Some information about the 1979 MG MGB
- MG MGB, model year 1979, version for North America
- 2-door roadster body type
- RWD (rear- wheel drive), manual 5-speed gearbox
- petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cui, advertised power: 46.6 kW / 62 hp / 63 PS ( SAE net ), Torque net: 119 Nm / 88 lb-ft
- characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4021 mm / 158.25 in, wheelbase: 2314 mm / 91.1 in
- reference weights: base curb weight: 1080 kg / 2381 lbs
- how fast is this car ? top speed: 146 km/h (91 mph) (theoretical);
- accelerations: 0- 60 mph 16 s; 0- 100 km/h 17.3 s (simulation ©automobile-catalog.com); 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 20.4 s (simulation ©automobile-catalog.com)
- fuel consumption and mileage: 16/30 mpg (U.S.), 14.7/7.8 l/100km, 19.2/35.9 mpg (imp.), 6.8/12.8 km/l EPA ratings average estimated by a-c: 9.9 l/100km / 28.4 mpg (imp.) / 23.6 mpg (U.S.) / 10 km/lSave
The MGB is a two-door sports car manufactured and marketed by the British Motor Corporation (BMC), later British Leyland, as a four-cylinder, soft-top roadster from 1962 until 1980. Variants include the MGB GT three-door 2+2 coupé (1965–80), the six-cylinder roadster and coupé MGC (1967–69), and the eight-cylinder 2+2 coupé, the MGB GT V8 (1973–76).
Replacing the MGA in 1962, production of the MGB and its variants continued until 1980, achieving sales for the MGB, MGC and MGB GT V8 combined of 523,836 cars. The MGB bodyshell was reprised in modified form with a limited run of 2,000 MG RV8 roadsters (1993–95).
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