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MGB!!

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by Nodzed, Sep 13, 2019 at 12:45 PM.

  1. Nodzed

    Nodzed Zorg Guru (V)
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    This is the 1968 MGB prototype that just didn't make it, rather nice I would suggest? .......and to think the car that did get produced instead was the TR7 :facepalm:. Only trouble was BL was going to use the Maxi engine and gearbox soooo maybe all ended well ;)

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  2. Delk

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    Looks perfectly suited to cut zombies off at the knees.
     
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  3. gookah

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    a bit of TR7 in that front end
     
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  4. andyglym

    andyglym Shiny Dust Caps Make Your Zed Go Faster.
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    A shocker! :woot:
     
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    It must have been a really bad handling car because see if you look closely you can see its kiddie car stabilizer wheels:whistle::whistle:

    =))=))=))
     
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    Mid-engined? Considering what they did to the MGB with the hideous front bumper I can't see that front end making it into production.
     
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    Reminds me a lot of the Saab Sonnett a brilliant car but hardly ever seen, it was built from the late 60s saab sonnett.jpg
     
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    From the side it looks like a Lancia Stratos but with smaller wheels. It looks too stylish for a BL production
     
  10. Robert Wiles

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    Just imagine how that would have turned out with BMC/BL's lack of development and general shoddiness of the time. Think of the fun to be had working on the mid-mounted Maxi engine and transmission.....
     
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