November 2016 – 1974 MGB GT V8


The car had an extensive restoration in the 1980s including a bare metal respray and colour change, new interior, uprated suspension with Spax dampers.

The engine was blueprinted, with 10.5 compression pistons, balanced crank and flywheel, with a stage 1 road cam.

Owner: Chris Yates
Make/model: MGB GT V8
Month/year of manufacture: April 1974
Colour: Oporto
Engine size/type: 3500cc V8
BHP: 182
Top speed: 130mph (?)
Gearbox type: 5-speed
Area:  Windsor
Date purchased: March 2012

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