1979 MG B Sebring Convertible - Have fun with your top off!

Price: US $12,000.00 Item location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: MG
  • Model: MGB
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1979
  • Mileage: 116,506
  • VIN: GHN5UL474513G
  • Color: Orange
  • Engine size: 1799 cc
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1979 MG MGB

For your consideration is a lively 1979 MG B "Sebring" style convertible - a perfect usable classic car for fun in the sun. Easy to operate and maintain, his MG provides a great driving experience for the driving enthusiast. 4-speed with the highly sought after, nd highly practical, actory electronic overdrive (effectively a 5-speed transmission), ight, ithe suspension and direct throttle response gives the driver a direct connection to the road. The same steering design was put into Carroll Shelby's Cobras and Daytona Coupes. This car was made for the driving enthusiast. This particular car has enjoyed several enhancements and upgrades, any of which are listed here: - Lightweight aluminum wheels - DGV downdraft Weber carb - Headers - Shortened exhaust (and a great sound) - New interior - New trunk carpeting - Engine and Transmission rebuilt 2007 (~6,700 miles on odometer since) - New cooling system w. stainless steel hoses - Radio delete - New convertible top - 5-pt racing harness, river and passenger seats - Sundry spares/minor parts (all fit within 1 box) Negatives: - Noticeable paint crack near front of bonnet/hood (see photo) - Paint flaked on bottom front valance (see photo) - Radio antennae hole visible (see photo) - Crack on dash cover, river side mirror - No door panels (but expensive top rails and door pulls are included) - Original factory seats show 37 years of wear Maintenance is very easy on this car, nd parts can be sourced afford-ably. Typical annual operating costs are around $600, ncluding repairs/restoration of parts. This MGB is a great platform to take vintage racing, r just enjoy the occasional track day and weekend drive in the country. It LOVES curves! Currently gets driven 1-2 times weekly, o maintain seals and keep everything lubricated. Car is sold "As-Is" and a reputable classic vehicle transportation service contact can be provided if required. 3rd Owner parting ways after 15 years because of expanding family.