Just in from California......absolutely rust free chassis/floor, excellent body with new deep maroon paint, a complete chrome bumper conversion.....new sheet metal, lights, chrome, brackets, grille, sie lights eliminated, etc....lowered to pre-1975 ride height.
All new black interior, new top, wood dashboard, modern stereo/CD, half tonneau, rebuilt front end, rebuilt brakes, new servo unit, new alternator, excellent electrics, etc.
Wire wheels, new air conditioning assembly with powerful supplemental heater.
Even details such as chrome threshold covers, carpeted trunk, spare wheel cover with MG insignia, new leather steering wheel.
Rebuilt engine, new Weber carb with electric choke, new tubular headers, electronic ignition, 4 speed with perfectly working overdrive (offering six forward ratios).
All in all, a super well prepared MGB that offers a reasonable
alternative to a contemporary car......great for distance or just
country driving. In all seasons. With a powerful
supplemental heater (in addition to the factory heater), efficient
modern a/c, quiet, smooth, and (of course) a lot of fun to
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.
MG is the moniker for “Morris Garages” of Oxford, England, which began in 1924 or 1925 at a dealer of Morris brand vehicles.
With a bespoke body by Vignale and raced by illustrious drivers, the 625 Targa Florio spider is valued in the mid-seven figures