1971 MG MGB GT (O/D)

Lot: 106

Sold for (£): 8,910
Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1971 MG MGB GT manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 117 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Extensively restored and undoubtedly, a 'Best of Breed' contender...

  • This is a matching numbers car first registered on 09/02/1971
  • Fresh from a seven-year restoration (see Vendor's PDF)
  • Now superbly finished in Teal Blue with a lovely interior in black and blue
  • Engine rebuilt previously. Excellent oil pressure, no leaks. Fully detailed engine bay
  • SS Exhaust, 12 volt electrics, poly-bushed suspension, original Rostyles
  • Mileage verified back to 1996 (MOT history). Historic vehicle. MOT valid until 05/03/2021
  • To appreciate the time and effort involved in this restoration, please read the vendor's description
This car was consigned by Richard Greenhalgh. Please feel free to contact Richard on 07948 152921 / richard@classiccarauctions.co.uk

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Lot Details

Registration: EPK 777J RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1971 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 53000
Model: MGB GT MOT expiry: 2021-03-05
Warranted: No Chassis number: GHD5231519G

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 117 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Full body repairs and panel replacement as part of extensive restoration of car from 2012 to 2019.


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


Virtually excellent, save for minor blemishes on dash finish, switchgear and some side trims, otherwise fully restored.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine rebuilt previously. Fully detailed engine bay, excellent oil pressure, no leaks, smooth, pulls well,and without any known issues at all


Gears: Drive-shaft:


All functions as it should. 4-speed manual with overdrive. No issues known, no oil leaks, synchromesh excellent, etc.

Running Gear

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


Part of extensive restoration programme.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


History back to 1999 with known owners. Previous owner details known but no further information due to limitations on data protection with DVLA.

About the Condition Report

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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