For sale in the Detroit showroom is this neat little 1976 MG MGB. A stark contrast from the big and heavy American muscle cars of the 60's and 70's, this MGB has the pep under the hood to compliment the light and nimble frame. This three-owner car, only has 63,679 miles on it, with plenty of life left in it for the next owner to enjoy! Under the hood is the original and numbers-matching 1798 cc 4-cylinder engine, backed by a 4-speed manual transmission. At the opposite end of the car is a surprisingly roomy trunk, topped with a luggage rack, which is sure to make this MGB stand out at shows and out on the open road. Options on this fun MGB include: AM radio, manual convertible top, removeable hard top, power brakes, seat belts, vinyl interior, radial tires, and rally wheels. With the bright white paint, the small, yet accommodating interior, and great handling characteristics, this little MGB is a perfect example of sporty European style! So, hop in with your significant other, put the top down, load the picnic basket with some goodies, find some scenic and windy roads to cruise around in, and enjoy the finer things in life! To check out this swift 1976 British convertible in greater detail, including HD pictures and video, find us on the web at www.GatewayClassicCars.com where our listing includes over 100 HD photos and HD video, or call the Detroit showroom at (313)-982-3100 for more information.
This 1963 model was in storage for 35 years, but has been nicely restored and driven only 51,000 miles since new
By the mid-1970s, the MGB was getting long in the tooth. The sports car had grown heavier due to DOT crash regulations.
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I owned two MGBs long ago — a spanking new ’78 and an old ’73 — but both were gone from me by the year 1985.
The classic MGB has always been an attractive and affordable choice for sports-car fans, but with one complaint: it could use more power.
When the talk turns to affordable classic sports cars, the first one considered is often the MGB, Britain’s most-successful roadster.
Extremely popular in its day, the MGB of Great Britain has never had great value as a collector car.
MG is the moniker for “Morris Garages” of Oxford, England, which began in 1924 or 1925 at a dealer of Morris brand vehicles.