1978 MG B Roadster

Lot: 756

Sold for (£): 6,250
Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1978 MG B Roadster manual. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A  'Best of Breed' contender with only 49,000 miles...


  • Superbly preserved rubber-bumper car with Rostyles and 'deckchair' seats
  • First owner for 33 years and two subsequently. Always garaged and undersealed from new
  • Original bill of sale, all original books, MOTs from 1988 to 2019, original service book stamped up to 39,000 miles 
  • Original dealer plates. Full tonneau and half tonneau. Original tools. Original roof (still lovely), two sets of keys
  • MOT until July 2020 issued with no advisories 


Lot Details

Registration: VFO 868T RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1978 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 49000
Model: B Roadster MOT expiry: 2020-07-15
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: GHN5467444G

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Always garaged, rust protected. Original dealer plates Full tonneu and half tonneu. Original hood and still lovely. Original tools. Inside boot paint work excellent. Original steering wheel in the boot. 


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Over mats from new, carpets seats dash all good, never had a radio. 


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Makers oil pressure, fan cuts in perfectly, really very nice. Recent Service. 


Gears: Drive-shaft:


O/drive working perfectly. 

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Drives beautifully no strange noises still very tight. 


Minor: Major:


All perfect. 

Vehicle History


All original books, service book stamped up to about 39,000 miles. Mot's From 1988 to 2019, original purchase invoice. 2 sets of keys, Original spare set of keys never used, like brand new, the fob is the original dealer supplied one. 

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
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 Every-day 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