Further Information

We are delighted to offer for sale this beautiful UK, RHD, matching numbers, 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster in Old English White with Black leather and Cream piping, with 15” wire wheels and Moto Lita wooden steering wheel. Four previous owners, mileage 76,623.
Original 1960 UK brown logbook.
Extensive history file with many invoices and MOT’s.
Major refurbishment carried out Dec 1981 to April 1982 by MG Specialists Simon J Robinson.
Won the MGCC Tyne Tees Club “Cobweb Run” Cup & Prize in April 2017.
Extensively refurbished Oct 2017 – Feb 2018 by G Scott Concours Ltd.
 
The MGA was initially fitted with a 72bhp 1,500cc engine, but in 1959 gained an extra 100cc which gave an extra 7bhp and increased the top speed to 101mph – just over the magic ton.
The brakes were also upgraded and new exterior lights fitted at the front which incorporated amber turn flashers and the detachable side screens also gained sliding perspex windows.
It was to remain in production until 1962 when it was replaced by the softer and somewhat less sporting MGB, by which time 101,000 had been sold, the vast majority to the US market. A growing appreciation of its flowing lines and surprisingly modern driving characteristics have meant that MGAs have become extremely popular of late.


For more information and to arrange a viewing please contact Jonathon Webb on 07442 897760

 

About Carbarn

Car Barn by Aston Workshop is an independent classic, sports and prestige car specialist located on Red Row Estate, an idyllic 37 acre venue set in the North East countryside. Red Row is located in County Durham, only 2 miles away from Beamish Museum, one of the North’s major tourist attractions.  Our car showrooms share our beautiful location with our sister company The Black Horse Beamish pub, restaurant and hotel. We offer a wide variety of used vehicles for sale in our pair of showrooms including special editions, low mileage examples, supercars and high performance models by Aston Martin, Lotus, Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Morgan, McLaren, Lagonda, Jaguar, Ariel and Caterham. As a well established dealer we typically we have around 80 cars on site at any given time and our showrooms are one of the most impressive luxury car collections in the North East of England.  

Our specialist classic and sports car service, repair and diagnosis workshop at Carbarn is staffed by experienced local mechanics with a wide range of skills and diagnostic equipment. If your specialist car has developed a fault please call by and we will be happy to give a no obligation estimate. In addition to annual or routine servicing and maintenance we also undertake classic car restorations including all aspects of chassis repair, engine tuning, paint and body work.

We are one of the North East’s few specialist classic, sports and prestige car buyers who will buy your vehicle directly or offer sale or return and part exchange from our showroom. We are constantly seeking used stock.  If you find yourself thinking the time has come to sell my car, be it classic sports or prestige, and you want to deal with a well established local north east company please contact us to discuss our best price.  We provide a more personal and flexible approach than car buying websites or auctions and as a classic and vintage car specialist are happy to discuss cars which have been in long term storage, off the road, SORN or vehicles which are otherwise described as barn finds.

We have an in house transport service which offers collection, storage and delivery facilities and Carbarn are happy to purchase used classic, sports and luxury cars from across the North East region and the wider UK.

Our experienced team are also pleased to help and advise if you are a collector or seeking to purchase a car specifically for investment purposes.


The benefits of buying and selling with us include:

  • Nationwide collection and delivery service on our own covered transporters
  • Cars which are prepared by technicians working exclusively on classic and sports cars
  • Our own warranty programme
  • A comprehensive customer service which truly works for the duration of ownership
  • The confidence of dealing with a leading independent specialist established over 30 years
  • Finance available on all stock including classic cars


 



 



 

 

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