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1956 MG Magnette ZA SOLD

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  • £8,950 As stated
  • 1956
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Price £8,950 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make MG
Model Magnette
  Magnette ZA
Year 1956
Country UK
Region Berkshire
Telephone 01635 726712
Status Trade
Date 09-Oct-2018
Ref C1043303
This brilliant 50’s drivers car is fitted with 1798 cc B series 5 bearing engine and 3.9:1 diff to give reliability and effortless cruising, recent long run, interior is red leather, front seats are from a Jaguar to give increased comfort, but original seats, one good and one tired are available with the car. Bodywork is sound, paintwork is acceptable but not perfect, there are photos of a restoration some years ago, recent brakes overhaul, current MOT (although not required), original buff logbook, V5C and some history.
 
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An exceedingly sound example, in super condition having, in the recent past, had
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Used / original gearbox assembly for MG Magnette (ZA / ZB) complete with gear lever.
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