1981 MG B 'LE' Roadster

Lot: 861

Sold for (£): 13,640
Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1981 MG B Roadster LE Limited Edition 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 133 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

One of 208 wire-wheeled Roadsters with 1,965 miles from new...

  • Bronze Metallic with Gold 'LE' stripes. Cloth seats replaced with black leather early in its life
  • Recently sympathetically recommissioned, new pads, discs, and much more 
  • Apart from the seats, it's totally original, unmolested, and in lovely condition throughout 
  • MoT valid until 24.09.19. Still on its original tyres
  • One of just 420 'LE' Roadsters. (208 with wire wheels)

Lot Details

Registration: FCJ 960W RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1981 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 1965
Model: B Roadster LE Limited Edition MOT expiry: 2019-09-24
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: GVADJIAG522717

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 133 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Totally original car still has its original tyres


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


Seat covers were changed early in its life to black leather


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


List of work completed whilst recommissioning MGB

1/ replaced front Brake Discs and Pads
2/ greased and adjusted front wheel bearings
3/ replaced rear wheel cylinders
4/ Replaced fuel pipes
5/ replaced vacuum advance pipe
6/ Flushed Radiator
7/ replaced Battery
8/ replaced coolant hoses
9/ replaced water pump belt
10/ replaced HT leads
11/ replaced points and condenser
12/ used advanced engine flush to clean engine internally
13/ engine oil and filter changed
14/ brake fluid change
15/ replaced thermostat and housing
16/ replaced engine coolant
17 Machine polished vehicle
The Brake parts replaced was due to long storage and not wear and tear. The original parts are available for the new owner.



Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Partial as the car has been stored for 18 years and not been on the road since 2000 as a result of the last owner's ill health. 


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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