1979 MGB Limited Edition Roadster for Sale
1979 MGB Limited Edition Roadster Restored California Car . ...please be patient while the many photos load. .. Beautiful 1979 MGB LE Limited Edition Roadster for sale. As a lifetime MGB fan, I've always loved the Limited Edition version of this car. In March 1979 British Leyland started the production of black painted limited edition MGB roadsters for the US market, meant for a total of 500 examples. Due to a high demand for the limited edition model, production ended with 6,682 examples. This California LE was restored around a decade ago then shortly thereafter put into long-term storage. This Southern California car appears to have been well looked after and loved. It has just been made road-ready for its next owner.
The 1800cc engine runs beautifully and quietly with plenty of power and excellent oil pressure and no smoke. It has a rebuilt carburetor, clutch slave and master cylinders, excellent brakes, new tires, battery, fluids and several other ancillary items have been addressed to ensure it's comfort and reliability. The engine compartment has been nicely detailed and new hood pad insulation installed. The car still has all of its factory-installed smog controls and just passed the most stringent California smog check without issue.
The paint and body look great as well as the trim and bumpers and is 100% rust free with a beautiful, clean undercarriage. It has the correct Limited Edition decals and the special LE wheels have been refinished.
The interior looks mostly new with beautiful seating, carpeting, and panels. A modern stereo has been added with an input for an external device such as an iPod. The car has a full tonneau cover and what appears to be a new top at the time the car was restored. We just replaced all of the heater/defroster cables so the system is working great and very comfortable inside. The steering wheel is aftermarket though the original unrestored factory wheel is included.
As an MGB fan of epic proportions, this is a tempting one to keep! But with too many cars taking up too much space over here at Left Coast Classics it's better than I find this beautiful Limited Edition roadster a good, new home. Call Donn at 844-533-8262.
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We make every reasonable effort to describe this vehicle and use many photographs to help in this description. Please remember that this is a used vehicle. It is not new. The mileage on this vehicle has been recorded at the time of listing and is subject to change. Regardless of our commitment to describe vehicles in as much detail as possible there will be imperfections. Us failing to mention for example an item such as a paint imperfection, an inoperable switch etc, does not constitute refusal of a car by the buyer. Vehicles are complex machines with thousands of parts. Classic & special interest vehicles are broad in their differences and uniqueness. Even though we attempt to be as clear and concise in our descriptions as possible, some of these are cars that we buy and consign. They are not our own personal cars and we do not always know what to specifically look for. It may have issues that are inherent to a vehicle of its type and/or age. In short, we encourage you to ask questions. We also encourage inspections to avoid any misunderstandings. This vehicle is being sold as-is, with no warranty, expressed or implied. Vehicle is available for an inspection prior to purchase and we will be happy to arrange one at the expense of the interested buyer. Again, the winning bidder is committed to following through on the transaction. First Time Classic Car Buyers, Welcome to the classic car hobby! But please consider that these old cars, even when in great operational order are nothing like your modern car! Please do not expect even a restored several decades old car to perform with the same preciseness or reliability as a late model car. If you're new to the hobby please feel free to contact me. I have driven classic cars continuously for over 30 years and am happy to share the joys as well as the realities involved in owning these special old cars.
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| Year: || 1979 || VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): || GHN5UL499295 |
| Mileage: || 104000 || Interior Color: || Black |
| Make: || MG || Number of Cylinders: || 4 |
| Model: || MGB || Transmission: || Manual |
| Trim: || LE Limited Edition || Body Type: || Convertible |
| Engine: || 1800cc || Warranty: || Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty |
| Drive Type: || RWD || Vehicle Title: || Clear |
| Options: || CD Player, Convertible || Exterior Color: || Black |