1957 MG A 1500 Roadster

Lot: 111

Sold for (£): 5,661
Offered for sale is a 1.489L 1957 MG MGA 1500 Roadster manual that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with no history file, this lot's condition scores 34 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A well-travelled 1500 Roadster in need of a full restoration...


  • A US-market, left-hand drive Mk1 originally finished in Orient Red with a Black interior
  • Purchased from Gullwing Motor Cars in New York and exported to Australia by our vendor
  • Returned to the UK with our vendor in September 2017. On a NOVA with UK taxes paid
  • The odometer indicates 66,000 miles and we understand that the engine turns over
  • Offered for full restoration appropriately at the Practical Classics 'Restoration Show'


Lot Details

Registration: RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1957 Engine size: 1.489L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 66000
Model: MGA 1500 Roadster MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: HKD43120282

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 34 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Needs restoration. 


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


Needs restoration. 


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Has been running. 


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox seems good. 

Running Gear

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


Needs restoration. 


Minor: Major:


Needs attention. 

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