MGA

Barn Find! 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster Project

Export, or perish. Here in the US, we forget the impact that two world wars and a depression wrought on Great Britain – and we forget that the UK government made exports to the US an imperative. Earning dollars… more»

All Apart – 1959 MGA 1500 Coupe

Hankering after a stylish British sports car that won’t obliterate your wallet? Here on craigslist is a 1959 MGA 1500 coupe project car with an asking price of $3500 located in Godfrey, Missouri. While the MGA roadster is a… more»

Head-Turning Driver: 1957 MG MGA

Different classics will appeal to a particular type of enthusiast. Muscle cars tick the boxes for those seeking raw performance, while luxury cars find favor with those wishing to be pampered. Classic British sports cars are sought by those… more»

52 Years of Entombment: 1959 MGA 1600

When MG went from their full-fendered but charming MG TF to the gorgeous but more modern MGA, the difference was striking.  Decades later, enthusiasts are still on the hunt for a solid example to drive and enjoy.  If you… more»

Rare Color: 1958 MGA 1500 Roadster

Rarity claims are nothing new in the classic world, and all must be taken at face value. Such is the case with this 1958 MGA Roadster. It presents well, with the seller making the rarity claim surrounding its paint… more»

BF Auction: 1961 MGA 1600 Roadster

Classic British sports cars make excellent project candidates because manufacturers typically adhered to two fundamental principles when designing a new model. The first was to raid the parts bin for as many drivetrain components as possible. This meant they… more»

Ex-Competition 1961 MGA Offers Plenty of Possibilities

Found here on Facebook Marketplace in Marquette, Michigan is this 1961 MGA 1600 that obviously saw competition at one point. It’s now a garage find and is available for $5,850.

Cheap Auction Find: 1957 MGA Roadster

One of the best things about small, off-the-beaten-path auctions is the potential to find a legitimate diamond in the rough. The major auctions are hardly a best kept secret and you’ll always face pressure to bid too high. But… 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»

Forced Sale: 1961 MGA Roadster Project

What flavor project car is most attractive to you? A running car that you can fix when funds and time allow? A formerly high-performance rat that’s rusting into the ground but costs nothing? Or something in between – a… 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»

No Reserve 1961 MGA 1600 Roadster

The curvaceous MGA followed the MG’s aging T series cars, with their running boards and prominent upright grilles, in 1955. Only financial despair wrought by the TF’s sinking sales sank prompted British Motor Corporation to move the MGA to… more»

Parked In A Barn: 1962 MGA 1600 Mk II Roadster

The MGA cycled through five distinct models over its eight-year production history: the first was the 1500, named for its engine’s displacement; then came the 1600 Mk I; the Twin Cam; the 1600 Mk II – a slight misnomer… more»

Driver Quality 1959 MGA Roadster

The MGA is one of the best-looking, most versatile, user-friendly classics that an enthusiast could hope to own. Parts and technical support are plentiful, the cars are mechanically simple, and performance is more than adequate. Aluminum doors, bonnet, and… more»

On The Carpet! 1962 MGA Mk II

When a person finds themselves “on the carpet,” that’s generally a sign that they are in trouble with someone higher up the food chain. However, the opposite appears to be the case with this 1962 MGA Mk II. The… more»

Solid Body: 1960 MG MGA

One of the most challenging aspects of a classic restoration can be ensuring that the vehicle you are lavishing with your care and attention is rust-free. Very few cars are immune to this issue, and British sports cars are… more»