MGB LE Roadster // Documented 25k Miles // Extensive Documented History


MGB LE Roadster


This incredible MGB LE Roadster was supplied new by official British Leyland dealers H.T.H Autos, John Street, Rochdale to Mrs Elizabeth May of Norden, Rochdale on 2nd March 1981. These final edition roadsters at the time cost £6108 new and because of demand they were changing hands at £7800. This Limited Edition Roadster being 1 of only 420 produced and 1 of only 212 with factory alloy wheels made it a very sought after vehicle. Mrs May cherished the car for 12 years and in February 1993 sold it to Mr Clifford Foster of Swinton, Manchester with a recorded mileage of 19,286. The second owner Mr Foster covered a mere 3423 miles in his 21 year ownership. 

The history file is incredible, packed with invoices and receipts for servicing and maintenance, previous 6 owner details with supporting log books back to new of which one gentleman owned the car twice. Nineteen past MOT Certificates the first dated 28th February 1985 at 10,464 miles, this clearly documents the incredibly low mileage, 2 original keys, Heritage Certificate, original owners manuals in the Leyland Supercover document wallet, original supplying dealer tax disk holder and past valuation certificates etc.

MOT until May 2024 and of course this MGB LE is HPI clear with certificate included.

ULEZ EXEMPT - Historic Vehicle

Today the MGB roadster remains one of the UK’s favourite classic cars. This is an excellent opportunity to own a very rare stunning show standard MGB LE Roadster with low mileage and ownership and incredible documented history file.  

Along with superb parts availability, mechanical simplicity, very practical and owners club support all combined offer worry free classic car motoring allowing the new owner to concentrate solely on enjoyment.  

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In 1980 the last 1000 MGBs were produced and completed in October designated the Limited Edition. The LEs were fitted with front chin spoilers and the distinctive Stag-type alloy wheels. Wire wheels were an option on the roadster version only and the car was finished in bronze metallic paint with gold LE stripes running the length of the car bodywork. The interior was upholstered in orange and brown striped cloth trim and this last of the line MGB carried a price tag of £6,108 for the Roadster and £6,576 for the GT. A total of 420 Roadsters and 580 GTs were made before the closure of Abingdon and the last of each model now resides with the Heritage Trust alongside their famous collection of historic vehicles at the Heritage Centre, Gaydon.

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