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Lot No. 901 - 1968 MG C GT Auto

Sold for: £12,210

Freshly repainted in preparation for Channel 4's forthcoming 'Mend it for Money' series.
Details Specification Condition Report
  • The format of the programme dictates that two restorers bid to restore the car for its existing owner
  • When it's finished, the car is auctioned with the proceeds being split on a percentage basis so the restorer will be motivated to produce the best possible result
  • This is a very rare, original UK, RHD, automatic gearbox 'C' GT. 1 of only 258
  • Subject to a complete professional glass-out repaint in its original Mineral Blue
  • Primarily an external restoration with many parts replaced
  • The original ‘Banjo’ steering wheel has been refurbished
  • Showing just 65,489 miles which is believed to be correct
  • Carefully restored and very attractive. The quality of the paint finish is simply remarkable

You can now book a one-to-one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location of Stoneleigh Park (CV8 2LG) Monday to Friday, between Monday 7th December and Friday 11th December.

Please call our team on 01926 640888 to secure your viewing time.

The health & safety of both our customers and team remain the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.

Year of manufacture:
1968
Make:
MG
Chassis number:
GCD1701G
# of cylinders:
6
Transmission:
Automatic
Engine capacity:
3.0
Body colour:
Blue
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
WGU 58F
Model:
MG C GT Auto
Engine number:
1271RC/H
Interior colour:
Black
Odometer Reading:
65489
miles

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

85 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Complete professional glass out repaint

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Refurbished original 'Banjo' steering wheel

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

New fuel tank & pump. Carburettors rebuilt.

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

Brakes reconditioned - New discs/calipers/pads/drums/shoes/servo and pipes New tyres front & rear, wire wheels refurbished.

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

New lights and 2 x correct 6v batteries

Vehicle History

Remarks

o Extremely rare AUTOMATIC gearbox coupe with unbelievably low mileage o Full outer respray in original Mineral Blue o New front/rear screen rubbers and trim, new chrome (where available) o Full engine recommission & service o All new braking system including brake servo and calipers, drums etc, new exhaust, wheel bearings and lighting o Original newly re-upholstered steering wheel at a cost of £660! o Refurbished original wire wheels with new centre knock-off set and brand new period correct tyres

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