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MG V8

By David Knowles

ISBN: 9781847974518
PUBLISHED: 21/02/2013
PAGES: 320
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 280x215 mm
INSIDE: 400 colour photographs

MG V8 tells in unprecedented detail the stories of some of the most powerful and exciting cars ever to wear the evocative MG octagon badge.

Topics covered include:

  • The story of each MG V8 model, from concept to development and production
  • Detailed information tables of notable cars and their chassis numbers for each model, plus special editions and colour charts
  • Interviews with the original MG V8 design and engineering teams
  • Background on development and testing work on each model
  • Rare input and insight from many of the outside suppliers and specialists who helped develop the cars
  • Information on sales and servicing literature, production changes, product placement, celebrity stories and much more
  • Illustrated with 400 pictures, including concept cars, design sketches and specially commissioned photography

RRP: £35.00

Site Price: £28.00

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Latest Reviews
" I consider the book brilliant. There is so much detail on these models that you can't help but be impressed. "
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Reviewed By: MGB Driver

" May 1st was a wonderful day here in North America. On that date David Knowles latest book MG V8 became available in bookstores. Meticulously researched, richly illustrated and written in a style that is authoritative and yet remains accessible. Did we like it? No, we loved it! "
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Reviewed By: The Log Book (MG Drivers Club of North America)

" It must be the definitive work on this niche in MG history. The research is exhaustive and reveals plenty of fresh insisght. "
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Reviewed By: Classic & Sports Car

" All in all the incredible depth of information that is laid before the reader once again raises the bar, and this book is certain to become another standard historical reference for future use by all. This book should be a standard inclusion in any MG enthusiast's library where you can marvel at the behind the scenes activities and wonder that we actually have these V8 MGs to enjoy. "
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Reviewed By: Enjoying MG

" This book revels in all V8-powered MGs. It's packed with interesting information, prototype pictures and interviews with the people who were there. MGs aren't usually my thing but this was a brilliant read. "
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Reviewed By: Practical Classics

" This book is well presented and as comprehensive as you could hope for in its coverage of the wilder side of MG life. "
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Reviewed By: Classic Cars

" Make no mistake - this book is a heavyweight in every sense of the word. Meticulously researched, richly illustrated and written in a style that is authoritative and yet remains easily accessible. Did we like it? No, we loved it, and we think you will too! "
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Reviewed By: MGE

" The richness of the book is essentially the thoroughness and detail - it's as far from a cold research paper as you could imagine, but the insights the book reveals on MG V8 history are both interesting and informative. "
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Reviewed By: Safety Fast

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