1957 MG MGA

  • Price
    Price on Request
  • Model
    MG MGA
  • Year
    1957
  • Condition
    Restored
  • Color
    Red
  • Body Type
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    53 kw (72 hp)
  • Mileage
    n/a
  • ID
    #10495
  • Price
    Price on Request
  • Address
    Bytoften 10, 5550 Langeskov, Denmark
  • Country
    Denmark
  • Published
    9 months
DK Classic Cars
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Bytoften 10, DK - 5550, Langeskov, Denmarkdkclassiccars.com112 Cars

Classic MG MGA for Sale

Make: MG
Model: MGA
Year: 1957
Price: 0
Engine: 1.5L

1957 MG MGA 1500

 

Second-year production MG MGA roadster with the factory upgrade 1.5-liter 72 horsepower engine and a four-speed manual transmission. The car us the desirable European market left-hand drive model with the odometer in kilometers. The car was restored and present very well both cosmetically and mechanically and retains its desirable red over black interior color combination and period correct wire wheels.

 

We have performed a full service and inspection and the car can be enjoyed as is for many years to come. The car has a Danish title and registration dating back to new.

 

Car Specification:

VIN/Chassis number: HDR3340133

Engine: Factory 1.5-liter B-Series inline 4, 72 horsepower

Transmission: 4-speed manual

 

History of the 1956-1962 MG MGA:

Introduced for the 1956 model year, the MGA roadster replaced the aging T-Series cars. Powered by a 68 horsepower 1,489cc overhead valve engine mated to a four-speed manual transmission it featured, independent front suspension, rack-and-pinion steering and a solid rear axle with leaf springs. Braking was by hydraulic drums at all corners.

 

Sales in the first full year (1956) were 13,394 and rose to 16,467 for 1957, by which time horsepower was up to 72 horsepower and a coupe was added. In 1959, the MGA 1600 was introduced with a larger 79.5 horsepower engine and front disc brakes. The final iteration of the MGA was the 1600 Mk II, with a 90 horsepower 1,622cc engine, and minor styling changes. The higher performance MGA Twin Cam was produced from 1958 into 1960 with a 108 horsepower twin cam engine and four-wheel disc brakes. The rarest of all MGAs is the “Deluxe,” which mates the Twin Cam chassis and a 1600 or Mk II engine. 

 

MGAs are ideal first collector cars. They’re affordable, simple to work on, rugged and attractive. Parts are readily available and moderately priced.

  • VIN
    HDR3340133
  • Color
    Red
  • Metallic
    No
  • Engine
    1.5
  • Engine Number
  • Chassis Number
  • Gearbox
    Manual
  • Steering Wheel
    Left-hand drive (LHD)
  • Drive Wheels
    Rear wheel drive (RWD)
  • 1st Reg. Country
  • Doors
    2/3
  • Interior Color
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