1939 MG WA

Tickford Drophead Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1939
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green/Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • 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: FNE 845 Chassis Number: 4169
The MG WA was produced by the MG Car company between 1938 and 1939, and was at the time the largest and heaviest car the company had built. Although similar to the SA the car had a wider track at the rear allowing a larger body to be fitted.
The car used a tuned version of the six cylinder Morris QPHG engine enlarged to 2561 cc. The compression ratio was increased to 7.25 to 1 and a new balanced crankshaft was fitted. Drive was to the live rear axle via a four speed manual gearbox with synchromesh on the top three ratios and a divided propshaft. Wire wheels were fitted and the 14 inch drum brakes were hydraulically operated using a Lockheed system.
The saloon body was made in-hou