MGBGTV8 chrome bumper
Launched in August 1973, the V8 powered MGB produced by the Abingdon Factory was a remarkable, low budget project which combined the popular fixed head coupe body style with a powerful 3.5 litre light alloy V8 engine. It is now an established classic sports car. More
The RV8 appears to be based on the familiar MGB bodyshell but underneath it's a substantially re-engineered car with sophisticated electronic engine management systems. It was launched in 1992. Surprisingly the major part of the production went to Japan, but many are now returning to the UK or going to Australia and New Zealand.! More
MGBGTV8 rubber bumper
The rubber bumpered MGBGTV8 appeared from late 1974. It was a modification that was necessary across the MG sports car range to meet front impact requirements. With chrome or rubber bumpers V8s have an effortless performance with a modest but purposeful exhaust note. More
Although no RV8GTs were produced by MG Rover, a number of V8 enthusiasts in the UK and in Australia have built GT versions with an MGBGT shell and RV8 engine, transmission, wheels and interior which look very good. More
Costello V8 Roadster & MGBGT
Ken Costello began supplying his conversions which squeezed a V8 into Roadster and GT shells from 1970. He converted over 200. The early cars have the distinctive Costello power bulge in the bonnet. An imaginative package ahead of its time. More & Earlier MGV8 in Australia
MG SV - formerly the MG X80
This extraordinary car is based on the car developed for the Italian Qvale Mangusta operation. The 4.6 litre twin-cam V8 power plant and five speed gearbox are from Ford. Three model derivatives - a 4.6 litre SV (320Ps), SV Plus (380Ps) and SV Club Sport (465Ps). MG SV
V8 Roadster Conversions
The availability of new MGB bodyshells from the BMH body plant at Faringdon in Berkshire (now at Witney in Oxfordshire) has encouraged many V8 enthusiasts to build an MGBV8 Conversion - particularly V8 Roadsters which have become the fastest growing part of the V8 Register. More
MG ZT 260 V8
The MG ZT 260 V8 produced by MG Rover has rear-wheel drive and is available in ZT saloon and ZT-T estate formats. It's 260bhp 4.6 litre V8 engine has an awesome 410Nm of torque to deliver class leading acceleration. The package was a good combination of price and performance. More
MGBGTV8 Conversions
The variety of V8 Conversions is extraordinary in terms of interior trim and equipment specification. They are built to order by a number of V8 specialists in the UK and overseas, and of course by many V8 enthusiasts for their own use. More
MG ZTT 260 V8
An estate version of the model was produced but as there were relatively few, so good quality examples rarely come up for sale. More