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1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored

Sale price: £28,995.00 make an offer

Car location: Ripon, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Alvis
Model: A
Year: 1957
Type: Sports/Convertible
Doors: 2
Color: White
Mileage: 9,200
Seats: 2
Engine: 1,798
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 4
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1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored for sale

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  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored
  • 1957 MGA Roadster 1800cc, 5 Speed Gearbox, Fully Restored

MGA Roadster 1800cc Fully Restored

Offered in superb condition with many upgrades to make this the perfect Euro Touring MGA. keeping up with modern day cars with ease and allowing a brisk drive home.



British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate Details:
Car/chassis number HDR43/28058
Engine number Not recorded
Body number Not recorded
Specification LHD. North American Export
Colour. Exterior Old English White
Trim Red
Hood (top) Black
Date(s) built 21-25 March 1957
Date despatched 26 March 1957
Destination (dealer) Not recorded
Other numbers -
(where recorded)
Details of equipment Wire wheels
(where recorded) Heater
Adjustable steering column
Paint finish: Cellulose
Other information We confirm that this car was manufactured by the MG Car Company Limited. from parts manufactured in the UK. at Abingdon. Berkshire. in England. in the year 1957.



Finished in ‘Old English White' with red leather interior / hood / tonneau cover.

Host of extras fitted:-

New Ivor Searle 1800cc engine
5 speed gearbox
Stainless steel exhaust system
Chrome luggage rack
72 spoke Chrome wire wheels
Mota-Lita wood rim steering wheel
Alloy rocker
K&N air filters
Electronic ignition system
brake booster
H&S carbs
Side screens and full wet weather gear
Driver hand book
Tool roll and jack

Restored several years ago. over £24. 00 spent between 1990 and 2004 including a bill for £4000. 00 for a body off bare metal re-spray and £7500. 00 for an MGB 1800cc engine and 5 speed gearbox.

Only 9. 00 miles since the new engine fitted

Finished in its original factory colour combination.

Looks and drives superb!!


MOT History
27/05/1992 56. 94
03/06/1993 57. 36
11/03/1994 57. 33
11/04/1995 58. 13
25/04/1996 58. 14
07/05/1997 59. 07
07/05/1998 60. 77
06/05/1999 60. 08
15/05/2000 60. 07
30/05/2001 61. 46
20/05/2002 61. 86
04/06/2003 62. 55
24/02/2004 62. 81

Restoration and installation of 1800cc engine and 5 speed gearbox.

26/01/2006 2. 46
05/01/2007 4. 26
24/01/2008 5. 25
21/01/2009 5. 14
21/01/2010 6. 04
25/03/2011 6. 74
16/04/2012 6. 55
16/07/2013 6. 09
19/07/2014 8. 70

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