The MGB GT with automatic transmission is a great choice for those who want a classic sports car that is easy to drive and maintain. With its timeless design and smooth automatic transmission, the MGB GT is sure to turn heads and provide a fun and enjoyable driving experience for years to come.
Pininfarina was appointed to create a coupe version of the hugely successful MGB roadster. Introduced in 1965 the MGB GT was one of the earliest examples of the now popular hatchback car and the large load platform for luggage made the GT a really useful two-seat touring car. Although the coupe bodywork made the GT much heavier than the Roadster, its shape actually helped the performance with improved aerodynamics and gave the GT a slightly higher top speed than the Roadster and also an improvement in handling.
While the MGB GT is typically known for its manual transmission, there were only a handful (1285 units) that was produced with an automatic transmission like this one we are offering. The automatic transmission option provided a more relaxed driving experience for those who preferred it. It was powered by the same 1.8 liter four-cylinder engine that produced 85 horsepower and 103 lb-ft of torque as in the MGB. The automatic transmission was Borg Warner three-speed unit that provided smooth and effortless shifting. The MGB GT with automatic transmission was also equipped with power brakes and power steering, making it easy to handle and control.
One of the advantages of owning an MGB GT is the potential to upgrade and fine-tune the car to the owner's individual tastes. The MGB GT had a good-sized luggage area under the rear door, making it a practical car for everyday use and it is a rare find compared to the standard MGB roadster, which makes it a desirable car for collectors. The MGB GT's stunning lines and classic body style, highlighted by shiny bumpers and a pretty grille, make it an iconic British sports car that is still admired today.
Body: 2 Doors
Driver's Side: RHD
Indicated Mileage: 28,300 Miles (Not certain of accuracy)
Location: Hong Kong
Registration: Hong Kong Registered
THIS MOTOR CAR:
First delivered in the UK in 1973 and registered in Hong Kong in 2008. Today the car has only 1 owners in Hong Kong since its arrival 15 years ago. Car has been lovingly cared for and been subjected to several body and mechanical overhauls throughout its life. It now presents in excellent mechanical health with well preserved interior and exterior. Comes complete with tools, spare wheel and many years of service records.
The MGB GT with automatic transmission was a comfortable and stylish sports car that was perfect for cruising around town or taking on long road trips.
The hatchback design provided ample storage space, making it a practical choice for those who needed to carry luggage or other items
Mechanically overhauled and in excellent driving condition
Classic Insider condition score: 90 points out of 100
Original. Benefitted from overhaul, the paintwork and bodywork are in excellent condition except for a few paint rash. All wheels look immaculate with no curbing or scuffs and shod with fresh 2018 tires. Inside, the black leatherette presents very well, showing almost no wear and tear, good condition on the dash, shifter and steering wheel. Mechanically overhauled to a very high standard. A brief test drive of the car proves the excellent mechanical health and lifting the bonnet reveals an exceptionally clean engine bay. The engine generates plenty of torque and performs flawlessly whether at cruise or around town. The automatic transmission performs without hesitation and shifts confidently through the gears.
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Service records presented from1990 to today
UK Service records from 1990 till 2008
MOT Certificates from 2000
All perishable items renewed as needed
Body repairs and Repaint done in 1993, 2008, 2014
Mechanicals, Engine and Gearbox overhaul in 2008
Annually serviced from 2008 to 2022
** Service records available upon request
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