Streetside Classics - Nashville
6000 Reliance Dr
This 1980 MGB is a Limited Edition model that adds style to show how one of the best-selling British drop-tops was given a proper sendoff. So if you love a sleek triple-black driver's classic, you know this is well-done distinction.
This was the final year for the MGB, and really, it was the end of the line for sprightly British two-seaters that were fun, affordable, and stylish. MG seemed to understand how important this really was and gave us a one last version we'd never forget. All Limited Edition cars were black from the factory, and this one received a quality respray later in life to keep its luster looking good in the sunshine. They also received a special silver striping package, and so the full-length streaks also show off the quality of the body. It all makes it easy for British car fans to instantly recognize this is something special (it's believed less than 6,800 Limited Edition cars were made over a two-year run.) Other distinct features of these LE cars are the deep chin spoiler and luggage rack. And those special five-spoke alloys were a true calling card for these special edition convertibles.
The black convertible top looks good against the body, and when you take it down, there's a tidy black interior. It gives it a great full midnight package inside and out, and not all LE cars even got this ultra-desirable triple-black style. This is a great one to show off to the world with quality details, like good door panels, nice carpeting, a smooth dash, and a taut convertible boot cover. Plus, the driving experience is always a priority with the high-back bucket seats, crisp gauges, grippy sports steering wheel, and a perfectly-placed gearshift. There are also nice details, like the wood dash with Limited Edition badge. And the upgrade to an AM/FM/CD stereo with aux input means you get modern driving music in this classic British drop-top.
The engine bay has a great vintage look, right down to the Austin-Rover logo on top of the valve cover. This correct 1.8-liter motor shows the right signs of good maintenance, and the way it one fires up and runs reaffirms the good care. While you might love showing this one off, the nimble handling combined with control of the four-speed manual transmission means you may never get off the back roads long enough to join the car show. There's even proper Michelin tires and the stopping power of power brakes w/front discs.
The sale comes complete with a service manual and even a new trunk rack. So when such a cool collectible is also quite affordable, you know you need to hurry on this deal. Call today!!!
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