Category Archives: Grand Touring

1967 MGB GT – Body Restoration

Following on from my last post about deciding to get the MG restored the first task was to tackle the corroded and tatty bodywork. I don’t have any skill in this area so I had always planned to get a … Continue reading

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1967 MGB GT – Time for restoration

It’s been a while since posting anything on here but having a child will do that to your free time! A number of months ago I realised that the MG was in dire need of some TLC, whilst perfectly usable … Continue reading

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1967 MGB GT – Electronic Ignition

With a view to putting an end to my ignition problems I’ve decided to take the plunge with electronic ignition for my MGB GT. Having looked at a few electronic ignition systems I found some of the neatest (and by … Continue reading

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1967 MGB GT – Ignition Woes

Having owned the MG for about two years now I’m still enjoying it every time I drive it. However, I have an issue that seems to reoccur all too frequently. It seems that whenever I take the car for a … Continue reading

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1967 MGB GT – Introduction

When the MGB was launched in 1962 it was hardly a revolution in terms of new technology, the suspension configuration was nothing new and the engine design had pre-war origins.¬† However, its pretty styling, reasonable performance, predictable handling and low … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Espada

The Espada is a legendary car from Lamborghini, fantastic to look at and true grand touring capability thanks to its spacious cabin and V12 engine. ¬†Although the design is more coupe than shooting brake, its striking Bertone styling and practicality … Continue reading

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Under the Radar (Ferrari 456)

Four seater Ferraris are hardly a secret but overshadowed by their two seater counterparts they seem to fade into the mists of time.  Sometimes this is for good reason, the awkward looking 308 GT4 or the 400i anyone?  However, Ferrari’s … Continue reading

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Jaguar XJS

When the XJ-S launched in 1975 it was a stark contrast to the E-type that preceded it. It’s modern design with flying buttresses at the rear were controversial and the character of the car was more refined, a grand tourer … Continue reading

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