Sunday, December 04, 2016

1961 MGA with a 675 hp Ford 5 liter has been trying for 5 years to break 200 mph at Bonneville

3 guys from Derbyshire England have been working on this for 5 years, and of course, several of the past years Bonneville was closed. This year they made it but had a fuel issue keeping them from breaking 200. Lotsa engine, not enough pump.

“There is a history of Ford engines in MGs, the SV and the SVR,” said Walker. “The trick, really, was to fit it all in the car.” That solution came in the form of installing the engine first, then setting the body on top of it. Then going to Hennesey and getting a blower added and dialed in

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