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Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!

Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!

Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!

It's not just a rebirth, it's a Reinterpretation of a classic. The legendary MGB, a symbol of British automotive history, is presented through two cool Restomods a renaissance, and the driving force behind it is the British company Frontline Cars. On one side of the spectrum we have the petrol engine, named as LE60. The name is a homage to the 60th anniversary of the original MGB, and its exclusivity is reflected in the strictly limited edition of only 30 units contrary. Each of the automobiles will not only feature a wider track and a subtly revised body, but will also be particularly light and just 1.122 kg put on the scales.

MGB as a restomod

The heart of the LE60 beats under the hood 4,8 liter Rover V8, the massive one 375 PS produces. To put that in perspective, that's nearly three times the performance of the original. With a torque of around 400 NM, that skillfully over a of Trembling designed Five-speed manual , and a Limited slip differential is passed on to the rear wheels, the LE60 races in just four seconds from 0 to 100 km/h.

And the elegance continues with stylish 16-inch alloy wheels and a completely new chassis, which was developed in close cooperation with Nitron was developed. The improved brakes, equipped with, also ensure safety and control Six-piston calipers front and Four piston behind, as well 310 mm large ventilated brake discs. If you turn to the electrical counterpart, you come across the model BEE. The electric beauty, seen in GT (coupe) form in the photos (but also available as a roadster), is by one Electric motor with 114 PS and 220 Nm torque driven.

There is even a manual transmission!

The electric motor delivers its power via a manual transmission to the rear axle. A special feature of this electric athlete is that it feels exactly like a conventional combustion engine - in fact it revs up to 9.000 U / min and has a classic clutch pedal and gear lever. The power source for the electrical masterpiece is a 40-kWh battery, which fully recharges in just over five hours. Despite the battery and the electric motor, the BEE weighs 1.186 kg. only slightly more than the V8.

The new creations will be released on 8. October the Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble to be admired. In addition, Frontline enables existing MGB owners to convert their classic cars to electric drive. Finally, it should be mentioned that Frontline Cars, which was released in 1991 Frontline Developments launched and renamed in 2023, plans to start deliveries of the LE60, BEE GT Coupé and BEE Roadster next year. An exciting new chapter in the story of a true classic!

Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!

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Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
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Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!
Legendary MGB returns as a restomod with V8 or electric drive!

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