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Key Information

Lot number
2
Sale Price
£4,200
Make & Model
MG B Roadster
Registration
PRO955D
Year
1966
Colour
Engine Size
1,798 cc
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Documents
V5C only.

Full Description

1966 MGB Roadster Mk1

A great early Roadster project; wires; overdrive; most metalwork supplied; new mohair hood; solid basis for straightforward restoration; highly original and unmolested; running and driving within the last 12 months

OK, so you won't be able to drive it home, but this is an unusual opportunity to get stuck into a straightforward restoration of a straightforward car.

Unmolested MGBs are few and far between these days, particularly early three-synchro Roadsters like this one. Complete as far as we can see, it has been in storage for some time, although the vendor had it running well enough to drive onto his trailer about a year ago when he acquired it. We are advised that since then, the fuel pump has retired so he wasn't able to drive it onto the trailer to bring it in to us and is only selling it as he hasn't got the time to do the car justice.

First registered on 4th July 1966, this Mk1 has the fine details lost to later models including narrow tunnel, large steering wheel and nicer switchgear. It sits on silver painted wire wheels, has an untested overdrive and decent fit on the doors.

It is rusty though, in the usual MGB places, a previous owner assembling some of the panel work required to solve that. Included are original wing repair panels, a valance, a new brake disc and an as yet, unfitted mohair hood - the frame and vinyl tonneau are sitting in the car.

The floors will need replacing, along with the usual sill areas, but it holds great potential and is the right year/model of MGB to begin with. One not to be missed and with some commitment and determination, could be out by the time lockdown ends...

For more information - contact Matthew Parkin 07813 936698 or matthew.parkin@brightwells.com