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Fun In The Sun! — What can I say.... I was 20 when I bought this car for $2,800.! I had a blast driving it The R&P steering was perfect! Being only 20 yrs old, I did go threw some brakes... and got a couple of speeding tickets.... lol but I really did just loved the car. Even tho it's a small car, the construction was so;lid and when sitting inside, I felt I had plenty of protection around me. Gas was not expensive back then... lol Could drive many miles and not be uncomfortable.

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

Pros: Small, Sporty, Handles like a dream, Fun to drive,

Cons: I really have no cons about this year, make and model

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Best Car Ever — terrible on ice good on tar ok on gravel fun to drive fast and one of the coolest cars ive seen but it is way to expensive it is amazing to drive all the time is antique and rare but cool to own.

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

Pros: Every thin

Cons: The cost

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Old White Mg — Kelly needed money to make her house payment,so I gave her the money and got the MG,And it was a decent car but just didnt have much appeal.Leg room was pathetic.When you got out and stood up you started to walk like a cripple...no personal insult intended,Im seventy five percent there now.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap convertible for a thousand bucks.

Cons: Allmost had to pay somebody to take it off my hands

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This Car Is Fun To Drive. On A Warm Sunny Day With The Top Down. Anyplace Is Awesome. — Performance was a little on the low side. Engine did not have a lot of punch, and was not too responsive. Had to anticipate actions in order not to feel left without power. Build quality was rather poor. Unibody was rotted when I got the car, and got worse with time. Constant minor maintenance necessary. Other than the body rust thru it was a handsome car, and always drew attention and positive comments. I've had cars more expensive and less expensive to maintain. Advantage was it was my second car, and I could do most of the work myself. It was probably the most fun driving I have ever experienced. It was like driving a street legal go cart with enough power to take out on the open highway. If I could find a vintage MG in reasonable shape I would consider buying it.

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

Pros: On dry pavement, it drove like it was glued to the road.

Cons: If you can't work on it yourself, it'll cost a fortune to keep running.

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Great Fun To Drive When You're Young & Tolerant. — As with all early Leyland products, you love it for the hour you drive it just before you hate it for the two hours you work on it. BTW, mine was a GT model, a hardtop, with extras like an oil cooler, more gauges & the like. It was burgundy with a gold velour interior.

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

Pros: Like a slot car

Cons: You have to be ready to re-wire anything at any time.

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My Car — I am sure it'll be awesome when it runs...lol. It is a DEEP dark purple paint with white convertible top and biscut tan interior. It hasn't cost me anything except for some to replacement parts in restoring it...LOL.

Pros: Yes!!!

Cons: some

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Classic. Put The Key In The Ignition, Depress The Accelerator, And Motor. — This car was just the essence of classic British style. After 3 years of working on it, I got into decent shape. It was extremely easy to work on. Not really breaking down was the best part. As much as I beat it, it just kept on running. For a car with only 55 horsepower, it was a fun little car.

Pros: Style, Manual Trans....Style!

Cons: Not best shape

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Love It Almost As Much As The Mechanic — When it runs, it's about as fun as it gets. A blast to drive around with the top down, and it even gets reasonable mileage. Repair costs are low, but the quantity adds up.

Pros: Fun, cheap to buy, good mileage

Cons: Repairs

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Gt, Theft-proof Version Og Mgb. Reliable, Economical Fun — I am 4th owner of this relatively solid British sports car. Engine is a bit tired and the body needs a bit of work--but it still looks presentable and has not cost much to operate. I have used it as my only transportation from Spring to Fall for the last 2 years, and my son George has used it for the month of November for these last 2 years.

Pros: Best "OLD CAR" to drive-- reliable, cheap, sexy---

Cons: WINTER- because I can't drive it then--- otherwise nothing

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It Was Great Fun To Drive But Not Very Quick But A Real Classic — Old and creaky, but used to turn heads in its day. Nice engine sound though.

Pros: People stopped to look at it

Cons: The heater stuck on even in the Summer

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1980 MG MGB Reviews

My Time Machine To My Youth By Intrepid999

I have continually owned and maintained an MG B roadster since I was 23 years old (am now 65). I have successfully taken extended road trips from Long Island to Key West /Chicago/Detroit/Atlanta/Washi... Read More

Just Great By carsisus

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1979 MG MGB Reviews

Mgb By Chris

This was my mothers car when I was a kid. When I was a teenager I used to sneak it out at night and drive around the neighborhood. It was a convertable and pretty fun to drive. It was a small car and ... Read More

Tumps Up!! By rommel71

fun car to drive around town not on the free way. you'll get plenty of looks from people giving a smile. folks would come up to you and talk to you about your car. My girls don't like me picking them... Read More

1978 MG MGB Reviews

Best First Car By Jamie

great little car, quick for a 30 year old car, best car ive ever had for comfort, looks and performance. quite a cheap car if you know anything about cars as you can fix it yourself no plastic crap hi... Read More

1977 MG MGB Reviews

Fun Responsive Sports Car By savis

this car packs a lot of fun for a reasonable price. nothing beats driving through valley forge park with the top down and my dog in my lap, ears flapping in the breeze. the handling is fantastic espec... Read More

It Was A Nice Experience To Own It, But I Was Glad To Be Rid Of It. By Ozzie

The MGB is a small british car that attracts attention everywhere you go. Unluckily the 77 model year had ugly rubber bumpers, ugly taillights, and rode higher than its older counterparts. It drove ... Read More

1976 MG MGB Reviews

Nice By jsanders

MGB was a fun car to own and drive. Always gets a lot of looks and having both tops makes it a 3 season car. Winter driving is not recommended because the heat is not very good for the north east wint... Read More

Fun Fun Fun By Richard

Full of character, breaks down constantly, never working, not working right now. Very slow, as good round corners as a bus. Nice colour underneath the rust, Yellow power rules! Sure to impress at uni ... Read More

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