1998 Rover MG RV8 - Lowest Mileage, Best Condition Example in Existence. Green Metallic.
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MG RV8 - Lowest Mileage, Best Condition Example in Existence.
The MG RV8 requires little introduction to classic MG enthusiasts as the last and best of the breed, produced in limited numbers between the end of 1994 till 1997. This particular example was registered in Japan in March 1998 and is believed to have been the last one produced for export to Japan. It's been meticulously maintained, rarely used and always garaged to preserve it in the as new condition you'll see in the pictures shown on our website's stock information. Make no mistake - this is an absolute collector's gem. In 10 years of purchasing RV8's for discerning buyers in UK we haven't found a better example.
Specification: The RV8 carries Rover's venerable 3946 cc aluminium alloy V8 with five main bearing crankshaft Hydraulic tappets. Using electronic fuel injection it produces 190 bhp @ 4750 RPM 318 Nm @ 3200 RPM and power is fed to the rear wheels via an LT 77 five speed manual transmission torque bias differential. . Official factory performance figures quoted a 135 mph top speed and 0-60 in 5.9secs.Front suspension: Independant, double wishbone, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers with sway bar.Rear suspension: Live axle with twin taper lear [sic], half elliptic springs and telescopic shock absorbers; twin lower torque control arms with sway bar.Wheels: 15 * 6J alloy wheels with 205/65 VR 15 tyres. Brakes are 270 mm ventilated disc brakes front, 9 inch drums rear. Curb weight: 1280 kgInterior comforts include: Full cream leather, deep pile carpet, Walnut veneer dashboard and door caps, air conditioning, VDO instrumentation, tonneau cover, audio system with boot mounted CD changer, etc. Note that a battery isolator switch has been thoughtfully fitted so it can be disconnected when the car's not in use for a long time - to preserve the battery. Note also the tool kit is unused and complete as is the original spare wheel. Condition Report: As pictures will show, condition of this car is like new. NONE of the usual faults of neglect such as worn leather, damaged mohair hood or back window, cracked wood veneers, rust (See also pictures underneath!) affect this car. It's in absolutely as new condition throughout, having been stored indoors throughout it's life to date.
This car is currently stored under cover in Japan and is available for prompt shipping - worldwide (Ask about our FOB package). For UK, our on the road package includes: Full UK conversion and preparation, new MOT, 6 Month's road tax and a comprehensive 12 month warranty complete with all accompanying paperwork pertaining to the car's history.
When new - price was £26,000 in UK. This car is available at £15,495 d with a deposit of £1,500 for prompt shipping. Please contact us for further information or to reserve this unique RV8. Don't delay - as once this car's gone we will certainly not be able to locate another of this calibre again.
Newera Imports - Established 1998. The only UK Import company with it's own genuine buyers in Japan. Premier source of the best hand picked specialist cars from Japan. As recommended by UK Import magazines, car clubs and enthusiast owners.