26th Apr, 2023 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
  Lot 44
 

1969 MG B Roadster

Sold for £12,375

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: MNB 445G
Chassis No: GHN4161091G
MOT: Exempt

  • Subject to an extensive 2-year restoration
  • Fitted with weber 45 DCOE carburettor and electric fan
  • Offered with a large collection of invoices from the MG B hive
  • New Minilite style alloy wheels shod with fresh tyres
  • Overhauled suspension and braking system
  • Ready to be used and enjoyed

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 a four-speed manual transmission. Capable of over 100mph, the provision of front disc brakes and rack-and-pinion steering greatly aided control.

A MkII (’GHN4’ chassis numbers from 1967 onwards) MG B, it had a 5 main bearing engine with alternator, negative earth and, at last, received a new gearbox with synchromesh on all four forward speeds. Built in the winter of 1968-1969 ‘MNB’ was first registered in the UK on 11th March 1969. Current ownership has seen an extensive restoration of the Roadster over a two-year period. The extensive work carried out has involved an engine overhaul, which also had a full service, and the following: Externally ‘MNB’ benefitted from new panels, a repaint in Flame Red, new wheels and tyres, rechromed bumpers and a new soft-top. The interior refresh involved new Black seats, rewiring and a new dashboard. Mechanical work included a brake and suspension overhaul, an electric fan, and a Weber 45” DCOE carburettor. ‘MNB’ is offered with a collection of invoices from the MG B hive and the current V5C. This smart looking example is ready to be used and enjoyed.

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

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 26th Apr, 2023


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An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.  

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Wednesday 26th April 2023 from 9am

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