1961 MG MGA
1961 MG MGA
$39,988
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1961 MG MGA

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Classic Car Overview

Completely restored less than 10 years ago, current owner spent upwards of 5k on changing all rubber lines and brake lines with copper and brass, this car drives and sounds like a British Racing Dream. The 1961 MGA Roadster was a British sports car manufactured by the MG (Morris Garages) division of the British Motor Corporation (BMC). It was part of the MGA series, which was produced from 1955 to 1962. The MGA Roadster was a significant departure from its predecessor, the MG TF, in terms of design and performance. Here are some key details and features of the 1961 MGA Roadster: Design: The MGA featured a sleek and modern design, with smooth lines and a streamlined body. It had a long hood, a signature feature of many classic sports cars, and distinctive styling elements, such as its wire-spoked wheels and a recessed grille. The bodywork was made of steel and was designed for improved aerodynamics. Engine: In 1961, the MGA Roadster was available with two engine options: 1.5-liter Inline-Four: The base model came with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produced around 68 horsepower. This engine allowed the MGA to achieve respectable performance for its time. 1.6-liter Inline-Four: A higher-performance version of the MGA was equipped with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that generated approximately 79 horsepower. This engine provided improved acceleration and a higher top speed. Transmission: The standard transmission for the MGA was a 4-speed manual gearbox. It featured synchromesh on the top three gears, making gear changes smoother and more accessible. Suspension: The MGA had an independent front suspension with coil springs and wishbones, while the rear suspension used a live axle with leaf springs. This setup contributed to the cars good handling characteristics for its time. Interior: The interior of the 1961 MGA was relatively simple but comfortable. It featured bucket seats, a wood-rimmed steering wheel, and a basic instrument panel. It was designed to provide an engaging driving experience with a focus on the essentials. Convertible Top: The MGA Roadster was a convertible, and it came with a foldable canvas top. The top could be raised or lowered manually, providing the driver with the option to enjoy open-air motoring. Performance: The MGA was known for its excellent handling and balanced chassis, making it a popular choice for both spirited driving and racing. It was competitive in various motorsport events of its era. Legacy: The MGA Roadster is often considered a classic British sports car and is cherished by collectors and enthusiasts today. It played a significant role in MGs history and left a lasting impact on the sports car market. The 1961 MGA Roadster, like its predecessors, was a symbol of British motoring heritage and remains a sought-after classic car today. Its timeless design and fun-to-drive nature continue to make it a popular choice among vintage car enthusiasts.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    GHNL80739
  • Classic Car ID
    101891001
  • Stock Number
    CL80739
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    21,851 miles
  • Engine
    1.6L Inline Four
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Red
  • Interior Color
    Tan

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