MG V8 tells in unprecedented detail the stories of some of the most powerful and exciting cars ever to wear the evocative MG octagon badge. Topics covered include: The story of each MG V8 model, from concept to development and production; Detailed information tables of notable cars and their chassis numbers for each model, plus special editions and colour charts; Interviews with the original MG V8 design and engineering teams; Background on development and testing work on each model; Rare input and insight from many of the outside suppliers and specialists who helped develop the cars; Information on sales and servicing literature, production changes, product placement, celebrity stories and much more. Illustrated with 400 pictures, including concept cars, design sketches and specially commissioned photography. For the first time, a complete and in-depth history of each of these remarkable MG V8 models. Covers concept through to development and production. Will be of great interest to all MG and motoring enthusiasts. Superbly illustrated with 400 colour photographs, many specially commissioned. David Knowles is one of the foremost MG historians of his generation.parts of the industry still outside the BMC sphere of influence, and undoubtedly helped nudge Jaguar towards a relationship with BMC, and ... But itwas a fudge, and made little practical difference to the underlying problems that BMC was facing. ... The Abingdon engineers looked at the 4.5litre Daimler Majestic Major engine, butfound that it could notbemade tofitwithout drastic surgery to the engine bay.
|Publisher||:||Crowood - 2013-03-01|