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MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!

Sale price: £11,995.00 make an offer
Last update: 25.04.2014

Car location: Beckenham, Kent, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: Any known defects will be noted in the advert text.
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: MG
Model: MGB
Year: 1972
Type: Sports/Convertible
Doors: 2
Color: Red
Mileage: 32,615
Seats: 2
Engine: 1,798
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
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MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning! for sale

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MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning! Photo
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!
  • MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD / 1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!

MGB Roadster - Convertible UK / RHD

1972 / Restored / Overdrive / Stunning!

£11. 95 or £10. 95 with Minilite Alloys fitted…

 

Supplied new to its first owner on 16th March 1972. this original RHD UK example is now tax exempt & underwent a comprehensive body restoration in 2006 by the current local bank manager owner whom has resided over this example for 11 years. This stunning vehicle has only travelled around 3. 00 miles since this restoration & has been stored by him in his heated garage. It comes complete with comprehensive service records showing diligent maintenance dating back to 1988.

 

This stunning example is the complete package. recently finished in MG Flame red. with newly chromed original bumpers. working overdrive. brand new quality chrome wires & a complete newly trimmed black full leather interior piped red with matching boot carpet set. Our trimmer has also just fitted a new quality mohair soft top. We have also just undertaken an engine out repaint of the bay along with the engine & all ancillary components completed to show standards along with a full refresh of the vehicle. which now presents splendidly & is ready to show or just enjoy.

 

The vehicle came to us with Minilite alloy wheels shod in matching as new tyres. the Minilite wheels have been professionally refurbished & if preferred. we will fit back onto the vehicle & reduce the price to £10. 95. (Naturally the new chrome wires won't be supplied as part of the deal at that price!)

 

Showing 32. 15 miles on the 1798cc freshly rebuilt engine with the cylinder head converted to unleaded. naturally with working overdrive. This is one of the best driving MGB roadsters that we have ever had the pleasure in driving. You can tell it was done by someone whom loves driving with the intention to enjoy it on rallies and tours & not just sit in the garage!

 

The body restoration in 2006 consisted of in brief: 2No. new inner cills. 2No. new outer cills. 2No. new front wings. new floor sections. 1No. new door. 2No. new quarter wings. full repaint in Flame red. new bumper. sound proofing. new black OE carpet set. The history file contains a photographic record of this work…

 

The current owner has been most diligent in his up keep of the vehicle over the last 11 years along with the usual routine maintenance by in brief recently conducting the following works mainly by Fishers MG – Our local MG specialist: Lower column bush. brake hoses. brake fluid change. anti roll bar bushes fitted. track rod ends. king pin set. outriggers at a cost of £932 in 2007. new slave cylinder & hoses. oil feed pipe again by Fishers. prop shaft & full clutch set in 2005. new springs. shocks & other related suspension parts amounting to a bill £920. 00 in 2004 along with an engine cooling fan fitted again by Fishers in 2004…

 

