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What we consider to be the Holy Grail of MGB sports cars a Costello MGB GT V8. Very rarely do these sought after cars come to the market with the history and provenance this model has. Having just had over £2000 spent on recommissioning the full rasping burble of that wonderful 3500cc V8 is now released. This MkII genre Costello example is believed to be the lowest mileage GT in existence. It's a one-owner car until 2018 spending quarter of a century in dry-storage, but is now ready to enjoy. For those preferring the concours look it will benefit from some light bodywork and paint to make it truly perfect.

42,500-mile Costello MkII MGB GT
Typical 1974 Costello Engineering Ltd. modifications:
3500cc Rover V8 mated to a 4-speed MGB gearbox with overdrive, rear-facing Weber, forward oil tank, double-knuckle steering column, single 12V battery, not-seen-before Costello steering wheel hub, 140mph speedo, cockpit-controlled electric cooling fan.
Dunlop V8 wheels
Original Costello V8 badge on rear panel
Registered: 8th February 1974 and sold by Wadham Stringer Limited, London to a Mr. J Roker.
Converted by Costello Engineering Limited, Farnborough, Kent: 8th March 1974
Costello Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Costello Register
Original receipt, logbook and Service Passport from Wadham Stringer Ltd
Costello Engineering Ltd receipt (super-rare!)
BHIHT Certificate
Full details of works carried out by Marston Meysey restorers including some photographs during and after restoration (circa 1990)
V5 from 1990 (J Roker)

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