MGA Twin Cam Roadster 1959

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Lot No: 58

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1959 MG A 6667 (Not Warranted) £37,800.00 + buyers premium


This superb example of a very rare 1959 MGA Twin Cam Roadster has been fully restored by the vendor since being imported into the UK in 2012/13 from Beverly Hills USA. This car has been subject to a complete strip down and rebuild, the body has been removed from the chassis the engine has been sent away to specialists. The car is finished in old English white with red leather interior which is all brand new. The vendor is a retired military engineer who delights in restoring classic English sports cars for his own satisfaction. This car is truly exceptional and can be viewed as from 29th of March.


Included in the history file is a folder of invoices dedicated to the restoration some major invoices include:

Invoices from Westwood Portway LTD:
Work to the engine including manifold, cambox polished, pads, pipes etc total £1617.60
Tensioners, Valves, pistons, bucket inserts – Total £1516.80
Others for £459.60 and £246 for various parts and work carried out

Invoices totalling thousands of pounds for parts ordered from Moss Europe LTD

Invoice from Aldridge Trimming LTD panels, covers etc totalling £609.44

Invoice from Oselli LTD for work to the engine including strip out head, bead blast to clean. Specialist weld repair head re machine to suit. Machine out all cam bucket areas, fir inserts as supplied. Bore out inserts to suit buckets, machine oil ways as required. Fit new valve guides and cut seats to two angle. Recon all valves recut and lap in. Vacuum test seals. Reface head to clean. Total £2376.60

The Don Trimming Co – £353.46 – Red Tonneau and Red Hood

Sportscar Metalworks – Invoices totalling hundreds for various parts and work

Full Details:

Lot No. 58
Auction 29th April 2016 - 91% SOLD
Vehicle Make MG
Vehicle Model A
Year of Manufacture 1959
Mileage 6667 (Not Warranted)
Registration 627YUY
Date first Registered 25-03-1959
Chassis Number YD31732
Engine Number 16G/U/997
Estimated Sale Price £30,000 - 35,000

Please note: Current engine and chassis numbers are supplied by HPI. Prospective buyers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a vehicle and the accuracy of any statement made, be they statements of fact or opinion. All vehicles are sold as seen. If you cannot attend the auction please contact the office for a walk around description over the phone.

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