MG

  • $1k built in England
  • 1962
  • 95 HP 1.8L
  • 106 mph
As a depature from the MGA's design, the MGB was made around a monocoque steel chassis.
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This car is commonplace among enthusiasts who still take advantage of its affordable price and genuine sporting performance.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the MG B

0-60mph

MG B
12.2 s
Veyron
2.7 s
MP4-12C
3.1 s

Top speed

MG B
106 mph
Veyron
253 mph
MP4-12C
205 mph

0-100mph

MG B
52.3 s
Veyron
5.1 s
MP4-12C
5.9 s

1/4 mile

MG B
18.7 s
Veyron
10.2 s
MP4-12C
11 s

Data points Key details of the MG B

Price

MG B
$1k
Veyron
$1.50M
MP4-12C
$229k

Horsepower

MG B
95 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Viper SRT-10
603 HP

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MG B

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As a depature from the MGA's design, the MGB was made around a monocoque steel chassis.
For it's price, the only shortcoming of the car was the lack of hardtop or coupe version.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand MG
Price $1,055
Type of car Production car
Year 1962

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 21.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 95 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 110 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,798 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.16 in / 3.5 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,072 lb
Width 59.7 in
Height 49.4 in
Length 153.3 in
Front track width 49 in
Wheelbase 91 in

road tests

Top speed 106 mph
1/4 mile 18.7 s
0-60mph 12.2 s
0-100mph 52.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.64:1
  2. 2: 2.21:1
  3. 3: 1.37:1
  4. 4: 1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 356/? 102
Rear wheels 356/? 102
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