Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1932
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International - The Racing Car Show
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK
Saturday 16th January 2009
Collectors' Items at 12.30pm
Motor Cars at 3.00pm
Registration Number: EU Taxes paid Chassis Number: 2042
The MG J2 set the trend for British sports cars during the 1930s. Introduced in 1932, many sports cars of the thirties copied the J2 body style with its cut away doors, cycle type mudguards, fold flat windscreen and slab gas tank with spare wheel on the back. It remained the bedrock of MG styling until 1955, when the TF was replaced by the more aerodynamic MGA.
The J-Series was available either as a J1, an open four-seater or closed coupe, or as a J2, a small two-seater open sports car. The significant change made to the J2 during its production was the switch to swept wings and running boards in 1933. The J2 has a four-cylinder, single overhead cam engine with a c