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Figures & Specs: MG B GT V8 - [1973]

MG B Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

MG B Engine:

The Cabriolet version of the B model has a 3532 cc (215.5 ci) 16 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

MG B Transmission:

This particular MG B GT V8 has a 4 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

MG B Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

MG B Power:

The B's 3532 cc (215.5 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 137 bhp (102 kW) @ 5000 rpm.

MG B Torque:

The MG B produces torque measuring 193 lb-ft (261.6 Nm) @ 2900 rpm.

MG B Power to Weight:

The B weighs around 1084 kg (2389 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 126.3 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 178.0 lb-ft of torque per ton.

MG B Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

MG B Top Speed:

The MG B GT V8 - [1973] has a top speed of 125 mph (201.1 kph)

MG B Acceleration:

This B accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 7.7 seconds or 0-100kph in 8.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.84 seconds with a trap speed of 83.5 mph.

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MG B GT V8 - [1973]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1973 | Type: Cabriolet
  • Engine: 3532 cc (215.5 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V 8
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 4 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 125 mph (201.1 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 7.7 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 8.0 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 24.4 secs
  • Power: 137 bhp (102 kW) @ 5000 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1084 kgs (2389 lbs)
  • Torque: 193 lb-ft (261.6 Nm) @ 2900 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 16.31 secs @ 83.5 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 126.3 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 178.0 lb-ft
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