GT
  • Year
    1976
  • Condition
    Used
  • Color
    Blue
  • Body Type
    Coupe
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    n/a
  • Mileage
    158,116 km (98,249 miles)
  • ID
    #13507
  • Price
    24 950 EUR
  • Address
    Steenweg op Deinze 51 C, 9880 Aalter, Belgium
  • Country
    Belgium
  • Published
    about 2 months
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Classic MG MGB for Sale

MG MGB GT V8

 


In 1971, a pilot engineer, Ken Costello, had the idea to install in the "kind" 1.8 liter MGB a more powerful engine. He turned to the Rover V8 itself from a Buick V8. This engine already fitted the Rover P6 and P5. The 3.5 liter engine then developed 180 horsepower, which transformed the MGB drastically. MG, seduced by the transformation, took the idea to his account, while reducing the power to 137 horses. Note that for three years, the Costello was produced (just 225 copies) at the same time as the factory V8. Despite the larger engine and increased performance, the behavior of the GT did not suffer from this difference, the V8 engine while aluminum is not heavier than the small 4-cylinder cast iron: on the contrary, its weight was 20 kg lower It should be noted that when this engine was produced in the United States, it was the lightest V8 ever built.
The MGB GT was produced from 1973 to 1976.



  •  Specifications

  • Bodywork

  • Length : cm (in): 392 (154.4)

  • Width : cm (in): 152 (60)

  • Height : cm (in): 127 (50)

  • Wheelbase : cm (in) : 231 (91)

  • Weight: kg (lb) : 1084 (2390)

  • Mechanics.

  • Displacement : V8 3532 cc (Buick – Rover) (215 cu in), front-mounted

  • Valve gear : 126

  • Fuel system : 16

  • Gearbox : 4-speed manual

  • Drive wheels : rwd

  • Maximum power : 137 bhp at 5000 t/m

  • Maximum torque : 262 Nm at 2900 rpm

  • Top speed : 190 km/h (121 mph)

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  • VIN
  • Color
    Blue
  • Metallic
    No
  • Engine
  • Engine Number
  • Chassis Number
  • Gearbox
    Manual
  • Steering Wheel
    Right-hand drive (RHD)
  • Drive Wheels
    Rear wheel drive (RWD)
  • 1st Reg. Country
  • Doors
    2/3
  • Interior Color
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