1971 MG B Roadster

Lot Number 201

1971 MG B Roadster

This fully restored, chrome bumper, 1971 MG B has covered just 38,000 miles and is on offer for the first time by its owner of over 20 years.

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  • Sold for: £10,688

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LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 9th December | 11.45am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Midnight Blue
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    RRS 350J
  • ODOMETER READING
    38000 Miles

SALE ROOM NOTICE

Please note the vehicle has arrived with a starting issue, believed to possibly be fuel pump the reserve has been adjusted accordingly.

SUMMARY

This fully restored, chrome bumper, 1971 MG B has covered just 38,000 miles and is on offer for the first time by its owner of over 20 years.

DESCRIPTION

  • First registered in 1971, this MGB 'chrome bumper' roadster, has covered just 38,000 miles and has been fully restored during its current long-term ownership
  • Purchased in 2002, the vehicle was fully resprayed in Midnight Blue, all chrome has been replaced with stainless steel, and the engine overhauled along with upgraded suspension by MG Motorsports and more
  • Powered by its 1.8-litre B-Series engine producing around 95bhp, coupled to a four-speed manual gearbox with working overdrive
  • Sitting on chrome wires and finished in Midnight Blue, it has a very smart black interior featuring polished wood veneers and a Moto-Lita wood rim wheel
  • Supplied with an extensive history, including invoices and MOTs as well as photographic evidence of the restoration
  • Handsomely presented in a great colour, this well restored, low-mileage British classic is surely a great addition to any collection

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
201
Make
MG
Model
B
Registration Number
RRS 350J
MOT Expiry
Exempt
Chassis Number
GHN5247384G
Engine Number
406755ER83559AN
Transmission
Manual
Body Colour
Midnight Blue

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Stacey.

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

86 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Full professional strip down and re-respray just finished together with all corrective bodywork done. Wheels are chrome wire, but could do with replacing or cleaning up and spraying. Structurally very good.

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

All very good, but for concourse, would need the seats re-bolstered - seat covers are still excellent. Fitted with walnut dash and door caps in excellent condition.

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

Just needs a good exterior clean - mechanically all good - approx. 38,000 miles from new

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Remarks

No faults

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Remarks

Very good - no faults New tyres fitted all round

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Remarks

All working, no issues at all. Would benefit from the headlight relay kit being fitted that comes with the car

Vehicle History

Remarks

Massive history file - owned by me for approximately 20 years


Restoration Notes

Complete professional restoration of bodywork just been finished - photos available Additional new parts still to be fitted - Mohair hood, Electric Radiator fan, Headlamp relay kit

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Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Stacey.

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Vehicles can be collected from the Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN on Sunday 10th December between 10am and 3pm and Monday 11th December between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partner, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of the WEC by 1pm on Monday 11th therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.