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MGB Sells for a record £141,922

Wouldn't it be nice to have this one on the register?

"After a full restoration this MGB ex-works rally car went for a record sum at auction.
The 1964 model is one of 387,000 MGB tourers produced in an 18-year period from 1962, but the secret of its sale price, sealed at auction by car specialist Historics at Brooklands, lies in this car's unique history.

Confirmed as the last-known genuine works MGB rally car, it competed in major international competition until being consigned to a garage in 1975.

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Vote for your classic car of the year The car was later sympathetically restored with what the auction firm says was "meticulous attention to detail" and with no expense spared, before returning to public view in 2008.

Now bought by an enthusiast, it will continue to be seen at major motoring events, says Historics, which says the MGB has now joined the "supercar elite".

Historics' Auction Director, Edward Bridger-Stille commented: "The buzz in the auction hall when this car was offered was astounding, but nothing compared with the scale of the bidding, which went sky high."

According to the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, a standard MGB tourer in 1964 was priced at £700 net, £847 including purchase tax. "

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If it ain't broken don't try to fix it as if you do it will definitely break

i would like mabel or romeo bit out of my price range though!

Wasn't this the car featured in Enjoying MG a year or so ago? Many of those involved in the restoration were around when she was built so it's gonna be a good'un.

Just gorgeous. B)