Another factory MG MGB GT v8 has left England for a new pampered life in The Netherlands.
It is a black chrome bumper v8, pampered by Ian for years and now getting leather seats and original carbs for a new good start in The Netherlands.
- Ian for pampering and finally selling this non restored v8
- Derk driving my Audi in several modes and moods !
- Maarten for driving the Gtv8 to Netherlands although nog truly against his will
- Milan who gave the idea for dreaming an GTv8 instead of a roadster v8
- Several petrolstations to provide petrol
- Finally the nurses who took care of me.........
Music by Richard Thompson
Classic MG Cars
In this programme we explore many of the historic MG vehicles which have
been in production for over 50 years and are some of the most iconic and
well-loved sports cars in motoring history. We also get up close and
personal with the personalities and car enthusiasts who make up the MG
Mikes New 1974 MG B-GT
Mike's work helped mike out with getting this beast, and he's been putting
a good deal of work into the thing. Painting alot of the stuff to look
nice, about 3 or 4 fuel pumps now if i remember right.
1977 MG MGB V8 Roadster
Offered for sale by St. Louis Car Museum & Sales. For this vehicle and
others, please visit http://www.stlouiscarmuseum.com or call (800) 957-5707
Rover SD1 V8 Tuning Session
Rover SD1 3.5 V8 getting the twin SU carbs tuned to match the intake and Exhaust setup. Will it go bang or will it
survive the 2.5 hour beating at 5500 RPM and make even more power with the
carbs in tune?
MG BGT K-series
1.8 K-series MGB with 6-speed gearbox on first road test. Built by
Frontline Developments, Abingdon-on-Thames, England
1972 MGB GT, So Cal, Blue Plate, One Owner 39 Yrs, SOLD!
1972 MGB GT, So Cal, Blue Plate, One Owner 39 Yrs, For Sale
This is a fabulous motorcar! Being a Southern California car since new
with one owner for 39 years, this is nearly rust and accident free.
Mechanically this motorcar is fully sorted and feels tight and spry.
Everything works as it should and is ready to enjoy as is or it can be
cosmetically improved for show.
Barbara purchased this GT on June 9, 1972 and took delivery on June 12,
1972 (she had fitted an oil cooler, bumper over-riders and other
accessories). She lives in Cerritos (Los Angeles suburb) and sold the car
late last year, after 39 years of ownership. In July of 1990 she turned
100,000 miles on the odometer and by the mid-1990's she stored the car as
she was getting more elderly. The GT now has 155,000 miles from new but
is mechanically fabulous.
The chrome and stainless are in very nice condition and there is almost no
rust issues as one would expect from a Southern California motorcar.
Recent mechanical re-commissioning includes:
• Rebuilt carbs,
• full new and complete brakes systems,
• heater valve,
• complete tune-up,
• new fuel lines,
• boiled gas tank, and
• various other improvements.
All the work was completed by the engineers at British Service in the Long
This GT is complete with the original owners manual and, incredibly, a
fastidiously maintained log book that documents every fuel fill-up, oil
change, service, battery replacement, tune-up, tire replacement, etc. from
January 1976 through 1991. It details the cost of the fuel and even the
average miles per gallon for every single tank of gasoline!! For example,
on May 26, 1976, Barbara filled up her GT with 9.9 gallons and logged an
average of 26.87 mpg!!
This GT was originally delivered in Forest Green and years ago Barbara
changed the color to its present red. The paint has crazing and could
benefit from a quality repaint (MG's were delivered new with poor quality
paint). The body is in overall excellent condition. There are two small
areas of surface rust on the passenger's side and it has a very small area
with 1/8 inch of filler in the passenger's side rocker panel (see video for
details). Overall this is an exceptional body for a chrome bumper GT.
The tan interior is completely original and is in overall nice condition
(for being original). There are two tears in the driver's seat cover and
discoloration in some of the carpeting, but overall the interior is quite
nice and projects a wonderful patina.
All of the instrumentation performs well and the oil pressure and
temperature operate exactly as a well performing MGB GT should.
Chrome bumper MGB GT's are very desirable. Southern California, one owner
motorcars are the most desirable of any. Although this has patina
cosmetically, the mechanics are excellent. The value guide has the GT's at
No 1 $14,000, No 2 $9,800 and No 3 at $6,300. This is an excellent
motorcar for enjoyment and will likely prove to be a solid investment.
Please call Harry at 951.901.5088 with any questions or email us at
(HD) EP: MG B GT Overdrive 1974 - Giro di prova - Test Drive - Probefahrt - Prueba de manejo
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Recently we came across this beautiful MG B GT Overdrive 1974 at The
Gallery in Brummen, The Netherlands. This classic car dealer is one of the
largest in the world. We took the car for a little spin! We love to hear
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The MGB is a sports car launched by MG Cars in May 1962 to replace the MGA.
Introduced as a four-cylinder roadster, a coupé with 2+2 seating was added
in 1965. The six-cylinder MGC debuted in 1967; a later derivative fitted
with the Buick-based Rover V8 was made from 1973 to 1976.
MGB/MGC production continued until October 1980 variously by the British
Motor Corporation and its successors, British Motor Holdings and British
Leyland Motor Corporation.
400HP MGB GT V8 Race Car Sound on Track
I have filmed 3 race spec MGB GT V8's on track at Oulton Park during the
2014 Bernie's Historic V8's Series.
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MGB GT Rebuild Timelapse
650+ hour (and hundreds of cups of tea) rebuild of my 78' MGB GT along with
some alpine shenanigans