MG MGB Mk III Rubber bumper

MG MGB Mk III Rubber bumper - key facts

  • Following it’s introduction in 1974, the MG MGB Mk III Rubber bumper continued in production until 1980.
  • 60mph was reached in 12.2 seconds.
  • Maximum speed of the MG MGB Mk III Rubber bumper was 103 mph.
MG MGB Mk III Rubber bumper Specifications
From 1974
Until 1980
Length13ft 1in4m
Width4ft 10in1.5m
Kerb Weight2260lb/1ton1025kg
Engine displacement1798cc110cu in
Cylinder LayoutInline
Valve operationOverhead valve
Power Output95bhp @ 5400rpm94PS @ 5400rpm
Specific Output53bhp/litre0.87bhp/cu in
Torque Output110lbft @ 3000rpm149Nm @ 3000rpm
Specific Torque83Nm/litre
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel systemTwin Carburettor
Carburettor makeSU
Power to weight94bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-50mph8.5 seconds
Acceleration 0-60mph12.2 seconds
Standing Qtr mile18.7 seconds
Top speed103mph166km/h
Fuel consumption21mpg8.93km/l
Engine locationFront
Engine alignmentLongitudinal
Driven wheelsRear
Front SuspensionIndependent Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionBeam axle half eliptic leaf
BrakesDisc front, Drum rear
Gearbox type4 speed Manual with Overdrive option or Automatic
Number of gears4
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