1957 MG A Roadster

Lot: 784

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 1.5L 1957 MG A Roadster manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 79 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Representing excellent value for money, an entry-level MG A Roadster...

  • Presented in Tartan red over a black interior
  • Restored many years ago during the 1980s 
  • Described as a 5-foot car just requiring a paint refresh to make good again
  • Said to drive well for its advancing years
  • An inexpensive way to get behind the wheel of one of these quintessential British sportscars


Lot Details

Registration: FSU 690 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1957 Engine size: 1.5L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 11500
Model: A Roadster MOT expiry: 2020-07-07
Warranted: No Chassis number: HDK13/35434

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 79 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


A 5-foot car. All straight and solid, but paintwork could now do with being refreshed.


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


Functional, but with hood just requiring a little attention.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Runs well, but got a bit warm in the really hot days of summer (a common mga issue!).


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Solid and sound with no issues mentioned at mot.


Minor: Major:


No known issues.

Vehicle History


Old R.F.60 Log Book and some old mot's, along with some documentation from the MG Owners Club and dvla.

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