1959 MGA Roadster / Original Survivor / 46,789 Original Miles Convertible
Price: - Item location: Somonauk, Illinois, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: MG
- Model: MGA
- SubModel: MGA Roadster
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Roadster / Convertible
- Engine size:1500cc / 72HP / 2 x 1BBL
- Number of cylinders:4
- Drive type: FWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1959 MG MGA MGA RoadsterUNMOLESTED. MGA. SURVIVOR----- EXTREME LOW MILEAGE SAME. OWNER. FOR. 57. YEARS
This 1959 MGA makes a great case for the traditional sports car. This is a Original Survivor / 1 owner car, it also provides the perfect opportunity for the guy who would rather be out driving his cars as intended. And with prices suddenly on the move, these cars will not be getting any cheaper any time soon.
Bright Yellow is a great choice for any 2-seat roadster, and the MGA wears it well. All-new following the TF, it brought a modern driving experience to the traditional British sports car and cloaked it in slinky bodywork that owes more than a nod to the great Jaguar XK120 of a few years earlier. As I said, this one isnt a trailer queen and it would be a shame to restore it to that level, because these really are wonderful cars to drive. It certainly looks good and offers patina that has to be earned, not reproduced, and even the old car smell will take you back in time. The bodywork is solid so there are no structural issues, and fit and finish are typical 50s British. Details like the grille and trim are clearly original as well as the Original Wood trim surrounding the cockpit, but even left as-is, this is a charming car.
The MGAs big upgrade is inside, where its downright spacious compared to its older brothers. Twin buckets are comfortable and supportive enough for sporting driving, and the Wood Trim is a great touch that fits the cars personality perfectly. The carpets remain in decent condition, and the door panels are still simple affairs made of cardboard and vinyl, with large map pockets and basic hardware. After all, how are you going to lock a car without windows, anyway? Handsome Jaeger instruments are easy to read and traditionally British in appearance. This car also includes foul-weather gear, including the Original convertible top and Original side curtains.
The motor is all original, Showing 46,567 Original Miles. It Starts immediately and DrivesGreat It has asnarky exhaust note that vintage sports car fans will adore-youll blip the throttle and hit a downshift just to hear it whenever you go through a tunnel. It shows signs of regular maintenance, and runs extremely well, suggesting that this car has been properly looked-after its entire life. Linked to a 4-speed manual, it provides a wonderfully entertaining driving experience that combines all the senses, which is exactly the point. Brakes are quite good given how light the car is, accented with chrome British spoked wheels that make this Roadster a beautiful Vintage Machine
Perfect examples are pushing $40,000 today, but who wants a perfect one? Take this one out and drive it!
Recent Work Performed on Car and condition
- Complete New Stainless Exhaust
- Original 46,567 Miles Engine---- recent Tune up andCarburetors cleaned
- all gauges work like they should
- Tires have plenty of tread left
- Body isStraight and Rust Free / Very Minimal Corrosion onunder-body/ Solid Pans
- Bumpers are Original and are considered Driver Quality
- LOOK AT THAT WOOD COCKPIT / ORIGINAL CONVERTIBLE TOP AND FRAME
- ORIGINAL TONNEAU AS WELL AS WINDOWS
Fair Condition------------- $13,950.00Average Condition-------- $22,990.00. This Mga falls here / A Unrestored Genuine British CarExcellent Condition_____$42,000.00
Lets be clear this is not a Restored MGA that has aftermarket Panels / Chrome / Trim / ITS A ORIGINAL CAR THAT HAS ORIGINAL PARTS---- A WINNER AT THE SHOWS
This is a Original Survivor MGA that is 95% Original / Not a Show Car but a Very good Driver that will win plenty of awards at the Car Show for having Original Parts-----A CAR FOR THE PURIST
Car was stored in a climate controlled Garage and driven less than 1000 miles per year
Any questions text/ or call Jeff 815-768-5335
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