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MG B GT, 1971, Grampian Grey, Overdrive

Professional restoration

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Primrose Yellow MG B GT fitted with loads of optional extras including overdrive, wire wheels, power steering, and Webasto sunroof

Bodywork in excellent condition with new floors and sills

Engine rebuilt and only driven 8k miles; Rebuilt carburettors; Power steering makes this MGB a dream to drive around town, and the overdrive gearbox a comfort on longer journeys.

New interior including new carpet, trim, and seats

 

 

MG B Roadster Mk1, 1963, Iris blue with wire wheels and leather

The car comes with service history and MOTs dating back 20 years; 5 Owners; Photos of a rebuild in 1996, when the body and doors were replaced; Paintwork is lovely with no rust, as the car underwent a bare metal respray 3 years ago with photos of this work too.

Fitted with an unleaded rebuilt Oselli Engine with good oil pressure and drives very well; New radiator and water pump just fitted; Electronic ignition.

Leather interior and hood all in lovely condition.

Refurbished powder coated wire wheels fitted with good tyres

Croydon Classics has been trading for more than 30 years and attained a vast knowledge of the MG marque and specifically the MGBs.

If you are considering an MGB purchase and would like peace of mind, take a look at some of the most recent reviews for Croydon Classics Reviews which have been given by our customers.

If you are interested in one of our cars, then I can take a high quality 360 video of any car that we have in stock, and send it to you via email, or message me via WhatsApp. My number is 07990 977197. I can also arrange UK nationwide, or mainland European delivery at very competitive rates.

 

Rare factory MG B GT in black fitted with a Webasto sunroof

Bodywork restored and resprayed a couple of years ago and has beautiful paintwork.

Fitted with a low mileage unleaded engine and fully functional overdrive gear box; Running with 70Ibs oil pressure!

Lovely interior with red carpet and black seats piped in red; Brand new head lining and Webasto sunroof in immaculate condition

Rostyle wheels shot blasted and powder coated, in immaculate condition

 

 

This time last year, it was reported that nearly every metric in the UK classic car market had increased in 2022. Despite the climbing cost of living, growing economic uncertainty, and almost weekly political leadership changes in the UK, nearly every segment of the classic car market continued its post-Covid boom. It seemed that collector vehicle values were immune to the realities of the world.

But of course, they weren’t. Throughout 2023, Hagerty has tracked a correcting market where sellers’ expectations were not, in many cases, being met by potential buyers’ willingness to part with cash that had become more expensive to borrow. The demographic needle has also shifted rapidly to point toward millennials as being the new driving force (excuse the pun) behind the classic car market, fuelling (same) the rise in new market segments and more vocal concerns about sustainability. The result was a year of correction, something that many people argued was long [...]

Fitted with overdrive and wire wheels

Bare metal respray last year and structurally in very good condition

Engine runs well with strong oil pressure; Overdrive kicks in when engaged; New clutch and brake master cylinders

New carpet, new hood and hood frame, Mota Lita style wooden steering wheel

Powder coated silver wire wheels fitted with good tyres

 

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Croydon Classics has specialised in the sale of MGBs for some 35 years and comes highly recommended from so many satisfied customers!

If you are interested in purchasing an MGB or would like some work carried out on your MGB, give James at Croydon Classics a call, and he will be more than happy to help.

Have a read of some of our reviews here:  Croydon Classics Reviews

 

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