We have just completed the following works along with fitting new quality parts as listed: A full & comprehensive engine out partial rebuild as required & repaint of the complete engine bay along with the engine & all ancillary parts. the inner face of bonnet lid. Painted the boot void & inner face of the boot lid. prepped & painted the hood frame. fitted a new quality mohair hood. flat & machine polished the external Flame red paintwork which was repainted in 2006 & has been garage dry stored since. applied Wurth spray gun applied quality underseal to protect the vehicle for the next 41 years of it's life. rechromed the front & rear bumpers including the over riders & headlamp surrounds etc. our trimmer has retrimmed the interior including the seats & gear stick gaiter in quality black leather hides with the seats piped in red. The door cards & other front & rear panels have also been renewed with correct parts from MGB Hive. New quality full matching black piped red boot carpet set including the spare wheel cover. New quality MG logo black front over mats. fitted brand new quality chrome wire wheels with new matching tyres & new spare wire wheel (Not chrome). new chrome spinners. hubs & all associated fittings along with front wheel bearings. Fitted new quality door & boot locks with 1 key fitting all. New ignition switch.  New rear Lucas lights. Lucas reversing lamps. New front quality headlamps.  2No new quality front indicator light sets. chrome effect wiper blades. new quality air vent grill. period chrome ariel mast. period silver on black metal number plates & all fixings. new boot badges along with front badges. new quality chrome locking petrol cap. span >  2No. new quality wing mirrors. Tudor washer bottle set with associated pipe. new throttle cable. new head bolt & nut. new alternator pulley. new heater valve. new head gasket set. new sump gasket. new thermostat. new water pump. new fan belt. distributor cap. span >  tappet / gaskets. rocker cover gasket. oils seal. Fan blade. lock plates. period coil. rad cap. bonnet closer rubbers. pedal rubbers. GB badge set. bonnet seals. boot seal. new red jack & Thor mallet for those new chrome spinners & various other trim items. MG leather key ring. MG tax disc holder along with associated period decal set – Many parts supplied by MGB Hive or quality suppliers.

 

The vehicle has also naturally had a full engine service. tune. plugs. HT leads & multi point check with a 2 hour test drive. it holds excellent pressure and temperature– I just could not resist using it when the sun came out! This vehicle has also had a detailed valet. it's on the button. looks absolutely stunning. goes like a rocket & has been done by people who know the marquee.

 

The vehicle comes complete with a fantastic & most comprehensive history file containing. V5C. past V5C. Fresh HPI report (Clear). past HPI check report. current MOT. 16No. past MOT's dating back to 1991. full itemised schedule of works carried out for our works & parts fitted as noted.  100 service / works & parts invoices dating back to 1988. mainly recently by Fishers MG & dating back over the years by other specialists. Photos of 2006 body restoration. 2 past sales receipts. copious photos of our engine out repaint & associated works. MGB owners handbook…

 

New chrome wire wheels shod in new matching tyres along with a new rawhide Thor mallet for the chrome spinners along with a new jack.

 

Current MOT with NO advisories.

 

Historic free Road Tax.

 

Working overdrive.

 

Britax inertia seat belts fitted.

 

2No. sets of keys are present with MG leather key ring.

 

The vehicle is on the button and ready for those European tours. rallies or car shows. It's one of the best driving MGB's we have had the pleasure in offering and feels much faster than its 1798cc engine suggests. It is also well detailed…

 

It's priced to sell as we are a Mercedes Pagoda and R107 specialist. so please don't miss this lovely restored example of the iconic MGB Roadster that has been maintained regardless of cost & been restored to show standard by someone who knows what they are doing! This vehicle offers exceptional value at the price offered.

 

As we are a Mercedes Pagoda and R107 specialist we are always happy to part exchange one of these type of cars or indeed any classic car of excellent quality. so please don't miss this most fastidious example of the iconic MGB Roadster. This vehicle is exceptional value. try & find another as well restored & tax exempt – Please remember ‘you get what you pay for'. This vehicle is we believe excellent value. don't settle and ensure you view this stunning example…

 

More photos available upon request. PX always considered.

 

Can be viewed at any reasonable time by prior appointment.

We will always buy back cars we have previously sold…

 

Delivery by road. or packed and shipped. or air freight all possible by arrangement at excellent rates. car is ready to drive away today or be delivered to your door…

 

We are always keen to purchase Mercedes Benz Pagoda's (W113) or late 300SL (R107) models. so please give us a call for a friendly chat if you are considering selling. we would love to hear from you. We also hold many parts in stock for the above models & have our own restoration facilities. where we restore these glorious old Mercedes to Stuttgart factory standards.

 

Call or text:  07810 455345

 

Or email: enquiries@signatureautomobiles. co. uk

 

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from Michael, dated 23 september 2015
i'm Michael Papacharalambous and i live in Cyprus. I want this car is really beautiful. Can you ship to cyprus? It has air condition?

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