Low mileage chrome bumper MGBGTV8 at Former Glory

This MGBGTV8 has been spotted for sale by Andy Goves, a member of our Pricewatch Team,

On the Former Glory website they also mention another Factory MGBGTV8, 1974, with 49,000 miles from new which was the original Citron (Earls Court Motor Show Colour). It is currently undergoing full body restoration and respray. This car is probably Citron 2105 on display at the 1974 Motor Show at the time when the new rubber bumper model had been launched. At this stage the price is £tbc.

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Factory chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Aconite
On sale with Former Glory at £25,950
Aconite with full sunroof and original period vinyl covered roof and tailgate. Much recent expenditure including suspension and cooling system. Remarkable time warp condition. First registered in September 1974 and with 34,000 miles from new and unrestored.
Former Glory website
CarandClassic website


Review of the car
> MGBGTV8 is Aconite 1856, built on 8th August 1974 and despatched from the Factory on 12th August to Stevenage Motors in Hertfordshire.
> Was registered in 2010 with the V8 Register by a member in Surrey.
> Vinyl covered sunroof and tailgate was an "upgrade" fitted for some owners when a sunroof was installed but it is not universally popular.
> Original Autumn Leaf cloth seats and trim look to be in good condition.
> Sealed beam headlights, an original feature, are seen in the photo.