1968 MG BGT

Lot: 543

Sold for (£): 6,050
Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1968 MG BGT manual that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 94 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Handsome, fully restored, 'Stage 3', BGT in British Racing Green

  • Started life as a race car from 1968 until 1978 then returned to the road
  • Fitted with a Ron Hopkinson Fast Road Stage 3 engine in 1988
  • Total Restoration by the MG OC Workshop in 2003 at a cost of £15,232.51
  • Lots of history, MoTs etc. including a detailed invoice relating to the work in 2003
  • Lightly used over the last few years. Indicated mileage 14,800 (not warranted)
  • Presents really well in deep BRG with Silver Minilites 
  • Category C Insurance Loss in 1987. Moderate frontal damage but repairable -Insurer decided not to repair  


Lot Details

Registration: SME 283F RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1968 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 14600
Model: BGT MOT expiry: 2017-09-18
Warranted: No Chassis number: Ghd/3122477

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 94 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Overall good condition. Two small tears at the top of the back seat.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Ron Hopkins stage three fast road engine.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Good gearbox. Fully working overdrive.

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


All receipts relating to restoration in place.

About the CCA 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