MGB Roadster Restoration & Modernisation Specialists

MGB Roadster built to your individual specification

Hull, East Yorkshire

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Let us Craft Your Dream MGB Roadster: A Bespoke Rebuild Guide

This guide will steer you towards a bespoke rebuild experience, transforming an MGB Roadster classic car into a unique reflection of your desires. is a site of Terry Lucas.

Beyond Restoration: The Bespoke Advantage

Our bespoke rebuild transcends mere restoration. It’s about meticulously recreating your vision, from the V8 engine’s roar to the leather’s embrace. Unlike a “restored” car, a bespoke MGB becomes an extension of you, boasting performance and aesthetics tailored to your specific preferences.

Finding Your Bespoke Partner

The key to a successful bespoke rebuild lies in selecting the perfect restoration team. Here’s how to navigate the search:

  1. Seek Recommendations from Fellow MGB Enthusiasts: Talk to fellow MGB owners, their personal experiences are invaluable in uncovering reputable bespoke rebuilders.
  2. Experience is Paramount: Don’t settle for anything less than seasoned professionals. Look for a workshop with a proven track record in bespoke MGB rebuilds. Years of experience translate to a deep understanding of the car’s intricacies and the ability to translate your vision into reality.
  3. A Workshop Visit Speaks Volumes: A personal visit to the restoration facility is crucial. Observe the work environment – is it clean, organised, and well-equipped? This reflects the workshop’s overall approach to quality and professionalism.

The Bespoke Consultation: Your Vision Takes Shape

During your initial consultation, discuss your Bespoke V8 MGB Roadster in detail. Reputable workshops will actively listen to your desires, from engine upgrades to custom upholstery. They should be able to guide you through the available options and potential challenges, ensuring your vision remains achievable.

Remember: Transparency is key to a successful and enjoyable rebuild experience and by following these steps, you’ll be well on your way to crafting a bespoke V8 MGB Roadster – a classic car reborn as a unique testament to your taste and passion for the open road.

Thank you,

Terry Lucas

Specification system

Please read our Restomod Specification System for further information about:


  1. Detailed Bodywork and Underbody Protection;
  2. Overhauled Braking and Suspension Systems;
  3. Engine and Drivetrain Rejuvenation;
  4. Exterior Refresh with Modern Touches;
  5. Luxurious Interior Revival;
  6. Final Touches and MOT Certification

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 Roadster Restoration Gallery

MGB Roadster Heritage shell

MGB Roadster, FInished in Tartan Red with black trim and red piping. Rebuilt on a Heritage shell around 2002 and still in very good condition. Chrome wire wheels, luggage rack, the MG needs some minor work but a solid clean example that would be an easy winter project.

MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 1 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull
MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 1 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB Roadster Heritage shell rebuild

MGB Roadster, fully rebuilt in 2015 using a new Heritage body shell, finished in midnight blue with tan trim.

The MG was fully rebuilt in 2015 which included a rebuilt unleaded 1800cc engine, rebuilt overdrive gearbox, rebuilt brakes suspension, new trim, new chrome etc…

The specification includes:

  • 15″ chrome wire wheels;
  • S/S sports manifold and exhaust Electronic ignition;
  • Electric cooling fan;
  • Uprated heater;
  • Brake servo;
  • Poly bushes;
  • Bilstein front suspension;
  • Walnut dashboard;
  • Walnut door cappings;
  • Wooden steering wheel;
  • Retro radio.
MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 2 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull
MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 2 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB Roadster 3.5 V8

MGB V8 Roadster, fully rebuilt in 2019 and covered 8000 KM since. Finished in Pewter Silver with full red trim. 3500cc V8 engine with Mazda 5 speed gearbox. Uprated brakes and suspension.

  • 15″ Chrome wire wheels;
  • Carpet underfelt;
  • Door mirrors;
  • Leather centre console in red;
  • Boot carpet in red;
  • Wood rim steering wheel;
  • Cream gauges;
  • Pan hard rod for rear axle;
  • Left hand drive;
  • Metallic paint finish;
  • Mohair hood in red.

Can be converted to RHD if required.

MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 3 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull
MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 3 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB V8 Roadster rebuild

MGB Roadster V8 Rebuild MGB Roadster V8 Rebuilt to individual specification and fully prepared with a rebuilt V8 engine along with a new 5 speed gearbox.

Uprated front suspension, 4 pot front brakes, Stainless Steel Sports manifold and exhaust system, leather seats.

MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 4 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull
MGB Roadster Restoration Gallery 4 - Bespoke MGB - CCHL Hull

MGB's World

MGB History


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.



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


Unique specification system, developed in close collaboration with customers.

Please read our Restoration Specification system and Rebuild scheme here.

Restomod brief


An accesible brief of a MGB restoration process

Please read our Restoration & Modernisation brief here.

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East Yorkshire, HU5 1SY


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