Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1960
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Old English White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £17,000 - £22,000
Registration Number: 223 XUV
Chassis Number: GHNL 92216
The MG A made its debut in 1955 at the LeMans 24 hour race; after a succession of open-wheeled models there were fears of an adverse reaction to such a radically streamlined car and it was felt that by showing the MG A in competition first the aerodynamic shape would be accepted as a performance essential. There had been some delays, however, in getting the go ahead for production, as BMC, the owners of MG, had already agreed with Donald Healey to build the Austin Healey 100 and of course feared competition. It was the success of a highly streamlined MG A prototype, which took several speed records up to 153mph that finally persuaded BMC to relent. The competition successes of the MG Magnette ZA saloon had already proven the potential of its new 1,489cc four cylinder engine and this was chose