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1961 MG MGA

Price: US $42,500.00

1961 MG MGA
1961 MG MGA1961 MG MGA

Technical details

Number of Cylinders:4
Body Type:Convertible
Warranty:Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Vehicle Title:Clear
Drive Type:RWD
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Exterior Color:Dark British racing Green
Drive Side:Left-hand drive
Interior Color:Carmel
:“Former concours car with a racing past. 19-year-old frame off restoration with completely new drivetrain upgrade this year. Engine is now MKII specs with 1622cc displacement, 4-speed manual transmission, new brakes, suspension, exhaust, fuel, cooling, charging, and starting systems. Reliable car with stunning looks. Perfect "Poor Man's Jaguar" classic.”
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Public info

Car location:Richmond, Indiana, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Last update:9.11.2018

Additional Info

1961 MGA 1600 Roadster named "Louis". Formerly owned by the late Louis DiPisquale of Kettering, Ohio. It is a heater delete car. This car was raced in New Mexico and then raced at Mid-Ohio where it became an Ohio car. it was then left parked for many years prior to a frame-off restoration finished in 1999. This is when Louis purchased the car and continued to make improvements with a carmel colored leather interior and the many chrome accessories under the hood. The engine had mildly prepared racing upgrades including a racing cam, ported head, tubular header exhaust. Louis also had the Bullet sport racing mirrors installed paying homage to the car's racing heritage. This MGA was shown regularly in the Dayton/Cincinnati, Ohio area for several years ending with Louis' passing in 2015. The car had been judged in more than one Concours D'Elegance where it garnered 92.5 and 93 points. (This was prior to it's current upgraded detailed condition).
Stunningly beautiful Dark British Racing Green paint with a carmel British Leather and vinyl trimmed interior. Fresh black Wool-like carpet, fully lined trunk in British Hardura. 
The convetible top is a tan Stayfast canvas cloth as well as the deluxe-sidescreens with Lexan/Plexiglass sliding windows. Also, the tonneau cover is the same upgraded Stayfast.
5 Firestone wide whitewall tires with hubcaps and trim rings. 
Car has new mechanicals, this MGA goes as well as it shows. Very reliable, solid classic sportscar.Engine fully rebuilt to MKII 1622cc specs with new bearings, overbore, new pistons and rings, turned crankshaft, new camshaft (stock grind), lifters (tappets), new oil pump, seals, bearings, ignition, fuel system, rebuilt SU twin carbs. A spin-on oil filter adapter has been installed, also. Engine runs great with plenty of oil pressure and zero smoking.New radiator, water pump, hoses.New engine/transmission mounts.Transmission rebuilt with new bearings, seals, and synchros.
Rebuilt front and rear suspension, new brakes, rotors, resurfaced drums, etc.
Upgrades include a fully polished stainless steel sport tuned exhaust system, new cast irn ported exhaust manifold with high temp wrap,  gear-reduction starter, new generator, an in-line cooling fan for the carbs, new oversize custom double-walled aluminum heat shield for the carbs, 12 volt Negative Ground system.
Options:Whitewall tires, adjustable steering column, tonneau cover, twin horns, windhshield washer, luggage carrier (rack), badge bar, de-luxe sidescreens, Wind Wings, Deluxe twin tinted sunvisors, Sport Racing Bullet mirrors, P700 TriPod Headlights, leather interior, color matched lap belts, Hardura trunk trim.
Car is located in Richmond, IN 47374 USA. Buyer will be reponsible for previewing before buying and all transportation.The car will be available for preview and pick up during the hours of 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00AM to 3:00 PM Saturday (local time)
This car has NO WARRANTY. 
It has a clear Indiana title in my name.
Due to eBay's listing format, I must enter a mileage amount. However, the actual mileage of this car is UNKNOWN.
This car is being advertised locally and may be removed before the listing's end date.
If you have any questions or would like to purchase this fine motorcar, call;Bob 765.993.2212

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