1978 MG B Roadster

Lot: 843

Sold for (£): 6,820
Offered for sale is a 1798ccL 1978 MG MGB Roadster manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 99 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A lovely MG B that benefited from a full restoration in the late 1990s and is still in excellent condition now. The Labrador of the classic car world loyal, handsome and everyone must own one. This Red roadster doesn't miss a trick with its Chrome Bumpers, Rostyle Wheels, Chrome Luggage Rack and Moto-Lita wheel. Clean and straight with a tidy engine bay, this is a cracking MGB.

Lot Details

Registration: GKD79Y RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1978 Engine size: 1798ccL
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 0
Model: MGB Roadster MOT expiry: 2016-08-16
Warranted: No Chassis number: GHN5444233G

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 99 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Totally restored during the late 1990's and converted expertly to chrome bumpers. Well looked after and cared for since.


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


Seats and carpets replaced. New hood. Full tonneau cover.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Car drives as expected with good oil pressure and working overdrive.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


History file with details of restoration and old MOT's. Originally registered in Ireland and imported to UK in 1983

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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