MG-RV8 UK Car
|Exterior Colour:||Flame Red|
|Interior Colour:||Stone Beige Leather|
|Date of Reg:||01/10/1993|
|Top Speed:||135 mph|
|Transmission:||5 Speed Manual|
|Engine Output:||185 bhp|
|Moulded body coloured sills, halogen headlamps, analogue clock, voltmeter, intermittent wipe, twin horns, cigar lighter, lights-on buzzer, courtesy light delay, boot lamp, illuminated glovebox, remote boot release, rear tonneau, leather centre armrest, 3-speed heater fan, Tool Kit.|
|JVC Digital Premium Sound System, Alarm and Immobiliser, Original Floor Mats plus Genuine MG Rubber Overmats, Genuine Factory Full and Half Tonneau, Shower Proof Tonneau, Full MG Car Cover, Day Time Running Lights, High Torque Starter Motor, Britool MG Tool Roll, Windstop.|
Immaculate and unmarked Connolly Stone Beige leather, (Code SMJ) with a ruched pattern and being a UK home market car the Elm Burr veneer facia panel, centre console and door cappings are flawless the interior is pure luxury. The original VDO black-on-white gauges all work perfectly, all interior chrome fittings are of a very high standard. The deep pile dark stone beige carpets with original MG carpet overmats are free from wear and look as new. The original leather gear knob is unmarked, a walnut gear knob has been fitted to preserve the original... A stunning cockpit
The immediately recognisable hourglass shape of the MG RV8 is finished in optional Flame Red (Code COF) this is 1 of only 16 produced in this colour, 15 for the UK Market and 1 for Europe. The all original paintwork has a uniformed and deep gloss finish throughout. The original correct panels produced by Abbey Panels are virtually unmarked and panel fit as per it left the factory, no evidence of corrosion as expected with a car that has spent most of its life tucked away in a garage. The original factory fitted soft top made by Tickford is pristine and rear screen perfectly clear, the original half tonneau is perfect also comes with a full tonneau. All original external decals are in exceptional order as is the brightwork and lights. The original windscreen still supports the factory etched chassis number… A Classic is born.
The unmistakeable 5 lattice cast alloy 15x6J road wheels have been fully diamond cut and restored to the highest standard to remove the inherent lacquer lifting issues that plagued these cars. The original MG centre security caps are unmarked. The Zender split rim bolts have no corrosion or damage. All Matching Dunlop SP Sport Fast Response 205/65 R15 tyres are as new the spare brand new. The Servo assisted ventilated front disc brakes with 4-piston callipers and rear drums give the car excellent braking feel and capability.
The 3.9 litre V8 is extremely usable with lots of torque and 190bhp giving effortless midrange power. 0-60mph in 5.9 seconds and a top speed of 135mph this MG is no slouch. The engine bay is spotlessly clean and factory original with all markings plates and stickers present. The addictive V8 burble through the twin original exhaust is magical. The strong 5-speed gearbox is perfect changing with ease and precisely, the clutch is light and progressive making it a joy to drive.
This is without doubt probably the most desirable and rare MG RV8 on the market today. This stunning UK car number 92 is 1 of just 15 supplied in Flame Red and has covered a mere 24k miles from new all fully backed up with an impressive documented history file. The service history is comprehensive with every MOT back to the 1990's. Supplied with original owner handbooks in the MG green leather wallet, 2 sets of keys with 2 remote key fobs and original MG green leather key ring.
Only ever having 2 owners this stunning RV8 was first registered to Mr Dignan of Barrow Upon Soar on 1st October 1993. The second owner an MG enthusiast purchased this stunning RV8 from MG main dealers Brown & Gammons Ltd on 28th October 1999 having only covered 10k miles and has lovingly cherished the car for the last 20 years covering a further 14k miles.
This is a stunning example that will appeal to enthusiast and collector alike. A truly exceptional preserved rare UK home market example with all original features it cannot fail to impress. Examples such as this do not become available very often and is not to be missed.
A Fresh 12 month MOT will be issued up on sale and of course the MG RV8 is HPI Clear.
The MG RV8 was bought to fruition by Rover Special Projects team, a team of 30 planners, engineers and designers based at Gaydon, Rovers test track in Warwickshire. Headed by RSP Director, Steve Schlemmer, the project was called Adder in recognition of the Anglo-American Cobra of the 60s, their objective was to recreate the MGB as it would have been had it never left production. Launched at the British Motor Show in 1992, the MG RV8 marked the welcome return of the MG sports car and the famous octagonal badge. At a price of £26,500 when new just 1983 units were made of which 1581 were sold to Japan.
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MOT Until April 2019 and of course is HPI Clear
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