Car Company Limited was the British sports car manufacturer that made the marque famous. MG cars had their roots in a s sales promotion sideline of Morris Garages , a retail sales and service centre in Oxford belonging to William Morris. A separate M. Car Company Limited was incorporated in July It remained Morris's personal property until 1 July , when he sold it to his holding company, Morris Motors Limited. MG underwent many changes in ownership over the years.
Restoring Sprites & Midgets: An Enthusiast's Guide by Grahame Bristow
Restoring Sprites & Midgets
The BMC A-Series engine did service in a variety of cars for almost 50 years, during which time it was available in a bewildering variety of capacities and states of tune. In fact, that is not quite true: the A-Series was a fine engine. Of course, by the time of the launch of the Austin Metro in , great play was made by the British press about the fact that here they had a new car, which truly competitive and as good news as it was, was still powered by an engine that first saw service in the Austin A30 some 30 years previously. Of course, to make this criticism was to miss the point entirely. British Leyland had expended much time and effort on the task of replacing the A-Series engine, but the trouble was that it was capable of delivering fantastic fuel consumption figures thanks in no small part to its excellent torque characteristics and thermal efficiency.
Original Sprite & Midget The Restorer's Guide
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Mike Authers was brought up in Abingdon and vividly remembers as a small child watching new MG Midgets being put through their road tests. Also seeing the export models being driven through the town to the railway station and loaded onto the waiting trains bound for the docks. Although too young to work at the factory Mike did belong to the MG factory sports club.