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MG MGB 1970

General description : 1970 MGB 1800 Roadster

For sale: Beautiful MGB 1800 Roadster built in 1970, performed in stylish dark blue with various chrome details and a black vinyl interior. This is the original colour combination when this Roadster left the MG factory. This classic car is an original Dutch car and had since 1981 only 3 owners according to our information.

The 1.8-litre straight 4-cilinder engine with two SU carburettors and manual shifted 4-speed gearbox with overdrive makes this MGB a pleasure to drive. This MG is equipped with the following options and accessories:

– Chrome suitcase rack
– 14” Minilite wheels
– Black vinyl softtop, hood-/tonneaucover
– Electronic ignition
– Spare wheel
– Overdrive
– Stainless steel exhaust
– Oil cooler
– Brake power assist
– Lockable fuel cap
– Radio
– Wooden shift knob
– 12V plug connection in interior

In the history file of this MGB 1800 Roadster are present a Heritage Certificate, MOT-reports and recent and old invoices of performed maintenance. If you are looking for a well maintained and original Dutch MGB, please visit our showroom where this car is present.

For more information please contact our sales team, by sales@lexclassics.nl or 0031-416-342474.

Lex Classics is active in the international classic car business since 1998 and we are specialist in trading English sport cars and exclusive classic cars. We have our own workshop with 4 specialist mechanics where we prepare and maintain classic cars. We sell all our classic cars with a detailed information file, with as much historical information as available.

Lex Classics is located in the south of the Netherlands, 1 hour from Amsterdam, 1,5 hours from Brussels and 1,5 hours from Dusseldorf. You are very welcome to visit us. If you need more information, detailed pictures or you would like to make an appointment, please contact our sales team by mail sales@lexclassics.nl or by phone 0031-416-342474.

This Classic car is easy to register in every European country. We can also deliver classic cars with German Registration (H-Kenzeigen). Within Europe there are no import taxes. We can also help you with transport.

1970 MG MGB is listed for sale on ClassicDigest in Havenweg 22aNL-5145 NJ Waalwijk by Lex Classics Cars B.V. for €19950.

 

Car Facts

Car type : Car Make : MG Model : MGB Engine size : 1.8 Model Year : 1970 Sub type : Convertible Location : Havenweg 22aNL-5145 NJ Waalwijk Vehicle Registration : Undefined

19950 €

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lex Classics

Lex Classics Cars B.V.
+31 416 342 474
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About MG
The MG (Morris Garages) story is a rich tapestry that spans several decades and involves various owners and corporate entities. Here is an overview of the MG story from its inception to the challenging period under the British Leyland (BL) corporation, highlighting key models and their specifications:

1. Foundation and Early Years:

Year of Establishment: 1924
Founder: Cecil Kimber
Initial Focus: Coachbuilding and customization of Morris cars.
2. MG Octagon Logo:

The iconic MG octagon logo was introduced, representing the merger of MG with Morris.
3. MG M-Type Midget (1929–1932):

Key Features:
Compact two-seater.
Powered by a 0.8L engine.
The beginning of the Midget series.
4. MG T-Series (1936–1955):

Key Models:
MG TA, TB, TC, TD, TF
Key Features:
Roadsters with classic styling.
Success in motorsports, particularly in pre and post-World War II eras.
5. Post-War Era and MG A (1955–1962):

Key Features:
Departure from traditional styling.
First MG to feature a streamlined, modern design.
Available as a roadster or coupe.
Powered by a 1.5L engine.
6. MG B (1962–1980):

Key Features:
Classic British sports car design.
Available as a roadster or GT coupe.
Produced in high numbers.
Variants included the powerful MGC.
7. MG Midget (1961–1979):

Key Features:
Compact sports car based on the Austin-Healey Sprite.
Affordable and popular.
Various iterations with engine upgrades.
8. MG C (1967–1969):

Key Features:
A more powerful version of the MGB, featuring a 2.9L inline-six engine.
Limited production.
9. BL Corporation Era (1968–1980):

Acquisition by British Leyland (BL):
MG became part of the larger British Leyland corporation.
Struggles with quality control and labor disputes.
Decline in product quality and reputation.
10. MG MGB GT V8 (1973–1976):

Key Features:
Introduction of a factory-produced MGB with a V8 engine.
Attempt to inject performance into the lineup during challenging times.
11. MG RV8 (1992–1995):

Key Features:
Limited production convertible.
Revival attempt by Rover Group (successor to BL) to rekindle the classic MG spirit.
The MG story during the British Leyland era marked a challenging period with a decline in quality and reputation. However, the brand continued to be associated with classic British sports cars.