MGA MK1 1959 1600CC
Sale price: £22,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 03.08.2013
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Hi and welcome to the reluctant sale of my 1959 MGA mk1 1600cc sports car.
These cars have superb styling and are a great drive. if your serious about owning one you should view mine as it's a superb example.
The car has a valid MOT until 9/8/2013 with no advisories and is now MOT exempt due to it's age. it is taxed until 30/4/2014 which is also free so low running costs.
Please look at some others before you view mine so you realise how good it is.
It was originally an American export car built July 1959. the Heritage certificate comes with the car confirming it was built in Abingdon. it was imported back to the UK in 2000.
The car was then subject to a full bare shell total nut and bolt rebuild between 2003-06. where it was returned to RHD. all documented with a fat file of pictures and receipts. It has an as new mohair tonnaue. mohair hood. nbsp;side screens. chrome wire wheels and tyres.
I am not going to list all that was renewed as it would take too long. just to say it was extensive. Since the restoration the car has covered only 1. 63 dry miles confirmed by past MOT certificates.
11/4/2006-10/4/2006 reading 1 mile
1/5/2006-30/4/2008 reading 267 miles
21/4/2008-30/4/2009 reading 355 miles
28/4/2009-30/4/2010 reading 405 miles
20/4/2010-30/4/2011 reading 606 miles
10/8/2011-9/8/2012 reading 893 miles
10/8/2012-9/8/2013 reading 1149 miles
I purchased the car in August 2011 from Classic and Sports Car Centre of Malton and at the time of purchase they fitted a re-conditioned gearbox as the existing had the common problem of sometimes coming out of second when changing down. the new unit is nice and tight and operates as it should. They also fitted a new oil pump at my request and the oil pressure and car temperature is as you would expect. an electric fan. electronic ignition. cut off switch and 12v battery are also fitted.
I have spent my time of ownership with only having to tinker with a few things you would expect of a car which has had such limited use since its restoration. I would urge anyone serious to come and view. it is as good as the photos show and is the same underneath. the wheel arches are not covered in wax oil they are painted and you can see no rust. The car has never been out in the rain and I would be reluctant to change that.
The car drives great and starts on the button each time even after standing for a while. I like to try and take it for a spin at weekends. weather permitting.
In my opinion this car is a rock solid investment that you can also have fun with instead of looking at a boring line on your bank balance.
As said this is a reluctant sale as I love the car but really need to reduce my collection if possible. if not at least I can tell the misses I tried. anyone with less than 10 feedback should contact me before bidding or I will remove bid. I require £100 paid by paypal within 24 hrs of end of auction (non refundable) or it will be cancelled the rest paid cash. The car will not be released until payment has been made in full. I know a good local reliable transporter I can recommend if needed.
I have given a honest description of this car and want any buyer to be happy with their purchase see my feedback and bid with confidence.
If you have any queries or questions please call me on 07791711279 and I will do my best to answer.
Good luck and thanks for looking.
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