Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1939
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Markenfarbe innen 
    Tan
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

MG added the all-new 1 1/2 liter VA to their range at the 1936 London Motor Show, cataloging three body styles, a four-door saloon, a four seat tourer and the Tickford folding head foursome (drophead coupé), the latter coachwork manufactured by Salmons & Sons Ltd. of Newport Pagnell. The 1,548cc, overhead valve engine was fed by twin SU carburetors and generated a useful 54bhp, driving through a four-speed gearbox, combining to give the car lively performance and good fuel economy.

This is an example of the 'folding head foursome', a handsome style intrinsically British in its design, and offering the options of a completely lowered top, an entirely closed car or a half-way house, of the driving seats being in the open and the passengers sheltered. It was a style much favored in the U.K. and frequently visible on Jaguars, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and other marques in the immediate pre-war years.

The car resided in its former ownership for 26 years and approximatel