Reader’s Ride of the Week: V12 MGB GT

By Ed Higginbotham
Feb 27, 2017 | MG

What’s the largest number of cylinders you’ve seen stuffed under the hood of an MGB? They’ve been the victims of engine swaps for decades, but forum member loosecanon took his MGB GT to another level. Under the hood you’ll find a Jaguar 5.3-liter V12. But the modifications don’t stop there. He built this car to compete in autocross, so in went a pushrod front suspension, Wilwood brakes and a Ford rear end—among many other modifications.

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Robbie GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
2/27/17 2:44 p.m.

That v12 might be a few engines ago...

wspohn HalfDork
2/27/17 2:54 p.m.

Yeah - think it is an Ecotec now.

TiggerWelder Reader
2/28/17 7:22 a.m.

One of the most fun build threads to read! Plan for a weekend of binge watching!

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