1961 MG MGA 1600 Roadster

Lot: 346

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Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1961 MG MGA 1600 Roadster manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 92 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Freshly restored, UK-registered, left-hand drive 1600 Roadster...

  • Imported from the US in 2017 and extensively restored in 2018 (photo documented) 
  • Bare metal repaint in gleaming Chariot Red with cream leather seats and black carpets
  • Very smart with steel wheels, chrome luggage rack, good hood and new mohair tonneau 
  • New brake calipers, rear shoes and cylinders, master cylinder, stainless exhaust, ignition
  • UK V5c. NOVA details. MOT to December 2020. Recently serviced
  • Quintessentially British and lovely to drive

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 22nd and 26th June. Please contact Gary Dunne on 07740 946 796 to secure your appointment.  

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Lot Details

Registration: 117 UYY RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1961 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 18600
Model: MGA 1600 Roadster MOT expiry: 2020-12-19
Warranted: No Chassis number: GHNL92712

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 92 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Genuine solid and pretty example


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Very tidy with some new trim parts


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Excellent starter and runner with new ignition system. SU carburettors replaced in the US with a twin-barrel, downdraft, Weber (32/36DGAV ?) a common mod.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Drives well with no issues

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Many new parts


Minor: Major:


No issues

Vehicle History


Recent oil and filter change and new ignition system

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history