MGs from 1924 to 2017

Pre War MGs

Special Bodied Morris Cowley

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1923 – 24

 

Based on the bullnose Morris Cowley. 4 cyl overhead pushrod engine, single SU carburettor. 2 seater

Old Number One

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1925

Number built = 1

A car specially built on a modified Morris Cowley chassis to compete in the 1925 Lands end Trial. 4 cyl, 1548 cc overhead pushrod engine, 3 speed manual gearbox

14/28

1924 – 27

Number built ≅ 400

Based on the 14/28 Morris Oxford. 4 cyl side valve 1800 cc engine, single SU carburettor. 2 seater, 4 seater and saloon bodies

14/40 Tourer

1927 – 29

Number built ≅ 700

An upgraded version of the 14/28. improved handling, braking & performance. 35 bhp

14/28

1924 – 27

Number built ≅ 400

Based on the 14/28 Morris Oxford. 4 cyl side valve 1800 cc engine, single SU carburettor. 2 seater, 4 seater and saloon bodies

14/40 Tourer

1927 – 29

Number built ≅ 700

An upgraded version of the 14/28. improved handling, braking & performance. 35 bhp

 

18/80 Tourer

1928 – 32

Number built ≅ 750

Entirely MG Chassis design, 2470cc 6 cyl ohc engine, twin SU carburetors, 80 bhp. Various 2 seater, 4 seater and saloon bodies.

 18/100 ‘Tigress’

1830 – 31

Number built = 5 

Racing model of 18/80 4 seater open racing body

M Type Midget

1929-32

Number built ≅ 3200

First MG Midget built, based on Morris Minor. 850cc ohc 4 cyl engine, 3 speed gearbox. Open 2 seater & closed coupe bodies.

 

C Type Midget

1931-32

Number built = 44

Competition model of M Type, 750cc, 4 cyl ohc engine, 4 speed gearbox, supercharged.  2 seater racing body

D Type Midget

1931-32

Number built ≅ 250

A 4 seater tourer based on the M type with either an open or salonette body. 850cc ohc 3 speed gearbox. 

 

F Type Magna

1931-32

Number built ≅ 1250

Open 2 seater (F2) or 4 seater (F1 & F3) MG. 1270cc ohc 6 cyl, 4 speed gearbox. 

J Type Midget

 

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1932-34

Number built ≅ 5530

An upgraded version of the M Type Midget, 850cc ohc 4 cyl engine, 2 SU Carbureters, 4 speed gearbox with 750cc supercharger as option. 4 models produced 

 

K Type Magnette

1932-35

Number built 400

improved F Type,  in either 1090cc, 1270cc or 1285cc 6 cyl ohc engine with 3 SU Carburetors, 4 speed or pre-selector gearbox.  either 4 or 2 seater saloons or tourers

K3 Magnette

 

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1933-34

Number built = 32

A racing version of K type, 1087cc, 6 cyl ohc, supercharged engine. 4 speed pre-selector gearbox, 2 seater racing body

 

L Type Magna

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1933-34

Number built ≅ 575

A development of the F Type. 1087cc ohc 6 cyl, twin SUs 4 speed gearbox. Open 2 and 4 seater and 4 seat salonette and 2 seater coupe.

N Type Magnette

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1934-36

Number built ≅ 750

A development of the K and L types, 1286cc ohc 6 cyl engine, twin SU Carbureters, 4 speed gearbox. open 2 and 4 seater, 3 models – NA, NB and NE (racing version) produced 

 

P Type Midget

1934-36

Number built ≅ 2500

An upgrade of the J Type with stronger chassis and better brakes. 850cc (PA) and 940cc (PB) ohc 4 cyl engine, twin SU carburetters. 4 speed gearbox.  Open 2 and 4 seater bodies 

 

Q Type

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1934

Number built 8

A racing version of the P type, with a 745cc 4 cyl ohc supercharged engine, 4 speed pre-selector gearbox. 

R Type

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1935

Number built = 10

Single seat racing model. upgraded chassis and suspension version of Q type. 750cc ohc 4 cyl, supercharged engine, 4 speed pre-selector gearbox. 

SA Type – 2 litre

1936-39

Number built ≅ 700

A long (10 ft) wheel base, luxury 4 seat tourer, 2288cc push-rod ohv 6 cyl engine, twin SU Carbureters, 4 speed gearbox. Saloon, tourer and convertible bodies. 

 

TA & TB Midget

1936-39

Number built ≅ 3400

An upgrade and larger version of the PB. 1290cc (TA) and 1250cc (TB) push-rod, ohv, 4 cyl engine, twin SU carburetters. 4 speed gearbox.  Open 2 seater sports bodies 

 

VA Type – 1 1/2 litre

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1937-39

Number built ≅ 2400

A smaller (9 ft) version of the SA, with a 1550cc 4 cyl push-rod, ohv engine, twin SU carburetters, 4 speed gearbox. Saloon, tourer and convertible bodies.

WA Type – 2.6 litre

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1937-39

Number built ≅ 370

A wider version of the SA, with a 2560cc 6 cyl push-rod, ohv engine, 4 speed gearbox. Saloon, and convertible bodies.