Sebring 3.9 V8: 1978 MG MGB GT

If the twin-turbo V10 powered Audi R8 go-kart was a bridge too far for your motoring needs, then perhaps you should consider scaling back to something more relasonable…like a widebody V8 powered MGB GT that looks amazing. Find this 1978 MG MGB GT offered for £22,995 GBP ($27309 USD) in Stafford, Staffordshire, UK via Tip from Bob.

From the seller:

Price £22,995As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make MG
Year 1978
Mileage 80,000 Miles
Country United Kingdom
Region Staffordshire
Town Stafford
Telephone 01785 292238
Seller’s phone number is protected behind a forwarding service
Status Private
Ref C1522214
For sale is this recently completed conversion of my 1978 Sebring MGB GT V8.
The car has been converted to a Sebring replica with fibre glass front wings, rear arches, front and rear valance and MG RV8 bonnet which has then been finished off in jet black gloss paintwork.

  1. 9 Rover V8 running on the 14 CUX electronic fuel injection with Rover SD1 LT77 5 speed manual gearbox.
    The car sits on brand new 15x8j alloy wheels with Firestone tyres and has uprated modernised LED headlights and a new chrome grill with fins painted black.
    Clive Wheatley big bore exhaust system with stainless steel RV8 tubular manifolds into a stainless steel single silencer system.
    Lowered and uprated front springs. Parabolic rear leaf springs with lowering blocks and Spax adjustable dampers.
    MGB V8 front discs and callipers with green stuff pads and all hoses front and back have been uprated to steel braided ones.
    Contrasting tan interior and brown carpets with sound deadening and insulation underneath.
    MOT until November 2023.

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