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CC-474677

For Sale: 1968 MG MGC
, United Kingdom

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Description
 
MG - MG C GT An original UK , RHD Car 1st delivered in May 1968, This car is presently the subject of Engine Out Restoration Work. This recent phase of the cars life, Includes a full overhaul of the Drive Train with Competition Clutch assembly & Roller Thrust Bearing, Scheduled to complete in our Workshops during the first week of September, This car is imminently ready to be enjoyed. In very recent months, This MGC has undergone a full respray to a very high standard. Now with the Engine & Gearbox out of the car detailing is being done, Such as to present this car as one of the very best. A Sebring rear valance has been fitted to match the front valance. Bumpers are supplied separately with the car. Engine Block & ancillary’s are resplendent in the correct British Leyland Metalic Green & provide the perfect platform, for Gleaming Tripple Webber Carburettors mounted on freshly re-blasted intake Manifolds. (The 3 litre straight Six one of the most impressive Engine Bays to come from this period.) The specification includes, A Straight Six, with Tripple Webber Carburettors. Axel is uprated with L.S.D. With Lightened Balanced Flywheel, Twin, Downton free flow Manifolds. Webber Carburition, MG Motorsport Distributor Modifications, This is a fantastic Tractable MGC, Dyno’d with in excess of 180 bhp at the rear wheels. The Engine is re-built, with Gas flowed, Lead free Cylinder head, With Lightened Flywheel plus new fuel tank, New Brake Lines plus the addition of Wiring Harness, With new Webasto Sunroof & FIA Half Cage provide a Complete car. For Driving, This offers the very best of both worlds, Sunroof & half Cage. As such this MGC is just as at home on the jog, Or the Road drive out to Classic Le Mans & of course the journey for Sunday Lunch at the favourite Pub brings a special Smile, Providing an intoxicating Sound track synonymous often with Six figure plus machines. All the Suspension has been re-built with MG Motorsport Torsion Bars, High ratio rack & Pinion Steering. Superflex Polyurethane Suspension Bushes, In Summary provide superb steering, Ideally suited for a demanding driver. Any foibles known in the “C” truly eliminated, Hence a car that drives so much better than Abingdon managed in 1960's & incorporating all that has been learnt from years of success in Motorsport. Recent years have seen multiple key new Parts fitted to this car, All new brakes, Master cylinder, Calipers & Discs comprise, Extensive work which includes New -Engine & Gearbox Mounts, With new Spax Adjustable Shocks in the recent days. Doubtless contributing greatly, to a simply superb driving car, Very quick & set up, so as to be ideally suited for both Regularity & any number of European Road, Track & or Hill Climb events. The Car has the highly desirable & extremely rare original Aluminium Sebring Valance, FIA towing Eye, Corrillo Driving Lamps, Le Mans Style Side mounted rear Fuel Filler. A 21 connected to a new Vented Fuel Tank & of course the correct period Lucas Reversing Lamp for those ever so frequent tests common on Rally & Event Calendar. Complete a huge Spec! A Fully calibrated Rally Trip Meter (Detachable ) ensures high points scores that bring smiles to Navigator & Driver alike. Cars such as this do not often come up for sale, The Value in no small part underwritten by both extensive works done & the completeness of a Superbly documented History file. MOT’S are present from 1988 & Invoices recorded by date, Over more than 20 years add up to in excess of £12,000 of spend with renown Tuning & Marque Specialists MG Motorsport alone. Present Restoration cost has exceeded £10,000.00. Finished in the rare & Iconic MG Primrose Yellow synonymous with MGC’s of the late 60's, Plus Correct Period White Valance Flashes, This is a Stunning Car. Circles in matching period White have been recently done in “Vinyl” offering any new owner the chance to revert to a Standard look in moments, once the Numbers are no longer needed . With new Webasto roof & Half Interior rear FIA Cage, Painted to period MG Yellow this car is absolutely Stunning & will turn heads everywhere road or Paddock. Carpets & seats as to be expected are in super Condition in keeping with the Car as a whole. Bespoke Ricard Seats are due to be fitted any day. This is an opportunity to buy a fantastic recently restored MGC GT with all the “Must Have, Tuning Extra’s Supplied at a big Saving over the £44,000 build cost’s of today. A simply Superb Drivers Car, Very rare in this Guise & an investment for sure, clearly fast appreciating, the MGC GT and considered by many as to be a “Sleeper” for a while. Waking now as a car expected to see values rise. From the same family as many Big Engined British Sports Cars of the 60's, The TR5 & Healey being an obvious comparison, The MGC GT, A car with unique levels of practicality. Being the GT the rear offers ample space for luggage for even the Longer Weekend. Best of all seriously quick, In Tripple Webber form with rock solid reliability & exceptional value for money. The Car will be supplied with new Uk MOT & freshly set up, on the Rolling Road. Viewings are welcome with us in Suffolk, As always it’s a pleasure to pick up our Overseas Visitors from London Stansted & arrange accommodation if desired at the Wonderful Crown & Castle in Orford. Shipping World Wide is easily arranged via our office & if the car is to reside in Mainland Europe Phil will personally deliver using one of our Covered Trailers.

STOCK/INV. NUMBER: 219370
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
34,995 GBP
Vehicle Location


Country
United Kingdom
 
City, State
Zip
IP12
Vehicle Basics

Year
1968

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Aluminium

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Manual

 
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