1972 MG BGT

Lot: 138

Sold for (£): 935
Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1972 MG BGT manual that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 70 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A charming 1972 MG BGT. Used and enjoyed as a daily driver for the last 4 years, the vendor enthusiastically informs us that the car has travelled in the region of 36,000 miles during the last 4 years and, impressively, never let him down.

Lot Details

Registration: NRK 674L RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 105000
Model: BGT MOT expiry: 2016-03-31
Warranted: No Chassis number: GHD5.300453G

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 70 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Vehicle has been ungaraged and used as daily transport in all weathers for the past three and a half years, and has suffered bodywork deterioration as a result. Attention is needed to minor rust on wheel arches, boot lid, doors, but structurally is sound with no advisories or work required on last MOT, although the sills will need replacing in the near future.

Interior

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

Remarks

interior is functional, but needs considerable work. Wear and tear is commensurate with a 43 year old car of this mileage.

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

No major work done or required in the past 36,000 miles other than replacement of radiator/water pump/heater valve/hoses and head gasket to cure water leak in 2013. Has been serviced regularly over the past four years, and has been extremely reliable. Starts and runs well, uses very little oil (half pint/1,000 miles). Used for daily commute of 13 miles each way, and weekly longer journeys of between 40 and 160 miles without problems. Averages 30+mpg

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

Works as it should.

Running Gear

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

Remarks

Everything functions as it should, as would be expected from a vehicle in daily use. Front shock absorbers replaced in 2014. Tyres approximately half worn. Brakes function well enough for daily use.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

Everything works with the exception of the heated rear window which is not connected. The car has previously had a speedo head change. 

Vehicle History

Remarks

25 years of MOT certificates available, and numerous receipts etc for work done by self and previous owner.

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