1966 MG B

Roadster

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1966
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
When the MG A had been announced in 1955, it had set new standards for MG in terms of performance and styling, but by the beginning of the 1960s it was becoming slightly out-dated. Sports car design had moved up a gear, particularly in terms of comfort and the prospective sports car buyer was demanding more sophistication than the MGA was able to deliver. For MG's sake, the replacement needed to offer better performance and a greater degree of comfort. History has now shown that the new car did have these features, for it was the venerable MG B, a car which was to sell over five times the numbers of MG A. Like the Austin-Healey Sprite and later the MG Midget, the MG B was to be of unitary construction which brought a number of advantages. The design of the body was such that the individual panels when welded together produced box-like structures of immense strength. The engine and transmission came directly