A Classic in Its Own Right
The MGB is a two-door sports car, a veritable classic in its own right. Production started in 1962 and ran until 1980. At the time the 1973 Mg MGB hit the automotive market, the timing was far from perfect, with fuel prices skyrocketing owing to the energy crisis plaguing all major international markets at that time, making it nigh impossible to afford a big engine car. However, if you strictly talk about the car itself, it had all the right features for success in that era.
The first MGB produced as a roadster with a two-seater body; it did come with a rear seat option at one point though. Although it might seem small in size, it offered the complete package with its sufficient passenger space and luggage accommodation. Over the years, the MGB underwent many subtle changes until the MGB 173 GT V8 arrived having the 3,528 cc Rover V8 engine. This engine is one of the most powerful and light engines, used in the Buick and Oldsmobile cars as well.
With great handling and fuel economy, this car is a pure joy to drive and shear through the winds on the roads. Back then, it’s success was greatly hampered by the prevalent energy crisis, but it would have definitely made a mark on the industry otherwise, garnering considerable praise from critics even so. It's top down makes it a great car to take out on those sunny evenings. However, some people might find its performance a bit off in terms of responsiveness, but with stylish features and a strong body, if you can find a 1973 Mg MGB today, go for it and fulfill your desires of a classic coupe.