Wed, 6th Oct 2021 13:00

The Pavilion Gardens Buxton

 
  Lot 59
 

1970 MG B V8 Roadster

Sold for £14,625

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: NSX 273J
Chassis No: GHN5211997G
MOT: April 2022

  • Fitted with stage 2 V8 engine and 5-speed gearbox by Former Glory
  • Offered with a collection of invoices, old MOT's and conversion photographs
  • Electric windows, power steering, V8 back axle and Kenlowe fan
  • Current ownership since 2014 and offered with V5c
  • Uprated suspension and brakes, S/S exhaust system and electric power steering
  • Subject to bodywork repairs in 2018 by Steve McKie sports cars

Introduced in 1962, the MGB Roadster enjoyed an eighteen-year production run. With nicely balanced handling and a good turn of speed, it merited the old MG marketing slogan 'Safety Fast'. Based around a monocoque chassis featuring independent coil-sprung front suspension and a leaf-sprung 'live' rear axle, its 1798cc 'B' series four-cylinder engine was allied to four-speed manual transmission. Capable of over 100mph (especially if specified with overdrive), the provision of disc/drum brakes and rack and pinion steering greatly aided control. Today, it enjoys a very strong following and with its GT sister has spawned a dedicated support industry.

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Good'
Engine: 'Good'
Electrical Equipment: 'Good'
Paintwork: 'Good'
Gearbox: 'Good'
Interior Trim: 'Good'

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

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