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MG Midget (1961 – 1979)

September 25th, 2018

In the early days the MG Midget was the perfect roadster, with its gutsy 948cc A series twin SU carbs eking out 46 bhp was fine for the early sixties with roads being un challenged as they were. But later that decade the MG was given more power by way of the Mini Cooper ‘S’ with a detuned head giving just 65 bhp and not the full 76 bhp which the Mini had.

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Top ten classic hatchbacks

February 28th, 2017

Heritage Classic Car Insurance looks at the original hatchbacks from the classic 80’s. The hatchback was an innovative concept bought on in the 1970’s and fully developed by the eighties into performance hot hatchbacks. Light and practical the hatchback was ideal for families and the younger driver.

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MG C (1967 – 1969)

December 1st, 2016

The MGB GT was a perfectly good sports car in itself when it arrived in 1965 with conventional GT styling of the time at a fraction of the going price, However the MG was a little sluggish when it came to its competition such as the Triumph TR4 and soon after the TR5 which was exactly what MG had in mind when it produced the MGC. The six cylinder 2912cc engine was MG’s answer to fill the gap in the BMC’s range with the demise of the big Healey’s and with such powerful competition from its rival namely Triumph the MG C was born.

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MG Metro (1982–1990)

August 12th, 2016

Back in 1982 after the launch of the popular Mini replacement the MG Metro came with two sportier models representing the time of the hot hatch-back. The MG Metro and MG Metro Turbo, both cars wowed buyers with their sporty looks and stylish interiors.

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