MG roadster, soft top; MG Works; 23.10.1980AD; BMHT Loan.1


Abingdon County Hall Museum


MG roadster, soft top

About this object

MG roadster, soft top. Colour bronze with orange upholstery. This car rolled off the MG production line on 23 October 1980. It was the last MGB Roadster made in Abingdon and one of a small number of bronze LE cars.


MG Works

Maker Role


Date Made

20th Century

Date Made


Date Made


Place Made

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon-on-Thames

Place Notes

Made at the MG works in Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

Medium and Materials


Style and Iconography

MG cars

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

MG Works

Subject and Association Keywords

20th century

Subject and Association Keywords



British Motor Heritage Trust

Credit Line

On loan from the British Motor Heritage Trust Collection. This display was made possible by the generous sponsorship of British Motor Heritage Limited who dismantled the car and made a special cradle for the body shell which was carefully slipped through a first floor window of the Museum, where it was re-assembled for display.

Object Type


Object number

BMHT Loan.1

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