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How much horsepower does a 1976 MGB have?

How much horsepower does a 1976 MGB have?

1976 MG MGB (46.6 kW / 63 PS / 62.5 hp) (for North America ) specs review.

What engine does a 1976 MGB have?

Power was from a 3528cc Rover V8 engine offering 137 horsepower. 0-60 mph took around 8 seconds and it had a top speed of 125 mph. The all-alloy engine was lighter than the cast iron unit of the standard MGB.

Which year is the best MGB?

A brief review of the MGB’s history provides an easy answer to what is considered the “best” MGB to buy: The cars from model years 1966 and 1967 get that accolade. They still carried the classic body style, highlighted by shiny bumpers and a pretty grille.

How much horsepower does a MGB have?

Horsepower was rated at 95 net bhp on both five-main-bearing and earlier three-bearing cars with peak power coming at 5,400 rpm with a 6,000 rpm redline. Torque output on the MGB had a peak of 110 lb⋅ft (150 N⋅m) and fuel consumption was around 25 mpg.

Why are MGB so cheap?

Not only is the MGB cheap to buy and run because it’s powered by a lowly 1.8-litre pushrod engine, but the vast number of survivors means club and specialist support is pretty much unrivalled – at least for a car that went out of production in the early 1980s.

What does the B stand for in MGB?

MGB. Main Ground Bus. MGB. Morris Garage Model B (vehicle)

Are MGB cars reliable?

Mechanical parts availability is excellent. Ancillary to the engine is the car’s electrical system, and despite Lucas jokes, an MGB in good health is a very reliable car.

Are MGB going up in value?

MGBs are steadily growing in value while more exotic choices slip from the heights. Broad appeal matched with plentiful supply has insulated the MGB from market volatility in the past, and the classic car price boom of recent years only saw modest growth from these evergreen roadsters and coupés.

Is a MGB a good investment?

Hands down the MGB is the best classic car investment, these cars have been going up in value over the last 10 years.

How can I make my MGB faster?

Always port the head, then change the cam. Second, as cams get more aggressive (bigger), they usually need a higher static compression ratio to support them. Think about it this way: If you increase the cam’s duration so the valves are staying open longer, you are lowering the effective compression ratio of the engine.

How much does an MGB weigh?

2030 lb
Car Specifications – MGB ROADSTER 62-70

Vehicle Identification
Toe-In 1/16 to 3/32 in (1.5 to 2.3 mm)
Unladen Weight 1920 lb (871 kg)
Curb Weight 2030 lb (920 kg)
Gross Weight 2430 lb (1102 kg) max

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