MGB GT V8 Restoration & Modernisation Specialists

MGB V8 built to your individual specification

Hull, East Yorkshire

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Unleash the Legend: Bespoke MGB GT V8 Reborn

The MGB GT V8: a symphony of power and style, why settle for less than ours? Let us ignite your journey to a bespoke rebuild, crafting an MGB GT V8 that roars with your individuality.

BespokeMGB.com is a site of Terry Lucas.

From Resto to Bespoke

  • Restored: A recreation of the original GT V8.
  • Bespoke: Your vision unleashed, from the thrumming heart of the engine to the handcrafted interior, every detail reflects your desires.

Finding Your Bespoke Forge

  1. Seek Out the MGB V8 Tribe: Network with fellow enthusiasts! Their experiences are invaluable in uncovering workshops that specialise in bespoke MGB GT V8 rebuilds. Online forums and car clubs are prime hunting grounds.
  2. Experience is important: Look for a workshop that boasts a proven track record in bespoke MGB GT V8 builds. Years of expertise translate to a deep understanding of this iconic car’s soul. They’ll breathe life into your vision, transforming it from dream to reality.
  3. Witness the Workshop’s Mettle: A personal visit is paramount. Is the space immaculate, organized, and brimming with top-notch equipment? This reflects the workshop’s commitment to meticulous craftsmanship and unwavering professionalism.

Remember: A bespoke rebuild is an investment in automotive passion. Be upfront about your budget and discuss a detailed cost breakdown with the workshop. Transparency is the fuel that propels a successful rebuild.

By following these steps, you’ll be well on your way to forging a bespoke MGB GT V8 – a legend reborn, a testament to your discerning taste and your love for the open road.

Thank you,

Terry Lucas

Factory MGB GT V8 specification details at a glance

Production years 1973 – 1976
Body type GT version only from factory
Engine 3528cc V8
Bore 88.9mm
Stroke 71.1mm
Compression ratio 8.25:1
Engine block Aluminium block
Fuel Twin SU cCarbs
Fuel tank 12 gallons
Max power 137bhp @5000rpm
Maximum torque 193lb ft. @2900rpm
Power to weight ratio 128.4 bhp/ton
Maximum speed 125mph
0-60mph 8.5 seconds
Fuel consumption 22mpg/td>
Gear box 4 speed manual with overdrive
Brakes Discs front and drums rear
Steering Rack and pinion
Wheels – Composite Alloy Centre’s / steel rims 5J x 14
Tyres 175HR 14 radial tyres

Testing authority

The vehicle is then presented to the Ministry of Transport Testing Authority for the final examination before registration and road testing begins.

MGB GT V8 Restoration Gallery

MGB GT V8

MGB GT full rebuild with rebuilt V8 engine mated to a new 5 speed gearbox, Edelbrock carb and electronic ignition. Stainless Steel sports manifold and exhaust system. Uprated brakes and suspension along with polyurethane bushes, New trim including leather seats and new chrome bumpers and grille.

Indicative Restoration Price Service: £36,000.00

MGB GT full rebuild with rebuilt V8 engine mated to a new 5 speed gearbox
MGB GT full rebuild with rebuilt V8 engine mated to a new 5 speed gearbox - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB GT full rebuild

Fully rebuilt MGB GT or Roadster. You can choose exterior colour to interior trim along with any other additions or alterations you may require, the standard build includes, overdrive gearbox, unleaded engine, leather seats, s/s exhaust system.

Indicative Restoration Price Service: £30,000.00

MGB GT full rebuild - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull
MGB GT full rebuild - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB GT V8

MGB GT V8 rebuild using a new Heritage bodyshell, to be prepared to individual specification so you can control the exterior colour to the interior trim.

The engine is a rover V8 unit fully reconditioned and will be mated to a new 5 speed Mazda gearbox.

The brakes are 4 pot system with uprated discs and pads along with a uprated front suspension system and uprated rear shock absorbers.

Polyurethane bushes throughout.

Leather seats in your colour option and full retrim.

Wheel option can be chosen from either 15″ Mini lite style alloy wheels to 15″ chrome wire wheels. The rebuild is a complete package with uprated brakes and suspension along with S/S sports RV8 style manifolds and exhaust system for that V8 roar.

Indicative Restoration Price Service: £44,000.00

MGB GT V8 fully rebuild - Bespoke MGB
MGB GT V8 fully rebuild - Bespoke MGB

MGB GT V8

MGB GT or Roadster V8 We offer a full rebuild with a rebuilt V8 engine and a new 5 speed gearbox, Edelbrock carburettor and electronic ignition.

Stainless Steel sports manifold and exhaust system. Uprated brakes and suspension along with polyurethane bushes, new trim including leather seats of your choice of colour as well as new chrome bumpers and grille.

Indicative Restoration Price Service: £38,000.00

MGB GT Restoration - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull
MGB GT Restoration - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB's World

MGB History

Cultural

From early experiences of driving to fond memories of friends or relatives owning one to the all too familiar tale of parting ways with a cherished MG to make way for a family-friendly car with more seats or as a deposit for a new home.

Please read our own History about MGB's cars here.

MGB V8

Technical

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a newbie with a passion, here’s a comprehensive guide on what you need to know before making the MGB V8 your next prized possession.

Let’s shift gears and delve deep!

Read our comprehensive guide here.

Specification system

Restoration

Unique specification system, developed in close collaboration with customers.

Please read our Restoration Specification system and Rebuild scheme here.

Restomod brief

Restoration

An accesible brief of a MGB restoration process

Please read our Restoration & Modernisation brief here.

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