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1975 MG B GT V8

Lot 310 (A|B|C Live Auction Online, 24th June 2020)

Sold for £16,312

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: MGT 1P
Chassis No: GD2D12477G

Motor Car Location: London

  • An original UK right hand drive car, it went to Germany around 2006/07 as far as can be ascertained and whilst there received substantial upgrades as witness the massive invoice file
  • Repatriated in 2015 and purchased by the present owner
  • The engine size was increased to 3.9 litres, with a high lift cam, Edelbrock Carb, manifold, fuel pump and air filter assembly
  • Reputedly delivering 200 bhp at the rear wheels and breathing through a custom stainless-steel big bore exhaust system, drive is taken through a Rover LT77 five speed box with an upgraded clutch and fed to 195/65/15 Minilite style wheels shod with Pirelli rubber
  • Cooling is looked after by a custom alloy radiator and front mounted oil cooler
  • Totally docile to drive but with greatly enhanced performance, the suspension has been uprated and has Spax adjustable dampers fitted together with drilled discs and uprated pads
  • Interior comprises a Walnut faced dash equipped with a Brantz tripmeter, double stopwatch holder, quality Audio and a wood rimmed steering wheel
  • The excellent grey interior is complemented by two superb grey leather bucket seats, full harnesses and a full-length sunroof
  • The car is only for sale as the result of the illness and eventual passing of the young owner and is offered from his Estate

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Very Good'
Engine: 'Excellent'
Electrical Equipment: 'Excellent'
Paintwork: 'Very Good'
Gearbox / Transmission: 'Excellent'
Interior Trim: 'Excellent'

 

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