Produced between 1985 and 1991, the 1994cc O series
engine developed 152 bhp @ 5100 rpm and 169ftlb torque @ 3500 rpm with its Garrett
T3 turbocharger, developing 10 psi. Single SU carburetter. Honda derived 5-speed
gearbox. Top speed 126 mph and 0 - 60 mph in 7.3 seconds. At its launch, the MG
Montego Turbo was the fastest saloon car in production.
Number built: 7,276.
Produced from 1984 to 1991, the 1994cc O series engine
with electronic fuel injection developed 115 bhp @ 5500 rpm and 134lbft @ 2800
rpm. Honda derived 5-speed gearbox. Top speed 115 mph and 0 - 60 mph in 9.2 seconds.
Number built: 34,476.
Produced in 1989, the 1994cc
O series engine developed 152 bhp @ 5100 rpm and 169ftlb torque @ 3500 rpm with
its Garrett T3 turbocharger developing 10 psi. Single SU carburetter. Top speed:
128 mph and 0 - 60 mph in 6.7 seconds. More
Numbers built: 505 production cars.
Produced in 1984, the 2991cc 90 degree 24v V6 engine
developed 410 bhp @ 9000 rpm in 'International spec' and 270ftlb torque @ 6500
rpm. With a 5 speed gearbox delivering power to all 4 wheels it achieved 0 - 60
mph in 4.3 seconds. Developed by Williams Grand Prix Engineering to a specification
by Patrick Head, the 6R4 was created to exploit the infamous Group B rules, giving
over 400 bhp in 'works' trim and 250 bhp in Clubman spec. Initially used a Rover
V8 engine shortened to a V6 with new heads and blocks to create an entirely new
engine. Number built: 205. More
Launched in 1983 with the 1598cc R series engine, upgraded
to the 1600cc S series engine in July 1984 with the 2.0 EFi O series engine from
October 1984 until the end of production in 1991. In
its final form with electronic fuel injection it developed 115 bhp @ 5500 rpm,
34lbft @ 2800 rpm. Honda derived 5-speed gearbox. Top speed 115 mph and 0 - 60
mph in 8.5 seconds. Numbers built: 12,427 (R series), 2,762 (S series), 32,725
(O series), 47,914 (total). More
Produced from 1983 to 1990 with the 1275cc
OHV A+ series engine developing 93 bhp @ 6130 rpm and 85ftlb torque @ 4000 rpm
with its Garrett AiResearch T3 Turbocharger, developing 4-7 psi. Single SU HIF
44 carburetter and a 4 speed gearbox. Top speed 112 mph and 0 - 60 mph: 9.9 seconds.
The Metro Turbo had the most powerful production A series engine ever.
from 1982 to 1990 with a 1275cc OHV A+ series engine which developed 72 bhp @
6000 rpm and 73ftlb torque @ 4000 rpm. Single SU HIF 44 carburetter and a 4 speed
gearbox. Top speed 103 mph and 0 - 60 mph in 10.9 seconds.
Number built: 120,197.
1100 & 1300|
Produced from 1962 to 1973 with a 1098cc
OHV engine (as used on the later in MG Midgets) developing 55 bhp @ 5500 rpm.
Twin carburetters, front disc brakes, a 4 speed gearbox and an all-independent
suspension with Hydrolastic springing.
Number built: 157,409 (all models).