BRA coming up for sale at H&H auction

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It will probably provide someone with a nice car at a competitive as there is no reserve.
Shame they don’t give a few more details. BHP, mileage etc.
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Mileage is 11,151 as at last MOT in Feb 2020. Currently no MOT but taxed until Dec 2022 so I'm assuming it is MOT exempt. (Although that is a rather grey area.)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... n-criteria
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I must confess I didn’t think a re registered car could still be MOT exempt but I have come across another a while ago.
As you say - a grey area.
In the early days pre SVA there was a bit of confusion by both owners and the DVLA on what to call the new car. I guess it’s possible that a few crept through on the original reg numbers which would help with that. Certainly the description BRA- MGB was common.
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This paragraph takes away the 'greyness'

Under substantial change criteria ; -

However, if a vehicle meeting one or more of these criteria is taxed as a ‘historic vehicle’, and it has not been modified during the previous 30 years, it is exempt from needing an MOT.
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That needs a full restoration. Nice original Lucas rear lamps L542
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So if a historic registered car was converted prior to 1992 then it won't need an MOT ?
That infers my Cob won't need an MOT in 2030. Hmm. I would have to read up the other criteria.
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My Cobra does not 'need' an MOT, but it will always get one.
It's a professional examination of the car at the time of the test, why would you not have it done ?
Beats crawling about under a car, and with the new shake rattle and roll systems to check all the joints I reckon it's money well spent.
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