MGB GT V8 1975-76
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MGB GT V8 1975-76 specifications
Engine
Cylinders: 90 degree V8
Bore: 88.96 mm Stroke: 71.1mm
Displacement: 3,528cc
Valves: pushrod/overhead
Cylinder Head: cast iron
Compression ratio: 8.25:1
Carburettors: Twin SU 1.75 in HIF6
Power output: 137bhp at 5000rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 123mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 8.6secs
Overall fuel consumption: 23mpg

Transmission
Clutch: 9.5 in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed, all synchromesh
Ratios: Top 1.0, 3rd 1.25,
2nd 1.97, 1st 3.13,
reverse 2.81
Overdrive: Laycock Type LH 0.82
Final drive: 3.07:1
Brakes
Lockheed servo assisted
Front: 10.75in disc,
Rear: 10 x 1.75in drum

Steering
Rack and pinion,
2.9 turns lock to lock

Suspension
Front: Independent, coil & wishbone
Rear: Half elliptic, leaf spring
Dampers: lever arm, front & rear

Wheels
Composite 5J cast alloy centres

Construction
Unitary all steel
Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 7in
Track - front: 4ft 1in
Track - rear: 4ft 1.25in
Overall length: 12ft 10.7in
Overall width: 5ft
Overall height: 4ft 1.4in
Ground clearance: 4.5in
Turning circle: 34ft
Kerb weight: 21.6cwt

MGB GT V8 Production
Total(1972-76): 2,591
1972: 3 (chrome bumpers)
1973: 1,069 (chrome bumpers)
1974: 854 (chrome bumpers)
1975: 489
1976: 176