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  MGRV8 SPECIFICATIONS:

Max. Power Max. torque Max. speed
190 PS @ 4750 RPM 318 Nm @ 3200 RPM 135 mph 0-60: 5.9secs
Engine : Rover V8

Capacity: 3,950 cc

Number of cylinders: 8 in 90 degree Vee formation

Bore: 94mm

Stroke: 71.12mm

Compression ratio: 9.32:1

Fuel system: Lucas multi-point

Max. power: 190ps @ 4750 rpm

Max. torque: 318mm @ 3200 rpm

Performance: 0-60 mph (100 kph) 5.9seconds

Max speed :135 mph (230 kph)

Transmission: Rover LT77-5 speed manual Gearbox (Early Producation Cars)
                        Rover R380 5speed manual gearbox ( From VIN: 644 To End Of Production)
 

Gear
Ratio
MPH/1000rpm
KPH/1000rpm
Top
0.79
28.97
46.62
Fourth
1.00
22.90
36.85
Third
1.40
16.40
26.39
Second
2.09
10.98
17.67
First
3.32
6.91
11.12

Final Drive Ratio 3.31 to 1

Suspension: front Independent, double wishbone, coil springs and telescopic dampers with anti-roll bar.

Rear Live axle with twin taper leaf elliptic springs and telescopic dampers. Twin lower torque control arms with anti roll bar.

Steering: Rack and pinion

Brakes: Front 270 mm ventilated disks. Rear 9" drums with servo assistance

Wheels: Cast alloy 15" x 6J

Tyres: 205/65 x VR15

Fuel: Unleaded 95RON - Capacity 51 litres

Weight: 
  • Maximum weight with full tank of fuel 1090Kg
  • Maximum Gross weight 1310Kg

Dimensions: wheelbase -2330mm; Length 4010mm; Front track 1260mm; Rear track 1330mm; Height 1320mm; Width 1694mm.

Price - £26,000

Dimensions           Note: Click on the Image to Enlarge......

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RV8 PRODUCTION CHANGES IN DESIGN & TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

ITEM OF CHANGE
CHASSIS No. or VIN
* Engine wiring harness
281 on
* Oil pressure switch
281 on
* Headlight surround stud
312 on
* Sill tread plate and screws
313 on
* Alternator mounting
315 on
* Tonneau cover
340 on
* Sill covers
343 on
* Various door fittings
362 to 446 on
* Luggage space carpet
384 on
* Distributor
400 on
* Bonnet release cable (Japan)
446 on
* Rear bumper
446 on
* Catalyst assembly (Japan)
446 on
* Air Conditioning (Japan)
446 on
* Front coil spring (air conditioning only)
446 on
* Road wheels & centres
450 on
* Windscreen frame
451 on
* Windscreen seal to dash
451 on
* Windscreen seal to header rail
451 on
* Windscreen seal to A posts
451 on
* Hood & door waist rail
503 to 541
* Hood & door waist rail
542 on
* Door mirror cheaters
542 on
* Radio cables
555 on
* Under floor pipe assembly
606 on
* Windscreen foam packer
622 on
* Heater assembly
640 on
* Prop shaft bolts and nuts
644 on
* Gearbox manual transmission (TL77 to R380)
644 on
* Inlet manifold gasket
644 on
* Exhaust manifold gasket
669 on
* Control unit alarm
703 on
* Windscreen washer jets
799 on
* Main wiring harness
813 to 1078
* Radio and auto changer
890 on
* Front wheel arch flares (Japan)
971 on
* Main wiring harness (Note A/C cars different again)
1079 to 1325
* Front Wing Extentsions (eyebrows) discontinued on Jap Spec Cars
1250 on
* Fuel vapour separator
1695 on
Miscellaneous Items
* Bonnet stay & bush
No Data Available
* Screws on slam panel
No Data Available
* Chassis number to boot surround
No Data Available
* Distributor shroud
No Data Available
* Pedal box top
No Data Available
* Console warning light
No Data Available
* Extra hood seam and pocket added to hood
No Data Available
* Seat pocket changed
No Data Available
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RV8 COLOURS:

MG RV8 BODY COLOUR AND TRIM COMBINATIONS

The VIN Plate attached to the vehicle includes a code to ensure accurate identification of body colour and trim. 
This code and colour name should always be used when ordering replacement parts. 
The colour names shown under body colour are related to those in the vehicle colour charts and the Rover Paint Refinishing Manual. 

Body Colour Paint Code VIN Paint Code Trim Colour Colur Code VIN Trim Code
Nightfire Red
Pearlescent)
BLVC 916 COQ Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Caribbean Blue
(Pearlescent)
BLVC 911 UME Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Flame Red BLVC 818 COF Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Black BLVC 644 PMF Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
White Gold
(Metallic)
BLVC 933 GMK Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
British Racing Green
(Metallic)
BLVC 617 HNA Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Le Mans Green
(Pearlescent)
BLVC 1202 HPD Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Oxford Blue
(Pearlescent)
BLVC 1203 JSJ Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Woodcote Green
(Pearlescent)
BLVC 1204 HPE Stone Beige SMJ SMJ
Old English White
(Metallic)
BLVC 1205 NNX Stone Beige SMJ SMJ

NB. The colours of Le Mans Green, Oxford Blue, Woodcote Green and Old 
English White were an addition 750 .

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