Tool kit includes knock-off wrench, lead hammer and jack in trunk
Documentation includes MGC handbook, MGC workshop manual, SU carburetor rebuild manual and the Best of C Notes manual
Own this Vehicle from $419 per month-636-600-4600
Long before there was a Mazda Miata, there were MGs. A pinnacle of 1960s simplicity and fun wrapped in a tidy package, many of these two-seaters found favor with drivers seeking an escape from Detroit’s much larger vehicles. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this 1969 MG MGC, which is the rarely seen 6 cylinder Big Brother to the ever popular MGB.
This particular unit was one of only 1,757 built for export to the United States in 1969 and it was had aA comprehensive nut and bolt restoration some years ago. It is being sold on an actual mile title showing only 39710 miles.
Dressed in Classic Primrose Yellow, the car’s paint and trim are in excellent order. The car’s glass panels, lights, and bodywork are all similarly spectacular. This car includes the rare factory hardtop in addition to the black soft-top, plus it comes with both short and full tonneau covers. The engine bay is quite tidy and the car’s chrome bumpers fit tightly to the body. Note that this roadster comes with three windshield wipers.
This MG rolls on Michelin XZX radials, size 165SR15 at all four corners and each tire surrounds a factory chrome, 72-spoke, double-laced wire wheel. There is also a spare wire wheel included. The car’s tool kit includes a knock-off wrench, lead hammer and a jack, all located in the boot (trunk).
Under the bonnet (hood) is a 2.9L straight six-cylinder engine with dual SU HS6 one-inch carburetors, making a spritely 145 horsepower, which is more than enough gusto to move this light car from a stop. Mated to the motor is a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive.
Inside, the car has black Connolly leather seats with the correct 1969 headrests. The seats are in very good order, as is the matching Wilton wool carpet. The three-spoke MG steering wheel is present and looks spiffy. The instrument panel is excellent while the inner door panels are in very good order. The shifter looks ready for action. Completing the interior is a Kenwood AM/FM stereo with cassette deck.
The MGC was a 2,912 cc, straight-six version of the MGB sold from 1967 and only produced until August 1969 with some sales running on into 1970. The first engine to be considered was an Australian-designed six-cylinder version of the BMC B-Series but the production versions used a new seven-main-bearing development of the Morris Engines designed C-Series that was also to be used for the new Austin three-liter four-door saloon. The body shell needed considerable revisions around the engine bay and to the floor pan but externally, the only differences were a distinctive bonnet bulge to accommodate the relocated radiator and a teardrop for carburetor clearance. It had different brakes from the MGB, 15-inch wheels, a lower geared rack-and-pinion and special torsion bar suspension with telescopic dampers. Like the MGB, it was available as a coupé (GT) and roadster. An overdrive gearbox or three-speed automatic gearbox were available as options. The car was capable of 120 mph and a 0–60 mph time of 10.0 seconds.
Documentation includes MGC handbook, MGC workshop manual, SU carburetor rebuild manual and the Best of C Notes manual.
Competition to this MG in 1969 included Alfa-Romeo’s Spider Veloce, Chevrolet’s Corvair Convertible, Lotus’ Elan S4 Drophead and Porsche’s 911 Targa.
If you’re looking for a “mod” set of wheels to show you’re still “with it,” pop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars to look over this British roadster from a by-gone era.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 39,747 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
OR Copy & Paste the Link Below to Watch the Video:
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.
We make every effort to present information that is accurate. However, it is based on data provided by the vehicle manufacturer and/or other sources and therefore exact configuration, color, specifications & accessories should be used as a guide only and are not guaranteed. We are not liable for any inaccuracies, claims or losses of any nature. Inventory is subject to prior sale and prices are subject to change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offer(s). The price for listed vehicles as equipped does not include other charges such as: License, Title, Registration Fees, State or Local Taxes, Smog Fees, Credit Investigation, Optional Credit Insurance, Physical Damage of Liability Insurance, Delivery Fees, Finance and/or Documentation Fees. Any and all differences must be addressed prior to the sale of this vehicle.
Auction123 (a service and listing/software company) and the Seller has done his/her best to disclose the equipment/condition of this vehicle/purchase. However, Auction123 disclaims any warranty as to the accuracy or to the working condition of the vehicle/equipment listed. The purchaser or prospective purchaser should verify with the Seller the accuracy of all the information listed within this ad.