1978 MG MGB Roadster User Reviews

1978 MG MGB Roadster Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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Ivor writes:
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fun with the top down great handling

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rust problems and low fuel consumption

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A Great Little British Sports Car For Little Money — a great car in the summer with the top down sharp handling if a little tail happy when the road is wet. will keep up with modern day traffic but the fuel consumption is a little bit on the bad side for a small engine. the grin factor has got to be a 9 out of 10 and i think another 9 for looks maintenance is cheap as long as your willing to get your hands dirty and parts are easly obtained so keeping it on the raod shouldn't be a problem. the build quality is typical british so rust is always a problem so you need to keep on top of it all the time

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Bestgrip writes:
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5

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Fun to drive! people look, lots of photographs taken of the car, cheap parts,big people can fit in them with room to spare!!!!

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If you drive one or sit in one you will run out and get one!

Bestgrip
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A Pretty Big Deal ! — Fun, zippy,looks great,cheap parts,people love them, the car will go up in value a lot over the next 10-15 years,lots of car clubs to join,meet new friends,lots of info on the internet on them!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Charlie writes:
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Fun, good looking

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Typical British reliability issues

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British Car At Its Best — Another of the many sports cars my dad owned in the eighties, light blue with black interior, cassette player, chrome wheels. The carburator caught on fire once, but my dad was able to put it out in time. He sold it because he needed to downsize

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1964 MG MGB Roadster Reviews

A Reliable And Easy To Maintain Classic Two Seater. By Bruce

With a 95bhp 1798cc engine, performance was good, but dropped if the twin carbs got out of sync. I noticed a slight rattle from the engine, but was told it was the little ends and was not urgent. ho... Read More

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1965 MG MGB Roadster Reviews

1965 Mgb Roadster By Danny

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1966 MG MGB Roadster Reviews

Della By Arctic

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1968 MG MGB Roadster Reviews

Pure Classic! Piece Of British Motoring Heritage. By Mohammad Musa

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1969 MG MGB Roadster Reviews

Love It By toblerson

I love this car! still needs a bit of work yet. I did the body work and paint myself. custom leather dash with wood gauge panels and door panels. rebuilt Nissan A14 motor still needs some adjustment... Read More

Great Car To See In Action, By Richard

The look is classic roadster. Soft top, wire wheels, big round curves. The engine is solid but you have to baby it, and you have to be able to work on it. mostly a weekend car. Low to the ground a... Read More

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