1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G

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1969 MGB Roadster
Chassis no. GHN4U185005G

Sold for € 9,200 (US$ 10,386) inc. premium
1969 MGB Roadster
Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
Introduced in 1962, the MGB would turn out to be one of the most successful sports cars of all time. Attractively styled, cheap to run and easily maintained by the home mechanic, the 'B' carried on MG's traditional role of providing affordable, sports car motoring for the ordinary enthusiast. It was mechanically similar to the preceding MGA, though with heavier, unitary construction bodyshell. To compensate for the newcomer's increased weight the four-cylinder B-Series engine was stretched from 1,622 to 1,798cc, while the MGB's aerodynamically efficient lines made the most of the maximum available 95bhp to achieve a top speed which just bested the magic 'ton'. A 'right first time' design that changed little over the years apart from the adoption of a more robust five-main-bearing engine in 1965 (fitted from the start of GT production that autumn) a minor facelift for 1970 and the adoption of plastic bumpers (to comply with US legislation) for 1975, the 'B' enjoyed an 18-year production life and sales totalling in excess of 500,000 cars.

A left-hand drive model, this MGB roadster is finished in blue with black leather interior and matching soft-top, and has the desirable chromed wire wheels shod with whitewall tyres. We are advised that the paintwork would benefit from improvement but otherwise the car is presented in generally good condition. Offered with Austrian registration papers.

No reserve.

Modèle à conduite à gauche, cette MGB roadster peinte en bleu avec intérieur en cuir noir et capote assortie est équipée de belles roues fil chaussées de pneus à flancs blancs. La voiture est présentée en bon état général à l'exception de la peinture qui demanderait à être refaite. Offerte avec ses papiers d'immatriculation autrichiens.

Sans réserve.

Saleroom notices

  • Please this car has painted wire wheels rather than chrome and the interior is not leather. Veuillez noter que cette voiture a des roues à rayons peintes et non chromées, et l'intérieur n'est pas en cuir.
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1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
1969 MGB Roadster Chassis no. GHN4U185005G
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