1936 MG PB

Half Crackers Team Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1936
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Cream
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS MG Live Festival Silverstone
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Nr. Towcester
Northampton
NN12 8TN
Saturday 11th July 2009
COYS MG Live Festival Silverstone
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Nr. Towcester
Northampton
NN12 8TN
Saturday 11th July 2009
Registration Number: VH8637 Chassis Number: PB0395
In 1934/5 M.G. produced almost 2000 P Type Midgets with the 847 cc engine, which had been developed from the earlier J type. However, the heavier car had lost some of the performance of the earlier model, so later in 1935, a larger engine version of the P was produced with the bore increased to 60mm giving 939cc and the result certainly restored some of the performance. This new version was designated PB and the earlier P types became known as PAs. Another welcome change on the PB was a reversion to the closer gearbox ratios as found on the J types. For customers wanting even more power, MG sanctioned the use of supercharging the P engine and, providing the boost pressure did no