1994 MG RV8

Lot: 361

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 3.9L 1994 MG RV8 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Exported to Japan when new and returned to the UK in 2006 ...

  • 3946cc aluminium-alloy V8 engine with 188bhp and a lusty 318Nm of torque
  • Woodcote Green paintwork unfaded and glossy, panels straight, no dents 
  • Walnut veneers, seating and carpets in very good condition. Recent new mohair hood
  • New starter motor, battery, boot hydraulic stays, central exhaust and upgraded suspension bushes 
  • Approx 53,000 miles (86,000 km). Freshly serviced (24/04/19)
  • All bills, MOTs etc including Japanese history (in Japanese). MOT valid until 23/04/20

Lot Details

Registration: M197 OEL RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1994 Engine size: 3.9L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 53000
Model: RV8 MOT expiry: 2020-05-22
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: SARRAWBMBMG000592

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Exterior excellent, panels straight, no dents, no rust, glossy pearlescent paint, recent new mohair hood.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Clean unmarked leather, no cracks or crazing on wood trim, carpets good.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Just serviced. Engine starts and runs promptly, revs cleanly, does not smoke or use any oil.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


All perform as they should, no problems.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


All good, plenty of tread on tyres, suspension bushes recently uprated.


Minor: Major:


All perform as original, but air con a bit feeble.

Vehicle History


All bills, MOTs etc including Japanese history (in Japanese).

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history