Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / MG (Morris Garage) / Car for sale

1979 MG MGB

Sale price: $US $5,700.00 make an offer
Last update: 19.08.2016

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: MG
Model: MGB
Year: 1979
Type: Convertible
Color: green
Mileage: 50,000
Engine: rotary
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Interior Color: tan & black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

1979 MG MGB for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2) based on 14 votes
1979 MG MGB Photo
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB
  • 1979 MG MGB

Open to offers - and happy to show if you'd like to see the car in person.
Emissions legal - Inspected for emissions in Colorado.
This has been an ongoing project for several years. I swapped in the rx7 drive train and used a NA engine which runs like a top but is lacking the kick these have at lower elevations. Still better than the MG engine. I thought this car would qualify for classic tags. but it doesn't. Anyway. I've lost interest. clean title. but not currently insured or registered. The car is over 95% done but will need some minor work to be finished.
Starts. idles and runs great - was being built to be daily driver. fast on the road and handle very well. Has over sized sway bars front and rear. tube shock conversion in rear.
4 wheel disk brakes. limited slip 4:11 rear axle. 5 speed manual trans. new clutch. nbsp;
pressurized struts for hood and trunk (HUGE improvement)
Front suspension all rebuilt - urethane bushings throughoutNew holley 390 cfm carb (pretty expensive)Hella headlights
Stainless lines
Dual handle turning brakes
Runs cool
Autometer gauges4 point racing harnessesValentine one radar detector
12 speaker stereo w/ amps.
new tires. leather miata seats. new stainless brake lines. all new brakes. all new suspension soft top. but also has somewhat rare hard windshield. new dashboard. new carpet. new battery.  
Paint is decent but has a few trouble spots (trunk lid has bad paint).  
Aluminum door panels (swirl brushed) 
Chrome trim was painted black which in my opinion looked much better. but very chipped. I had a quote for $180 to have the trim. headlight rings. wiper arms and cowl vent powder coated.
There are 2 small dents in the body - and not sure why. but the paint on the trunk sux - bubbled in spots. Also the hood right up front has some paint flaws.  Radio was working and sounded like a concert hall. but quit.  
Here's a video to a cold start:
<a href=https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=vaamI3CFtG4>
Please ask questions before bidding.  Free local pickup and I can try to help with shipping.  I would suggest going through it before making any long trips with it.  NO PAYPAL for this transaction.

Also published at

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

Name E-mail
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic MG (Morris Garage) cars offered via internet auctions:

Latest arrivals:

1975 MG MGB 1975 MG MGB 12 $9,995.00
1978 MG Midget 1978 MG Midget 4 $10,995.00
1977 MG Other 1977 MG Other 12 $13,995.00
1977 MG MGB 1977 MG MGB 12 $29,950.00
1960 MG MGA 1960 MG MGA 7 $US $15,000.00
1978 MG MGB 1978 MG MGB 12 $US $4,000.00
1980 MG MGB 1980 MG MGB 7 $6,500.00
1961 MG MGA Roadster 1961 MG MGA Roadster 5 $US $1,375.00
1962 MG MGA roadster 1962 MG MGA roadster 8 $US $200.00
1954 MG T-Series 1954 MG T-Series 12 $US $3,860.00
1952 MG T-Series Replica 1952 MG T-Series Replica 21 $11,000.00
1976 MG Midget 1976 MG Midget 17 $8,500.00
1955 MG T-Series 1955 MG T-Series 21 $25,000.00
1977 MG Midget 1977 MG Midget 15 $US $1,000.00
1953 MG T-Series TD 1953 MG T-Series TD 9 $13,500.00
1953 MG Other 1953 MG Other 4 $US $3,999.00
1964 MG Midget 1964 MG Midget 21 $US $3,000.00
1953 MG T-Series 1953 MG T-Series 2 $US $24,900.00
1959 MG MGA 1959 MG MGA 14 $25,000.00
1974 MG Midget 1974 MG Midget 8 $US $1,995.00