MG History.

So, at the 1962 London Motor Show, MG wheeled out their new car to considerable praise - and as they had with the MGA before it, the company made sure that marketing and sales emphasis was placed firmly on the US market. The UK press lauded the car; Motor magazine, for instance, commented that the MGB was a "delightful modern sports car with a marked bias towards the 'grand touring' character … a pleasure to drive." In those days, car magazines tended to be a little more circumspect in their language than they are today, but reading between the lines, it would appear that the road testers saw it more as an inexpensive GT roadster than an out-and-out sports car.

Today the MG badge is owned by The Rover Group and appears on sport versions of Rover saloons as well as the popular MGF two-seater model. Tastes and ideas may have changed in the modern world of car production, and indeed with the buying public, but no MG of today or of tomorrow will ever earn the loyal and avid following as that enjoyed by those older and more authentic cars.

William Morris could be considered one of the founding fathers of the British motor industry. Beginning his career in Oxford in the 1890’s as a cycle mechanic, he later branched out into the new motor trade and by 1910 had established himself as the proprietor of the Morris Garages, Oxford’s leading car dealer. Three years later he was to fulfil his ambition of becoming a motor manufacturer when the first Morris car went into production at Cowley, near Oxford.

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In 1923 Cecil Kimber constructed the first MG. He started with a Morris Oxford chassis and mounted a reworked Hotchkiss engine in it. Around this skeleton he wrapped just enough sheet metal to enclose the working parts, squeezed two bucket seats inside, and finished off the rear with a flashy tapered boat tail. The fenders were a gesture, square cut and mounted away from the body on outriggers. Strangely enough this Model 1, with its rounded Cowley, bull nose and no windshield, presented a sleek, functional appearance. It still does. The first MG is still in fine running order and is shipped periodically around the world for the adoration of MG fans everywhere

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All MG models urgently wanted any condition or sell on commission, you can advertise your MG on our website please either e.mail or call with details contact numbers 01923 840236, mobile 07774484497, ask for Edward, Northwood Middx.

mgbroadster 1963

MGB Roadster 1963 tartan ted coachwork, black leather piped in red, was fully restored in the early ninties, then stored for a number of years, The last owner purchased the car in 1995 in which he as replaced the overdrive gearbox, recent new wire wheels and tyres, the engine as been converted to run on unleaded fuel, new batterys, fuel pump, fuel lines, hood packaway, drives very well, will be sold with new mot tax exempt of course, The car now is in need of a full paint, the chrome is very good, body work still very solid would make ideal project any more info please talk to sales 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx. Sold.

mgb roadster 1972 tartan red

MGB Roadster 1972, tartan red coachwork, black interior, fully restored in mid nineties and still maintains a fairly fresh appearance, tax exempt, recon unleaded engine fitted and covered just 10,000 miles since. working overdrive gearbox, drives well, not a mint car but very reasonably priced, any more info please call Edward 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx can arrange delivery at 90p per mile Sold.

mgbgt 1969

MGBGT 1969, green coachwork, black leather seats, wire wheels, overdrive transmission, rebuilt body and engine early nineties, covered less than 25000 miles since, paint work fair, newish wire wheels, stainless steel fuel tank, stainless exhaust system, history file, drives well, chrome work very good, any more info about this vehicle please call sales 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx, or email us, Sold.

mgbgt 1974 last of the chrome bumper models

MGB GT 1974, Last of the chrome bumper models, Glacier white coachwork, beige interior, wire wheels, overdrive transmission, chrome work good, needs some body work, would make an ideal project, tax exempt, mot May 2016, only 6 former keepers from new, original service books from new drives well, mota lita steering wheel, any more info please call sales 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx can arrange delivery 90p per mile. Sold

mgb roadster 1972

MGB Roadster 1972, tax exempt, [Mercedes] hagedorn red coachwork, black leather interior, walnut dash and console, chrome wire wheels plus brand new tyres,, power assisted steering fitted, overdrive gearbox, rebuilt unleaded engine, mota lita steering wheel, recent soft top fitted, was restored in 2010, and still maintains a very fresh appearance, how ever this car was reshelled useing a new British Leyland shell in early eighties, drives very well, mot April 2018 with no adviserys, any more info please call 07774484497 any time Northwood Sold

mgb roadster 1972

MGB roadster 1972, tax exempt, been off the road and in storage since 2008, now in need of some restoration, solid body work, interior needs attention, car now running and driving, new batterys and fuel pump just been fitted, unleaded engine fitted 2006 covered around 25,000 miles, hood in good condition, no mot or tax, would make an ideal project, only 2 former keepers from new, very good investment will only increase in value, any more info please call Edward 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx, delivery can be arranged 90p per mile Sale Agreed.

MGB GT 1970, tax exempt, last owner 9 years in his time he as replaced rear springs, unleaded head, distributor, mini lite wheels with Yokohama tyres, leather seats, fuel pump,front brake callipers, much more, large folder of invoices, mot just expired, solid floor, castle rails sound, sills look fine although some surface rust, working overdrive gearbox, drives well paint work is the main issue with this mg, how ever would make a nice project and will only increase in value, sunroof repaired at the mg owners club workshop, chrome work fairly good, any more info please call Edward 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx delivery can be arranged at 90p per mile £2750

MGBGT 1979, Pageant blue coachwork. full black leather interior, walnut dash and centre console, mota lita steering wheel, mini lite wheels, professionally converted to chrome bumpers, 1950cc engine with stage two unleaded head, working overdrive gearbox, gas struts on bonnet and tailgate, all old mots and service history going back to early eighties, in which included the original sales brochure, drives well, mot Nov 2017, if you need any more info on this vehicle please call sales on 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx Sold

1980 MG Midget 1500cc, brooklands green coachwork, with beige interior, an unmolested example with only 24890 miles from new, original sales invoice supplying dealer KENNINGS Ltd of Burnley Lancs, only 2 former keepers rfrom new, virtually unmarked coachwork, still with the original carpets, how ever the hood was replaced couple years back, plus mini lite wheels have been added, serviced by the MG Owners club May 2017 also motd May 2018, with no adviserys, two sets of keys, drives as new, original tonneau and hood bag still in the original grey bags, any more information on this car please call 07774484497 any time Northwood Middx. Sale Ageed.