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1967-1971 MG B MkII/III specifications

1967-1971 MG B MkII/III specifications Classic and Performance Car

Upgrading the evergreen MGB to MkII specification was enough to keep Abingdon busy and sales on a high. The four-speed gearbox finally received synchromesh on all forward ratios, and an optional Borg-Warner automatic gearbox became available. In 1970 the MkII was treated to a BL style front end, which did away with the chrome grille surround and slats. MG fans hated the cost-constrained new style, and it was soon canned. The return to chrome ushered in the MkIII, which received a number of improvements to keep the MGB looking fresh. Prices shown for Roadster. Deduct a third for GT values.

Production

  • Production:
    310,077
  • Price (excellent)
    £10,000
  • Price (good):
    £8,000
  • Price (average):
    £4,250
  • Price (project):
    £1,750

Performance

  • 0-60mph:
    13.0secs
  • Top speed:
    104.0mph
  • Power:
    84.0bhp
  • Torque:
    105.0lb/ft
  • MPG:
    25.0mpg

Engine

  • Configuration:
    in-line four
  • Aspiration:
    Normal
  • Fuel:
    Petrol
  • Fuel delivery:
    carburettor

Chassis

  • Suspension Front:
    Independent, upper and lower wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar, lever arm hydraulic dampers
  • Suspension Rear:
    live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, lever arm hydraulic dampers
  • Steering:
    rack and pinion
  • Bodyframe:
    metal monocoque
  • Transmission:
    Four-speed manual

Dimensions

  • Length:
    4020mm
  • Wheelbase:
    2311mm
  • Width:
    1568mm
  • Height:
    1295mm
  • Weight:
    1158kgs

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