Good Little Hobby Car — This four-speed convertible makes for a great ride on sunny days. It has a brand new black top, new seat covers, new tires, new carburator, new automatic choke, new water pump and a new master brake cylinder. Could use a nice paint job.
This MG Midget has been with the seller for 36 years and shows 92k miles from new. After being purchased from the original owner in at just under 65k miles, the seller used the car as his daily driver in high school and a bit in college. After a move to New York City inthe Midget was covered and put on blocks in storage for 11 years.
Most things! Won't bother listing everything. This is an old car, so things go wrong!
It touted lightweight design, a removable cloth roof, well-balanced suspension, and ample power. Americans especially came to endear the simple charms of the sometimes quirky roadsters for the affordable fun they provided. Since American manufacturers offered no real competition against them, MG continued to support the market with Midget upgrades well into the s. Coming out today on our auction block we have a prime example from the final generation of Midgets manufactured.
Eventually the kids grew up and now it was time for the boat, car and etc. I found this MG Midget 3 years ago while working as a consulting engineer in a proposed one of a kind indoor auto reclamation facility in Connecticut. With the help of the facilities staff I purchased the car and took advantage of their hospitality to fix minor rust and repaint.
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Initially it came with a cc engine offering 46 horsepower. Inthe Midget gained front disc brakes and the engine grew to 1,cc, bringing horsepower to 55 BHP. Rollup windows were added with the MK II inand four more horses were added in
The first version, announced at the end of June was essentially a slightly more expensive badge-engineered version of the MkII Austin-Healey Sprite deluxe version. The original 'frogeye' Sprite had been introduced specifically to fill the gap in the market left by the end of production of the MG T-type Midget as its replacement, the MGA had been a significantly larger and more expensive car with greater performance. Many existing MG buyers turned to the Sprite to provide a modern low-cost sports car and so a badge-engineered MG version reusing the Midget name made sense. The new Midget differed from the Sprite only in grille design, badging, improved interior trim, better instruments and added external polished trim to justify its higher price.
The TC is quite accurately well known as the specific car that caused the Up for your consideration is a clean MG Midget with engine. Great car that is extremely solid all around.