The first of the MGB series produced, the roadster was designed as
a true two-seater, proving great passenger and luggage room. The
roadster, while shorter than the MGA by three-inches, was designed
to better accommodate passengers and provide a smoother ride. A
fun, great riding smaller package appealed to consumers looking for
the ideal blend of smart automobile and fun weekend driver.
This 1966 MGB Roadster is the result of a comprehensive restoration. The red exterior is carried through with the red piping on the black leather interior. Converted to 12-volts, the roadster is powered by a 4-cylinder motor that fires right up with the turn of the key. The engine provides a smooth ride tied to a 4-speed transmission. With the black canvas top closed, the car provides a nice quiet ride. Open the top and feel the thrill of cruising the streets in a peppy little British roadster.
Unless stated otherwise, vehicle mileage on title is exempt and unknown if original.
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.
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