1970 MG MGB

  • Price
    17 400 EUR
  • Model
    MG MGB
  • Year
    1970
  • Condition
    Restored
  • Color
    Green
  • Body Type
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    66 kw (90 hp)
  • Mileage
    81,643 km (50,731 miles)
  • ID
    #2137
  • Price
    17 400 EUR
  • Address
    Bytoften 10, 5550 Langeskov, Denmark
  • Country
    Denmark
  • Published
    about 2 years
DK Classic Cars
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Bytoften 10, DK - 5550, Langeskov, Denmarkdkclassiccars.com101 Cars

Classic MG MGB for Sale

1970 MG MGB

European model with steel instrument panel and odometer in kilometer. The car just passed Danish technical inspection (TUV/MOT/Syn) and will not have to be inspected until 2025. The car is just serviced and a new convertible top, new shocks and Continental tires just installed. The car has no rust and it start, drives and stop as it should without any issues. A car that can be enjoyed as is for many years to come.

Car Specification:
Odometer: 81,643 Km
VIN/Chassis number: GHN5/203848G
Commission no: G23N004781P
Engine: 1,798 cc (1.8L) B-Series I4 with 2x SU carburetors type AUD 325R
Drive: RWD (rear- wheel drive)
Gear: Four-speed all-synchro manual transmission

History of the MG MGB:
The roadster was the first of the MGB range to be produced. The body was a pure two-seater but a small rear seat was a rare option at one point. By making better use of space the MGB was able to offer more passenger and luggage accommodation than the earlier MGA while 3 inches (75 mm) shorter overall. The suspension was also softer, giving a smoother ride, and the larger engine gave a slightly higher top speed. The four-speed gearbox was an upgrated version of the one used in the MGA with an optional (electrically activated) overdrive transmission. Wheel diameter dropped from 15 to 14 inches (360 mm).

In late 1967, sufficient changes were introduced for the factory to define a Mark II model for the 1968 model year. Changes included synchromesh on all 4 gears with revised ratios, an optional Borg-Warner automatic gearbox (except in the US), a new rear axle, and an alternator in place of the dynamo with a change to a negative earth system. To accommodate the new gearboxes there were significant changes to the sheet metal in the floor pan, and a new flat-topped transmission tunnel.

To meet US safety regulations, later North American cars got three windscreen wipers instead of just two (to sweep the required percentage of the glass), and also received a plastic and foam rubber covered "safety" dashboard, dubbed the "Abingdon pillow". Other markets continued with the steel dashboard. Rubery Owen RO style wheels were introduced to replace the previous pressed steel versions in 1969 and reclining seats were standardized. 1970 also saw a new front grille, recessed, in black aluminum. The more traditional-looking polished grille returned in 1973 with a black "honeycomb" insert. In North America, 1970 saw split rear bumpers with the number-plate in between, 1971-74 returned to the earlier single piece full length style chrome bumper.

  • VIN
    GHN5/203848G
  • Color
    Green
  • Metallic
    No
  • Engine
  • 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
    Black
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