Converted from a 4-cylinder BGT in 1997 with the aim of ‘building the V8 Leyland should have made’ – SD1 engine, 5-speed gearbox, lower, softer rear springs with anti-tramp bars, stiffened front suspension etc.

Now used as my daily driver and  for MGCC sprints and hillclimbs

Owner: Paul Batho
Make/model: MGB GT V8
Month/year of manufacture: October 1973
Colour: Old English White
Engine size/type: 3528cc
BHP: 160 approx.
Top speed: 130 mph (maybe!)
Gearbox type: Rover 5-speed
Area: Upton, Oxfordshire
Date purchased: July 2007

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