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MG B GT 1971
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"Matilda is settling down well in her new home, very cosy in our double garage, the paperwork is getting sorted, She has been cleared by HM Revenue & Customs, and I and now in the process of getting her UK registered and licensed, and then the fun starts. I would like to provide you with the following testimonial. 'While searching on-line for a classic marque I chanced upon Waimak Classic Cars and they had the very car I wanted to buy. The whole process of acquiring the car and transporting it from NZ to the UK was made easier by the professionalism of both Jesmond and Gloria, from making contact with an acquaintance of mine in Christchurch and assisting with the viewing of the car including a test drive, and their very friendly and reassuring contact throughout the purchase and shipping of the car, notwithstanding the significant time lapse between our two countries. I have no hesitation in recommending Jesmond and Gloria of Waimak Classic Cars to anyone interested in buying a classic car from them."Hugh Ivins, Norfolk, United Kingdom
The B was an epochal car for MG. During its 18-year production run, it became the world's best-selling sports car.
When launched in 1962, an up to-the-minute specification meant it was a delight to drive compared with its rivals, as well as being a significant step forward from the MGA. There was plenty of power on tap, thanks to its upgraded 1.8-litre B-series engine. Four-speed gearbox with overdrive, rack-and-pinion steering, independent front suspension, and disc brakes were standard fitments right from the start.
In 1965, the B's appeal was considerably widened with the launch of the GT. Its fastback roof, designed by Pininfarina, followed conventional GT styling cues but resulted in disarmingly good looks. The raised windscreen height and side windows meant that there was a realistic amount of headroom for those in the front, although the rear-seats were really only useful for luggage.
And since it went out of production in 1980 (by which time, it was already a classic), an entire support industry has grown up around it.
The traits you experience that make this MGB GT such a good starting place for classic car ownership are based on a number of key factors.
Comfortable and plenty of leg room, this car is very cosy inside for two.
Its also a 2+2, so great for young kids to come along or for additional storage.
Fixed steel roof – so its not a problem to drive if the weather turns inclement.
Instantly recognisable styling, cosy interior, Smith's dials, MG badge, powerless steering, predictable handling and classic front engine, rear drive balance.
Manual with Overdrive
Well maintained and serviced by MG Specialists – Servicing records available.
Body and Paint in perfect condition.
Beautiful interior in excellent condition
Drives and Runs like a dream
Under the skin, the GT is pure Roadster, and that means tidy handling and excellent performance.
This MGB GT offers year round classic car entry ownership with bags of club support if required.
Will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.
TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
Viewing is STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT Only.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.
Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.
The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.
The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.
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PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.