1970 MGB ROADSTER SPLIT BUMPER MATCHING # CALIFORNIA LIFE HERITAGE TRUST CERTIFIED YEAR; 1970 MAKE; MG MODEL; B BODY; ROADSTER COLOR; PALE PRIMROSE YELLO TRIM; BLACK ENGINE; 1800 CC 4CYL TRANS; 4/SPEED REAR; STD MILES; 5100 EXEMPT SERIAL# G-HN5-UA/202468-G OPTIONS *WIRE WHEELS *HEATER *PACKAWAY HOOD *CIGAR LIGHTER *ASHTRAY *FISH MOUTH STYLE GRILL *AM-FM CASSETTE *FULL TONNEAU *CHROME BUMPERS *ROLL BAR HERITAGE TRUST CERTIFIED # ENGINE#18GH-WE-H/33250 DATE OF BUILD 2/23-1970 DATE OF DESPATCH 4/16/70 RESTORATION NEW ORIGINAL PAINT COLOR PALE PRIMROSE YELLOW , NEW DASH CAP, NEW 175/70R14 RADIAL TIRES, NEW REAR SHOCKS, REBUILT LEVER SHOCKS, REAR EXHAUST MUFFLER, REBUILT CYLINDER HEAD TO USE UNLEADED GAS, REBUILT CARBS, REAR WHEEL CYLINDERS , SMOG PUMP REMOVED .JUST FINISHED 12/18 SPENDING $4800. NEW HEATER CORE, NEW SEAT CUSHION, ALL NEW ENGINE GASKET SET ,NEW CLUTCH KIT, NEW WINDSHIELD ,NEW FRONT CALIPERS ,FRONT BRAKE PADS, TOP IS IN NEW CONDITION, HISTORY THIS IS A 2 OWNER CAR THAT WAS INCALIFORNIA, THE TITLE IS STILL IN CALIFORNIA, IT IS A MATCHING NUMBER CAR THAT WAS MAINTAINED AND RESTORED OVER THE YEARS BUY THE 2 OWNERS. THIS CAR IS CERTIFIED BY THE BRITISH MOTOR INDUSTRY AS A ORIGINAL CAR WITH CORRECT COLOR AND TRIM. PLUS DESIRABLE REAR SPLIT BUMPER.
The Pick of the Day could be a collector’s daily driver
But there’s good news as well, the discovering of the car’s original paint shade
The Pick of the Day is a nice example of the British sports car that was once an overwhelming favorite but never gained traction as a collector car
As the ClassicCars.com Journal launches Import Car Month, each of my ‘foreign’ sports cars provides its own variations of wonder and woe
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.
Each week, The Daily News @ ClassicCars.com staff gets together for a meeting.
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.