MGA Twin Cam Roadster Classic Data Zustand 1
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Maintenance November 2023 - January 2024 - engine, transmission and clutch
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1959 | MG MGA Twin Cam

Roadster Classic Data certification 1 very good, as new

€74,000
🇩🇪Private seller

Description

MGA Twin Cam Roadster

The MGA Twin Cam were produced between 1958 and 1960. Only 1788 Roadster and 323 Coupes were built.

Originally the Twin Cam engine was develloped for racing. MGA Twin Cams took part at many races between 1958 and 1962, for intance the Tourist Trophy, the Ralley Liege-Rome-Liege, the Ralley Monte Carlo, the Tulip- and the Acropolis Ralley and the 12 hours of Sebring, Florida. From 1959 to 1961 Twin Cams raced at the 24 hours of Le Mans. in 1960 the car of Ted Lund and Colin Escot took the victory in their class.

2013 the car was bought by the owner in the Netherlands from a well-known dealer. Since this time the Twin Cam was intensively restored and constantly improved. All restorations are documentated intensively.

The Twin Cam is in a Concours condition - Classic Data certification  1 , very good, as new.

The racing genes of the Twin Cam is clearly noticeable in the fantastic running characteristics and the performance.

Here are the most important data of the MGA Twin Cam:

Date of manufacture: June 16. - 17., 1959

Delivery date: June 18, 1959

Delivery country: USA

First registration: December 31., 1960

Chassis number: YD32266

Original left-hand drive

Engine number: 16GB / U / 1093 - original Twin Cam engine

Date of manufacture of engine: February 1959

Engine type: Twin Cam, Engine with double overhead camshaft - dohc engine -.Engine block made of gray cast iron – engine block number AEH 546 – .Cylinder head made of light metal.

Odometer reading: 11.950 km

Disc brakes on all 4 wheels

Dunlop hole racing rims with central locking

Larger front position lights, the yellow part of the lens is reserved for the direction indicator - license plate for later produced Twin Cam models -

Rear lights divided separately into yellow and red lenses for indicators and tail lights - license plate for later produced Twin Cam models -

Color: Black exterior, beige leather interior

Dashboard covered in beige Vynide faux leather

Everflex top cover in beige

Plug-in windows with sliding side windows, frame covered with identical material to the top cover, beige - hallmark for later produced Twin Cam models -

Bag for the window panels and tonneau cover with steering wheel pocket in identical material to the top cover, beige

Special equipment:

5 speed transmission

Dual circuit brake system

Stainless steel exhaust system

Brake booster

Electric ignition distributor “123”

Battery cut-off switch – immobilizer –

Hazard warning lights

Sun visors

Seat belts

MG tool bag with on-board tools and workshop manual

CTEK battery charger

Car Pajamas Vehicle Cover “Auto Storm-Aqua”

Maintenance and restorations:

The Twin Cam was serviced regulary and continoously improved.

The car was completely repaired with engine, gearbox and clutch between November 2023 and January 2024 

Manufacturing certificate British Motor Industry Heritage Trust

Owned since 09/2013, kilometers driven since then correspond to the odometer reading.

MGA Twin Cam with outstanding driving characteristics in concours condition.

Price:  €74,000 

Tel.: 0049-172-2973187

bruno.gaertner@arcor.de

Vehicle details

Vehicle data

Make
MG
Model series
MGA
Model name
MGA Twin Cam
Manufacturer code
MK I
First registration date
12/1960
Year of manufacture
1959
Mileage (read)
11,950 km
Chassis number
YD32266
Engine number
16GB / U / 1093
Gearbox number
Not provided
Matching numbers
No
Previous owners
Not provided

Technical details

Body style
Convertible (Roadster)
Power (kW/hp)
79/108
Cubic capacity (ccm)
1588
Cylinders
4
Doors
2
Steering
Left (LHD)
Gearbox
Manual
Gears
5
Transmission
Rear
Front brakes
Disc
Rear brakes
Disc
Fuel type
Petrol

Individual configuration

Exterior color
Black
Manufacturer color name
Black
Sun roof
No
Folding roof
Yes
Power Assisted Steering
No
Central locking
No
Electric windows
No
Interior color
Beige
Interior material
Leather
Heated seats
No
Air conditioning
No
ABS
No
Airbag
No
Cruise control
No

Optional equipment

5 speed transmission
Dual circuit brake system
Stainless steel exhaust system
Brake booster
Electric ignition distributor
Battery cut-off switch – immob
Hazard warning lights
Sun visors
Safety belts
CTEK-battery charger
Car Pajamas Vehicle Cover “Aut
On board tool bag

Condition, registration & documentation

Condition category
Restored
Has Report
Report provider
Classic Data
Rating
Sehr gut - Note 1
Condition
MOT
MOT until
04/2025
Historical license plate
Registered
Ready to drive
Accident free

Location

Private seller

50737 Köln

🇩🇪 Germany

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