This beautiful 1978 MGB GT has low mileage, few owners and a complete service history file.
The Brooklands Green paintwork is glossy, shiny, swirl free and not faded.
The chrome work on the vehicle is bright and overall in a nice condition.
The rubber bumpers are free from any damage and maintain a deep and correct finish throughout.
The original Lucas headlamps and rear lights are in place.
All glass is original with factory stickers and original rear window dealer sticker.
We believe the only welding the vehicle has received is to the o/s front wing.
The vehicle does have surface rust in places however it’s a very solid car and retains some original paint and has not been restored
The interior is completely original and presents beautifully, the original seat cloth is virtually
unmarked and does not suffer from fading or wear. The steering wheel, gauges and switch gear
function correctly and do not suffer from wear. The door cards and dash are free from marks,
cracking, tears or U.V damage. The original Blaupunkt radio is present with matching speakers and cover plate.
Engine and transmission
The 1798cc four-cylinder twin carburettor engine is original and runs extremely well.
The engine has just received a major service and MOT with many parts being changed due to age.
The engine bay is in an original condition and has been lightly detailed to retain its patina.
Wheels, tyres, brakes and suspension
The original 14-inch Rostyle wheels are in place with some surface rust.
The vehicle is fitted with 4 matching Barum Brillantis 165/80R tyres with ample thread remaining.
The rear brakes have just been serviced. The underside, engine and wheel arches have been cleaned and rust proofed from factory.
The original brake and fuel lines are present with original jack, spanner and spare wheel wearing its original Cinturato tyre.
The vehicle was first supplied new by Westgate Motors on 12th January 1978.
The vehicle was named Maurice (after Morris Garages) by its first owner who bought the vehicle as a
21st birthday present to himself!
The MGB GT’s service history file is impressive and contains a selection of V5 documents, Leyland Supercover handbook portfolio with
all Supercover information, original purchase invoice, original service book with dealer, identification
and 1,000 mile dealer service stamps, owners handbook, Austin Morris price list with dealer notes,
original MOT certificates and later certificates, original brochure, all keys, original number plates,
original tax disc and tax disc holder, a large collection of invoices and lastly a small book the first
owner kept which contains all fuel fill ups, mileage and price.
This is a very nice unrestored MGB GT with extremely low mileage, a documented service history file
from new and in a turnkey condition.
We have documented all work with all invoices supplied to the vehicle’s service history file.
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