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1966 MG MGB Roadster

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1966 MG MGB Roadster

Location: North Chicago



Type:
Used
Year:
1966
Make:
MG
Model:
MGB
Trim:
Roadster
Body:
Roadster
Trans:
M
Stock
4174
Engine Size:
1.8L / 93 HP Inline 4
Ext Color:
Black
Int Color:
Red
Vin:
GHN3L71731

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2900 Skokie Hwy North Chicago, IL 60064847.689.8822

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FORMERLY OWNED BY NOTED LOUISIANA COLLECTOR, SMOKEY HYDE
LESS THAN 800 MILES SINCE NUT-AND-BOLT ROTISSERIE RESTORATION
SHOW-QUALITY BLACK PAINT OVER RED GENUINE LEATHER COCKPIT
1.8L/93 HP INLINE 4 ENGINE/4-SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX
EQUIPPED WITH DUAL CARBURETORS AND KNOCK-OFF WIRE WHEELS
PREFERRED EARLY CHROME BUMPER MGB
 
Rooted in Project Number ADO23, the new MGB debuted at the October 1962 London Motor Show and succeeded the MGA, Abingdons first modern sports car. Featuring monocoque architecture and impeccably clean body styling, the MGB included roll-up windows and a useful trunk, with power from the companys tried-and-true OHV inline 4-cylinder engine routed through a 4-speed manual gearbox. The MGB remained in production for the next 18 years to become the most successful of all British sports cars ever sold.
 
This highly sought-after early chrome bumper 1966 MGB Roadster has undergone fewer than 800 miles of use since completion of its full restoration. Colors are excellent, comprising show-quality Black paint over Red genuine leather upholstery with contrasting Black piping. Powering this MGB is a proper 1.8L inline 4-cylinder engine delivering 93 HP through twin carburetors to a 4-speed manual gearbox. Riding on a set of knock-off wire-spoke wheels, this British sporting icon benefits from the former ownership and care of Robert Smokey Hyde, the renowned broadcaster and classic-car collector from Louisiana. As offered, this 1966 MGB Roadster comes with an MGB Drivers Handbook, mounted spare and Black vinyl soft top. It is ready to enjoy. Contact us today for viewing arrangements and full details.   
 
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2900 Skokie Hwy North Chicago, IL 60064

Showroom 847.689.8822

Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
10:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday:
10:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday:
10:00am to 6:00pm
Friday:
10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday:
10:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday:
By Appointment Only