The MG Midget had a heritage within the British automaker. The name disappeared after the last K3 model ofbut the T-Series were Midgets in spirit. Throughthe Sprite and Midget were built side-by-side as fraternal twins differing only in badges, grilles, and minor trim and equipment.
Woolmer Classic Engineering completed a thorough and detailed restoration inpresenting the car as we see it today. Under a new owner it returned to Goodwood in and the Goodwood Members Meeting init is also entered for the Goodwood Members Meeting this March March Offering a unique purchase opportunity.
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Clever word play and knowing circular references are the staple of Drive Tribe but sometimes you just want to satisfy your inner and in my case, outer geek. So in that spirit here's what I've found out about what steering wheels were fitted through the 70's to UK spec Midgets. When I bought my Midget in somebody had fitted an American spec four spoke 'safety' wheel like the ones found in late MGBs and I thought it was hideous so I changed it for an Astrali period wheel of tiny diameter and broad of girth. This had the effect of moving the wheel to 2 inches from my chest and making the car impossible to park unless someone helped me move the wheel.
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Still on its original Numberplate today this fabulous example in underwent a 3yr complete Nut and Bolt Restoration by its 2 professional Engineer Owners. Having now only covered some miles since completion. From the Chassis up as a bare strip,we have a cd showing detail of all the work carried out.
Today these Midgets are known by their type code and subsequent Midgets are essentially the Modern Midgets The variety of detail production changes and the differing pollution and safety requirements for the US market mean that there are 14 distinct versions, 4 different engines and a staggering list of specification changes. Healey was responsible for the car forwards of the doors and MG the rear.
Jump to navigation. It was based upon the successful Austin Healey Frog Eye Sprite but with significant body changes and similar Sprite versions continued alongside to This was the case as it suffered the most significant changes of any MG of the period.
It has been said, and justifiably, that the Sprite and Midget as produced by the MG Car Company from untilprovided motoring enthusiasts with by far the most amount of enjoyment, for by far the least amount of money. One of the most versatile sports cars ever, owners were within days of its announcement, competing successfully with them in all branches of motor sport, and have continued doing so ever since. Equally at home whether being used for racing, rallying, hillclimbing, sprinting, trialling, or auto-testing, these diminutive machines were and are truly competitive, and in talented hands always capable of some giant slaying results. The MkI Midget, as announced in June and fitted with a