Beautiful garage kept MGB with rare factory installed overdrive transmission makes for a wonderful ride. Exterior and interior are in great condition with no rust (inclusive of the undercarriage). Car has been inspected and overhauled on an annual basis by an exclusive vintage motorcar repair and restoration shop. Engine is incredibly clean, runs extremely well and possesses a transmission with steering column controlled on-demand overdrive that lessens engine strain. Possesses many extras (carpeted truck with MGB wheel-cover, MGB running board plates, headlight protectors, etc...).
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.
The Pick of the Day hails from the days when Volkswagen-based fiberglass specials were popular projects for handy owners