<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891

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Lot 76
1973 MGB Roadster

Sold for US$ 5,600 inc. premium
1973 MGB Roadster
Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G
Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891

1,799cc OHV Inline 4-Cylinder
Dual SU Carburetors
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Independent Front and Transverse Semi-Elliptical Leaf Spring Rear Suspension
Front Disc and Rear Drum Brakes

*Three owners from new
*Desirable, chromed bumper example
*Largely original and unrestored
*The perfect start, or addition, to any collection!


THE MGB

Outstandingly successful despite, or perhaps because of, its relative simplicity, the perennially popular MGB remained in production for 18 years while rivals came and went. Conceived in the late 1950s and launched in 1962, the MGB was mechanically similar to the preceding MGA, though with unitary construction bodyshell instead of its forebear's separate chassis. To compensate for the newcomer's increased weight, the existing four-cylinder B-Series engine was stretched to 1,798cc, while the MGB's aerodynamically efficient lines made the most of the 95bhp available to achieve a top speed which just bested the magic 'ton'. A 'right first time' design that changed little over the years, the MGB had enjoyed sales totaling in excess of 500,000 cars by the time production ceased in 1980.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This particular chromed bumper model 'B' roadster was built on October 23rd and 24th, 1972 bound for the United States. The current owner acquired the car three years ago from a friend who had previously bought the car from its original owner—making this MG a three-owner car from new.

Repainted the current orange prior to the present ownership, it was originally Harvest Yellow. The original navy trim on the interior is still in place, however, as is the black top. A nicely preserved and numbers matching machine, it is reported by the owner that the carburetors were recently rebuilt. MGBs are wonderful little sportscars and make the perfect start or addition to any collection!
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<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
<b>1973 MGB Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. GHN5UD300883 G <br />Engine no. 18V-672-Z-L/4891
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