Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1933
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: OD 6791 Chassis Number: 3772
It was in August 1932 that the J series Midgets were announced with Cecil Kimber too impatient to wait for the London Motor Show in October of that year. The whole Midget range was in need of rationalisation and this was certainly achieved with the new Midgets. There were 4 models announced, J1, J2, J3 and J4 with only the J1 and J2 available initially. With the J2 selling for just £199.10s and the J1 for marginally more, the cars were within the reach of many enthusiasts of the era. The J1 was offered with 4 seater open or closed bodywork whilst the J2 was strictly a two seater sports car. The J3 and J4 variants, although^ announced, did not appear until mid 1933 and were specifically aimed at the racing fraternity. The new range replaced the M, C and D type Midgets which were by now becoming outdat