Two good articles in the July 2019 issue of Classics Monthly. More information on print and digital issues. More
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A good article which sets the RV8 in its context of the limbo period with Austin Rover/Rover Group and the role BMHIT had with saving the MGB moulds and playing an essential part in the development of the RV8. It describes how and why MG decided to put the MGB back in production as the RV8.


Rover's legendary V8 engine was used in a huge variety of classics and is still a popular choice for DIY conversions today. Rob Hawkins guides the reader through the main concerns when stripping and rebuilding one of these units. It's a six page article which has 16 illustrated steps which show the stripdown which was carried out at MG and V8 specialist Clive Wheatley.