1962 MG 1100

FIA papers historic saloon

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1962
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: TBA
Introduced in 1962 the MG 1100 became the first small MG sports saloon, the start of a line of front wheel drive MG saloons that would continue (albeit with a break in between) until the late 1980’s, in some ways the MG 1100 could also be seen as the Grandparent to today’s front wheel drive "Hot Hatches”.
The MG 1100 used the usual BMC 1100 bodyshell, this time featuring an enlarged MG grille which dwarfed the front grilles on all other 1100 saloons. Mechanically the MG 1100 used the same set-up as the rest of the range; it did however share the twin carbs and three branch manifold with its sporting sister model, the Riley (1100) Kestrel. The twin carb MG 1100 produced a sprightly 55bhp, enough power to turn this small car into an entertaining sports saloon.
This charming MG 1100 has been built to an impressive race specification. A significant amount of time has been put into this car with the necessary upgrades required for com