1973 MGB GT - Blue
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There’s nothing quite like an early 70s MGB GT. The perfect mix between 60s sportscar design and the refinements of the later cars. These cars are a fantastic investment, with prices dramatically rising all of the time.
This car is no exception, and I feel you’ll struggle to find a better one for this price. It’s had a great deal of work during its life, which I will detail throughout the ad. The ‘feel’ of the car, both in terms of build quality and the way that the car drives, clearly shows that the standard of work carried out has been very good indeed. MOT until 28th July 2016.
The car fires up beautifully idles healthily. It pulls strongly and sounds great. The car also rides particularly well and the servo assisted brakes are also very good! The car is properly soundproofed so doesn’t clatter and bang like so many BGTs do – it’s a really nice thing to drive. Oil pressure is spot-on thanks to a bottom-end rebuild in 2012 and the car does not overheat. A Kenlowe electric fan has also been fitted. Overdrive is fitted, and functions fine. An oil cooler is fitted, along with a spin-on oil filter conversion.
Bodily, the car is very nice. Door and wing bottoms are all solid, as are the wing-top seams, and scuttle panel. The car has clearly been repainted professionally – it has a very deep finish and a fantastic shine. Obviously there are a few imperfections here and there – it’s not a concourse car, but as you can see in the pictures, it presents very well indeed. The car appears to be completely solid throughout. Sills, castle sections, floorpans, chassis legs and spring hangers are all in good order. Minilite style wheels are fitted, and the tyres have plenty of tread.
The interior is lovely, too. The seats have recently been recovered and had new foams fitted, along with a new high-quality carpet set, complete with proper soundproofing. The original door cards are present, and the dashboard is in good order. A sunroof has been fitted, which works nicely and doesn’t appear to leak. The engine bay is clean and tidy (and, body colour), and could be detailed to make it even more lovely.
All in all, this is a lovely little car that is absolutely ready to be used and enjoyed. You won’t find many cars that have been finished to this standard. I travel all over the country to view these cars and this one is particularly straight. There’s quite a bit of old paperwork with the car which covers the last few years.