1958 MG Magnette ZB Varitone

Lot: 773

Sold for (£): 9,020
Offered for sale is a 1.5L 1958 MG Magnette ZB Varitone manual that has been with the current owner for the last 8 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 95 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

MG's fastest saloon in period, now restored and ready to enjoy...

  • 1958 ZB Varitone in its original colours of Cambridge over Oxford Blue
  • Restored during 2011/2012. Repainted, new headlining, leather seats treated, new brakes and bumpers
  • Starts well, runs smoothly, good oil pressure and no cooling issues.
  • The 'BMW M5' of its day. A very usable classic, sensibly guided


Lot Details

Registration: SCY 299 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1958 Engine size: 1.5L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 61000
Model: Magnette ZB Varitone MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: KADD13/31547

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 95 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Rust free and straight. Good paintwork with a few minor chips. The car has been waxoiled including inside the doors.


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


Mostly retrimmed except seats which are good with no tears and have been re connolised


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Starts well, runs smoothly, good oil pressure and no cooling issues


Gears: Drive-shaft:


All works well

Running Gear

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


All seems well underneath. Slight squeak from one shock absorber, and it has recent Michelin XAS tyres


Minor: Major:


All works well with exception of fuel guage which can be erratic/intermittent

Vehicle History

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