2002 MG Xpower Sv – Top Speed

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2002 MG Xpower Sv

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The MG XPower SV Veloce) is a sports car made in Italy in a factory owned by Bosi and leased by MG Rover, on the platform of the Qvale Mangusta.

It was revealed as a show car, the MG but it was considered too sedate. When the model was shown, designer Stevens had made the car very styling-wise. The conversion from a model to a production car, all requirements, was done in just 300 by the Swedish company Caran.

The was also to get a street price 100000 GBP, something was successful when the final landed at 70000 GBP.

The level MG XPower SV is powered by a 320 hp quad cam all-aluminium V8. Higher versions will follow, with the SV-R early year and followed by even extreme iterations which include the 765hp Bonneville unit. The SV range features an strong box frame chassis to a uniquely constructed carbon body shell which is in keeping the kerb weight to a 1540kg and the centre of gravity as low as

The range is aimed at individuals who a passion for high performance cars and like to test a abilities to the full. The MG XPower SV is an but above all responsive and well-mannered car is equally at home driving to the rack as it is performing on it.

The SV is an all-new from the team led by Peter whose portfolio includes renowned sports cars, now pinnacled by the McLaren F1. The steel and double wishbone suspension are by Vaccari and Bosi in Modena in with MG Sport and Racing’s development team.

In a bold from normal practice, a carbon fibre body a ground-breaking process new to the motor is used instead of more steel or aluminium. With developed by the UK based SP Group the panels have the same as steel but at only 25 percent of the a key requirement for a performance sports

On the entry level car, the engine is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission with to the rear wheels via a BTR limited differential. An automatic gearbox be available early next on the MG XPower SV.

With leather and clad competition seats customer has a choice of six interior colours matched to a wide of exteriors colours. However a interior or exterior can be selected via the programme.

With new exterior the SV is more aggressive than the MG X80 prototype with a front rear diffuser, side and a rear wing being for all cars. This offers the the optimum balance of driveability and

Extensive aerodynamic testing has carried out in wind tunnels, on the speed Nardo test in Southern Italy and the Nurburgring Prix circuit in Germany.

fitment in every car is the latest system from Omitec not only enables the car to be located and in case of theft for example, but links the vehicle to a central control centre at Longbridge.

Rollover protection on every car is by a fully integrated tubular and every SV is fitted with dual function three inertia reel racing which allow the driver the mobility of a seatbelt combined the extra security of a full harness. The system can be locked at the of a switch for more serious

Standard fitment for the MG XPower SV are split rim 8J x R18 wheels shod 225/40 ZR18 tyres at the and 10J x R18 with 265/40 ZR18 at the rear.

The MG XPower SV-R sport a new MG designed wheel by O.Z. The overall effect is a low and coupe, capable of extremely performance.


Weight the enemy of a sports car. The SV puts it to rout with its composite carbon fibre shell. Featherweight yet phenomenally A body pulled taut muscular mechanicals and wide

Honed to the needs of aerodynamics. A cabin for fine visibility.

SV: you that its every line is with a purpose. And if people it#8217;s merely a fabulous-looking well, you can live with



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Awaken the V8. It#8217;s a muted rumble, but a and eloquent one.

And now the high SV-R is available, giving a increase in power output the 320hp of the SV to 385hp in the SV-R. The performance of the SV-R comes a 5.0 litre XPower version of the 32 V8 engine, built in conjunction V8 tuning specialist Sean The car accelerates from standstill to 60 mph in than 5 seconds and top speed is in of 175 mph (284 km/h).


At advanced airflow management into play. Spot the splitter, rear diffuser and sills. They mate the flat underfloor to bring stability at speed.

Meshed intakes plus side vents feed and the engine.

Aerodynamics and chassis deliver true thoroughbred Rear-wheel drive. Double all-round, tuned for optimum damping and superb steering

Progressive breakaway characteristics plus switchable traction – mean the reassurance of a car always works with never biting back.

MG SV Club Sport spec

70 years ago, MG produced the K3 – an ultra high-performance road and track racer. K3 was and produced for the enthusiastic owner who to drive to a race, compete, win and home again.

In keeping this tradition, the XPower SV Sport proposition will customers to either buy a complete model ready for road and or to enhance the specification of their car competition derived parts.

The SV Club Sport features a powerful 5.0-litre V8 with a 0-62mph (100km/h) of c4.4 and a top speed limited to 195mph

The car on show at the British International Show is the MG XPower SV Club spec, in this case by a special 465bhp Sean tuned 5.0-litre quad-cam V8 A top speed in excess of 200mph and a 0-60mph (0-100km/h) time of seconds is possible. Engines much higher stages of even with factory nitrous oxide injection will be available to produce power outputs.

Typical of the way in a prospective customer might their XPower SV, this car is with Sparco carbon racing seats, a cabin-installed wheel, custom helmet cubbies, four point harnesses and Motec racing

Some of the specification of this car be carried over to the production of MG XPower SVs.

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