MG Barn Finds

Barn Find Garage Update: 1977 MGB Roadster

We’ve got so many projects currently going on at the Barn Finds Garage that I said no more new ones until a few have been completed. Well, Jesse drug home another derelict, but this is one that we have… more»

BF Auction: 1952 MG TD

Over its nearly 20-year run, MG’s T-Type saw a number of updates and improvements. The TD was the fourth iteration and saw a number of changes that made it a more comfortable and easier-to-use car. While some didn’t like… more»

BF Auction: 1958 MGA Roadster

In the world of British Sports cars, you can’t get much more iconic than the MGA. Its lovely styling, simplicity, and agile handling made it an instant hit for MG. This example is part of a collection of classic… more»

Affordable Drop-Top: 1974 MGB

Finding a project candidate that is solid, affordable, and promises to be a straightforward restoration can be challenging, but that appears to be the opportunity awaiting the new owner of this 1974 MGB. The seller’s grandfather has been tinkering… more»

No Reserve: 1972 MG Midget

In the beginning, there was the cheap, cheerful Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite. This car filled the “simple sports car” niche that Donald Healey felt had been vacated as its own cars grew heavier and gained seats. At first, the Bugeye… more»

BF Auction: 1974 MGB Roadster

Rubber bumper MGBs represent a major bargain in the classic car world. You could swap out the bumpers for chrome ones, but frankly, this is a car that should just be maintained and driven! It’s not a perfect specimen… more»

Owned For 40 Years: 1953 MG TD

Long-term ownership can often determine whether an enthusiast pursues a classic car to park in their garage. This 1953 MG TD ticks that box, with its current owner having been its custodian for over four decades. It has spent… more»

Barn Finds Garage Update: 1967 MG Midget

It’s been a little while since we’ve done a garage update, but we’ve also been incredibly busy with Barn Finds Auctions, so we haven’t had much time to work on our projects. I decided to take a break from… more»

BF Auction: 1977 MGB Roadster

There are two things to love about classic British sports cars. The first is that they are enormously enjoyable to own and drive. More importantly, the elegantly simple engineering makes them the ideal candidate for an enthusiast seeking a… more»

Mix and Match: MGA Twin Cam Roadster Project

August must be MGA Twin Cam month because we just covered a coupe here. But hey, the more the merrier! Here on craigslist is a different proposition altogether: an MGA Twin Cam bits ‘n pieces project, with a correct… more»

BF Exclusive: 1979 MGB Roadster

British sports cars remain popular in the classic market, and there are good reasons for this. They provide an engaging driving experience, and the simple engineering of most makes them prime candidates for restoration and ongoing maintenance in a… more»

Barn Finds Group Buy? 12-Car British Barn Find!

Many years ago, I purchased a wonderful Standard Vanguard Sportsman from Albuquerque, New Mexico. You can see me autocrossing it here (!). The thing I noticed the most about Arizona classic cars while I was there was how rust-free… more»

20 Years Stored: MGB GT Pair

What is it about old MGs that make owners inclined to buy them in batches and otherwise leave them clustered together for years at a time? I don’t think there is an automotive genre more prone to this sort… more»

Rare Twin Cam: Restored 1959 MGA Coupe

The MGA was a fabulous machine, but it was deemed not quite fabulous enough. Its four-cylinder engine wasn’t suitable for serious racing and after a less-than-satisfactory result at Le Mans in 1955, the factory accelerated its efforts to equip… more»

Off Road Since ’71: 1952 MG TD

Is there a more iconic sports car than the MG TD? Well, for a time, this was basically the four-wheeled membership card to any sports car club you wished, but the torch may have been passed from the classic… more»

No Reserve! 1967 MGB Roadster

Barn Finds has covered MGs of all ilks, most recently this nice Braken orange “B” roadster that Russ Dixon wrote up on August 7th; it sold nearly instantly. Here’s another great opportunity to put a British roadster in your… more»