1981 MG B

Roadster Delivery Mileage

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1981
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Bronze
  • 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: 2884D Chassis Number: TBA
Designed in-house at MG but with final styling by Farina, the new MG MGB was launched at the 1962 Earls Court Motor Show. Its appeal was instant, offering a huge increase in interior space while having overall dimensions less than those of the MGA. Capacity was enlarged from 1,622cc to 1,798cc. via twin SU carburettors and it developed a respectable 94bhp at 5,400rpm and 1071b ft at 3,500rpm which, allied to a four speed gearbox, allowed the handsome new MG to achieve 0-60mph in 11.4 seconds and a top speed of 105mph.
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, court