For Sale: 1980 MG MGB in Boca Raton, Florida

Vehicle Description


You will likely never find a duplicate of this car - in this incredible UNRESTORED condition, anywhere.



- Built Jan 30-31, 1980

- with Certified Copy of Factory Record from BRITISH MOTOR HISTORY HERITAGE TRUST

* This extremely rare and unrestored, limited production MARK IV MGB, was produced exclusively for the very small Canadian market and is an extraordinary specimen, of an "Auto-show worthy" 1980 MGB.

* Original Body, Paint, Engine, Parts... almost everything except new soft-top, upholstery, etc. It even has original jack, tools etc. 

* A joy to drive, this 43 year old queen was selected as a Show car at the Miami Auto Show 2016 in the Antique Car room - "Best of class". 

* Manufactured in very limited quantities for the Canadian Market, makes this unique almost "Factory Original", extremely rare.

* Note that this 1980 final year production model produced the fewest annual units, as well as the best quality MGB ever built. 

* The original owner purchased it new, in Montreal Canada and immediately drove it to Florida. It never saw Winter weather and was sheltered in A/C and Garage for most of its life. In 2016, this baby was sold to me through a broker with whom I was working.

* The photos do not do it justice - 99% original and GORGEOUS.

* Approx 85,000 km (about 53,000 miles). 

* Custom hidden A/C + $40,000+ over 400 hours invested in this One-of-a-kind "labor of love". to professionally, gently tune, tinker and pamper this irreplaceable roadster. 

* Original Tonneau Cover, Convertible Boot cover and red-lime TIRES (in storage), Original Tool kit.

* Almost every Screw was replaced to Stainless steel

* INTERIOR:  ORIGINAL components, with new seats and new Soft top

* CUSTOM (hidden) added A/C with additional (2nd) engine cooling FAN.

* Runs beautifully... and a Slow Drip Charge for the Battery.

* Since JUNE 2021 alone - Over $20,000 + 150 hours invested, meticulously cleaning, maintaining and detailing... including:  1) Compounding, 2) Ceramic coating of the Original 43 year old paint and original MARK IV Striping (single stage paint). 3) Everything maintenance 4) Replacement of all worn/old parts, 5) AC (my add-on) service, 6) New Rotors, 7) New Alternator, 8) New starter, 9) New Battery, 10) New Turn signal/Horn/Light arm assembly 11) Re-Wiring and new relays in most of the car, 12) Total Cleaning of engine and compartment,.....  The list goes on and on (details available to the buyer)

* If you are the enthusiast that knows this model, you will understand and appreciate how RARE this car is (Original is Original only one time in its life), then please contact me anytime. It would be a pleasure to discuss it further with you.

Vehicle Details

  • 1980 MG MGB
  • Listing ID: CC-1088334
  • Price: $23,888 (OBO)
  • Location:Boca Raton, Florida
  • Year:1980
  • Make:MG
  • Model:MGB
  • Exterior Color:Original Vermilion
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:V-4
  • Odometer:52500
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:18V-883-AE-L/3333
  • Trim Level:Original excellent
  • VIN:GVLDJ2AG511582
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Vinyl Roof:Yes
  • Restoration History:Unrestored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive
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