Excellent rust free body/floors/chassis, very good black paint. 55,000 actual verified miles since new.. Just had $7,000+ worth of work....complete engine rebuilt, transmission services, brakes redone, new hubs, on and on. And now....a gorgeous MGB,
Our tests: 170-180 psi compression in every cylinder, no smoke cold or hot, 60+ psi oil pressure when warm. Al 'factory perfect.' And indicating high compression pistons for more power and torque.
All new tan interior, new top, new wood dashboard, carpeted trunk with spare wheel cover, stereo/CD, wire wheels with new hubs,wheel bearings, and new chrome knock offs, wood steering wheel, oil cooler with new Aeroquip line and pressure fittings and thermostatic control, twin SUs, AND..........has perfect working overdrive. With a new o'drive solenoid.
Really hard to beat a Spring/Summer/Fall car such as this.....105mph top speed, easy cruising (especially with overdrive) at 80-90 mph, economical, great handling, ride, steering, shifting, and easy to service and maintain. And still with the capacity for all year 'round use.....heaters are adequate, tops fit well and we have plenty of hardtops we can offer for any of the MGBs we have for sale.
We have checked over this car, pads and shows look good, all fluids changed or topped up, front end is tight, wiring looks good, has an expensive Mallory coil and dual point distributor, interior light works, and it runs and drives very well.
And ready for 'round town, daily use, country roads, or longer distance touring.
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.
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.