MG RV8 // Only 15K Genuine Miles // SOLD SIMILAR REQUIRED (1995)




MG RV8 // Only 15K Genuine Miles // 2 Owner Car

Interior & Equipment

Immaculate and unmarked Connolly Stone Beige leather, (Code SMJ) with a ruched pattern and Elm Burr veneer facia panel, centre console and door cappings the interior is pure luxury.  The original VDO black-on-white gauges all work perfectly, all interior chrome fittings are of a very high standard.  The deep pile dark stone beige carpets with original MG carpet overmats are free from wear and look as new.  The original leather gear knob is unmarked these are often replaced with wooden items due to adverse wear… A stunning cockpit.

Standard Equipment

Moulded body coloured sills, halogen headlamps, analogue clock, voltmeter, intermittent wipe, twin horns, cigar lighter, lights-on buzzer, courtesy light delay, boot lamp, illuminated glovebox, remote boot release, rear tonneau, leather centre armrest, 3-speed heater fan.

Additional Equipment

Clarion Premium Sound System, Alarm and Immobiliser, Windstop and Storage Bag, Original Half Tonneau, Full Tonneau, EZ Power Steering.


The immediately recognisable hourglass shape of the MG RV8 is finished in optional pearlescent Woodcote Green, (Code HPE) at a cost of £750 when new.  A uniformed and deep gloss finish is evident throughout. The all original correct panels produced by Abbey Panels are virtually unmarked and panel fit as per it left the factory. The original factory fitted soft top made by Tickford is pristine and rear screen perfectly clear, the original half tonneau is perfect also comes with a full tonneau. All original external decals are in exceptional order as is the brightwork and lights.  The original windscreen still supports the factory etched chassis number… A Classic is born.

Wheels Tyres & Brakes

The unmistakeable lattice cast alloy 15x6J road wheels have been fully diamond cut and restored to the highest standard to remove the inherent lacquer lifting issues that plagued these cars. The original MG centre security caps are unmarked.  The Zender split rim bolts have no corrosion or damage. All Matching Goodyear 205/65 R15 tyres are as new.  The Servo assisted ventilated front disc brakes with 4-piston callipers and rear drums give the car excellent braking capability.

Engine & Transmission

The 3.9 litre V8 is extremely usable with lots of torque and 190bhp giving effortless midrange power.  0-60mph in 5.9 seconds and a top speed of 135mph this MG is no slouch.  The engine bay is spotlessly clean and factory original with all markings plates and stickers present.  The addictive V8 burble through the twin stainless exhaust pipe is magical.  The strong 5-speed gearbox changes with ease and precisely, the clutch is light and progressive, fitted with EZ Power Steering making it a joy to drive.


The MG RV8 was always destined to become a classic with just 1983 units made. This outstanding example spent thirteen years with the only Japanese owner, Mr Otani of Oiso, Kanagawa who purchased the car from Sanachi Motors, Odawara on the 6thApril 1995. The history file contains original service invoices from new through to 2006 all carried out by MG Authorised Dealers Sanachi Motors. The MG was re-imported back to the UK in 2008 where it has only had only 1 MG Owners Club enthusiast owner since. A brand new VDO in mph was installed and professionally fitted by Clive Wheatley in October 2009. At this stage the original VDO read 22379km since then a further 1979 miles have been recorded on the new VDO making a total of 15965 fully documented miles. The comprehensive history file contains original keys, MG Leather bound wallet with MG Handbooks, maintenance manual, every MOT since 2008 and a collection of paperwork for servicing and repairs since new.

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We will consider any part exchange with funds either way no matter what it is.  We have buyers in all fields of expertise so we would consider modern cars, vans, caravans, motorhomes, motorcycles and of course any classic so just give us a call or drop us an email.

We can deliver any vehicle throughout the UK and Europe using our own covered transport or using one of our vehicle logistic partners, please ask for details.

MOT Until April 2019 and full HPI Report supplied.

Low Rate Finance can be arranged please ask for details.

More Details

The MG RV8 was bought to fruition by Rover Special Projects team, a team of 30 planners, engineers and designers based at Gaydon, Rovers test track in Warwickshire.  Headed by RSP Director, Steve Schlemmer, the project was called Adder in recognition of the Anglo-American Cobra of the 60s, their objective was to recreate the MGB as it would have been had it never left production. Launched at the British Motor Show in 1992, the MG RV8 marked the welcome return of the MG sports car and the famous octagonal badge.  At a price of £26,500 when new just 1983 units were made of which 1581 were sold to Japan.  


Based in the heart of Staffordshire in a small village near Cannock Chase we are a family run business that provide a simple but satisfying experience of buying a hand-picked piece of motoring history. Our passion for all Classic Vehicles is second to none. We select only the very best vehicles then present them ready for you to just enjoy.

We are completely hands on with very high standards sourcing the very best and most desirable makes and models. We clean and detail each and every vehicle, as we're a bit OCD and love enjoying them at every opportunity.

All our vehicles come with lengthy MOT's, documented history files and a comprehensive pre-delivery inspection so it's ready for you to just enjoy.

Integrity and passion are the cornerstones of our business in creating a truly exceptional customer experience. Whether you are new to the world of classic vehicles or an existing collector, every aspect of our business is geared towards your satisfaction and giving unbiased advise on your chosen investment.

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  • Mileage: 15,950
  • Year: 1995
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Convertible
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Green


  • Engine layout: Front Engined
  • Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
  • Engine size (Litres): 3.9
  • Engine configuration: 8 cylinder
  • Cylinder layout: Na
  • Cylinders: 8
  • Engine power (BHP): 185
  • Top speed (MPH): 135
  • Driven wheels: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Previous owners: 2

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