Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1976
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS MG Live Festival Silverstone
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Nr. Towcester
Northampton
NN12 8TN
Saturday 11th July 2009
Registration Number: DEC641S Chassis Number: GHNSUJ457929G
Universally acclaimed, the MGB was to become a symbol of the swinging Sixties. And as with all MGs, it was soon very active in competition. After an inauspicious two car entry at Sebring in 1963, an Abingdon works car won its class and finished 12th overall at Le Mans in the same year, courtesy of Paddy Hopkirk and Alan Hutcheson. The first major change came in September 1964 - a hardtop and overdrive had become options in January 1963 when the engine was revised with five rather than three main bearings and the previously optional oil cooler became standard. At the same time outputs rose to 95bhp at 5,250rpm and the already good torque to ll0lb ft at 3,000rpm.
Imported from the USA and built from a shell for the standard class cockshoot MG Car Club race series, this MGB roadster is described