Road spirit: 1957 MG A Banshee

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The Banshee was the female forest spirit in the irish popular tradition, in this case her name was borrowed by the fiberglass producer who dressed this 1957 MGA chassis.

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Many of these cars have been over-used during the years so many of the remaining cars got enormous wheels, V8 powerplants and many incorrect modifications: this car looks at least as genuine as it was built fifty years ago. It has not anymore the original engine but a Volvo B18 engine.

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The body lines recall a mix between the Ferrari 250 GTO and the 275 GTB, but the best part of this car, accorsing to us, is the interior: very straight and period correct, although a lot of work is needed to bring them back to the past glory. The seller says that the rear screen is not on the car but he has a spare one which will come with the car. The fiberglass body is not a problem at all to fix and, when restored a painted in a proper color, it will look great. For sure, not a car for tall men. Find it for sale here in Toms River, NJ, with bidding at $2,500 and reserve not met.

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