SPECS
Horsepower
95 HP
Torque
107 LB-FT
Curb Weight
2190 LB
Engine Size
1.8 L
Transmission Type
3 synchro 4 speed with overdrive on 3rd and 4th
Top Speed
105 MPH
MPG (City/Highway)
17/28 MPG
VEHICLE STORY

After rolling and doing an end over end in my 71 MGB GT I needed a new MG. I found this right hand drive MGB GT as a lien sale at British Motors on Oxnard Blvd in Van Nuys, CA. I offered a $1,000 and he took it. I purchased the car October 2011. The paint looked like the bottom of a dry creek bed and the interior was dust. I tried feeding the original leather, but it was too far gone. I decided to paint it silver with a red leather interior. Malcolm Buckeridge and I took it apart and Pete Simons took it down to the bare metal, did some rust repair in the dog legs, and painted the car. Malcolm refreshed the engine from my 71 and transferred it to my 67. All the consumable items like brake lines and pads were gone through and the car was back together sometime in March 2012. This is a momentum car. It nimble and under powered. For that matter it has very little power. Low engine power, no power steering, and no power brakes. It will reward if you drive it smoothly.

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