Some classic British sports cars have a reputation for being rather pleasing on the eye but have terrible reliability, and so we usually see them being built up with more modern engines and drivetrains. One popular car is the MG, there are a few versions that aren’t ridiculously rare but they have all the looks and chrome that a much more expensive and rare car from the same era would have. They were manufactured from 1962 up until 1980 and there are a few models; the MGB, the GT, the MGC, and the RV. The MGB is the most popular one we see being restored, but this one done by Ekstensive MetalWorks for super-likeable celeb and car guy, John Cena, is the MGC from 1969. In original trim, this version of the MG saw fitment of a twin carburettor-fed straight-six that produced all of 145 hp (108 kW) which was sent to the rear wheels via a 3-speed auto. It was still good for a 0-100 dash of 10-seconds dead with its top speed up at a healthy (for 1969) 120 mph (193 km/h). John’s is a little stronger than that now…
JC: “This is the best MG I’ve ever seen!”
Builder: “You’re not acting right now are you?”
JC: “No, I’m floored. I’m floored. I’m not that good, have you seen my stuff?
Take a look at the YouTube video of John Cena's restomodded MG. The quality of work is outstanding which is why it's a feature on the Texas Metal series by MorotTrend+: John Cena's MG Revealed | Texas Metal | MotorTrend Channel
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