1960 MGA Roadster Series 1600 Roadster Convertible For Sale or Trade This sporty roadster is finished in black with red leather interior and white canvas top. Well maintained and documented by the most recent owner since 2001. He had the car serviced regularly by a long-time well known local MG specialists. Recent upgrades and services include: 09/26/15 New Battery, Warranted 05/ /15 New Generator installed by Leyland British, Arundel, ME 09/18/14 New Distributor & Coil installed by “ “ “ “ 09/18/14 Generator Re-built. Ultimately replaced 05/15 with new Generator by Leyland British 08/28 /14 Head planed, new valves, new water temp gauge, plugs, coolant by Leyland British. 07/11/14 New shocks installed by Leyland British. 10/04/13 Valves re-set, head re-torqued, oil & filter change by Leyland British. 07/26/13 Crank shaft turned, new rod & main bearings, new clutch & pressure plate. oil change & filter, new fan belt, new thermostat, coolant, etc. by Leyland British. 07/19/10 New Kumho tires installed by VIP Parts, Tires & Service, Biddeford, ME. 06/14/10 Radiator removed, reconditioned, re-installed. 08/20/01 Current owner purchased the car from a collector in Westford, MA, which at the time was reported by seller to have had a recent gearbox re-build, new battery, clutch & hydraulics. The MA owner reported he bought it in 1995 from Richard Fuller of Portsmouth, VA. Prior to Richard Fuller, Sometime around 1988/91, the car was owned by Bob Groleau of Pinewood Manor, Essex Jct., VT. Richard Fuller did a bare metal restoration, complete engine rebuild plus new top, wire wheels, red leather interior and carpet. Car comes with: Owners Manual Shop Manual Receipts from the late 80s through present New chrome grille New tonneau cover, with punch, etc. for fitting Extra red upholstery welting & swatch of red Connolly leather New spare fan belt Dashpot oil injector for carbs Spare new oil filter Mounted spare tire Hand crank for emergency engine starting Odometer shows 29000 miles, though true mileage unknown. The car starts easily and has great handling and performance. There is a dent on the driver side front panel and the exhaust pipe needs attention. The popular MGA was upgraded for 1960 with the 1600 series--a new engine, now at 1588 cc producing 78 bhp (58 kW; 79 PS) . At the front disc brakes were fitted, but drums remained in the rear. 31,501 were produced in less than three years. Externally the car was very similar to the 1500 with minor differences including: amber or white (depending on market) front turn indicators shared with white parking lamps, separate stop/tail and turn lamps in the rear, and 1600 badging on the boot and the cowl. A 1600 open car was tested by The Motor in 1959. It had a top speed of 96.1 mph (154.7 km/h) and could accelerate from 0–60 mph (97 km/h) in 13.3 seconds. A fuel consumption of 29.7 miles per imperial gallon (9.5 L/100 km; 24.7 mpg-US) was recorded.
1960 MGA 1600 Roadster--SOLD (New Jersey) - $0
|Undercarriage||Original wood floors|
|Tires||Kumho Power Star 758|
|Wheel Covers||Wire Wheels|
|Headliner||White Canvas Soft Top|
|Floor||Red Carpet with Black MG Rubber Fitted Mats|
|Steering Wheel||MG Banjo Style|