L type 0638

 Magna / Posted 3 years ago / 249 views


Supercharged, ENV preselector gearbox, 2 seater aluminium body. Hydraulic brakes.  Building of car in current configuration was commenced & substantially completed by John Butterfield. It was John’s intention to have a fast road/ racing M.G.

Car and engine has been rebuilt in Brisbane, (principally by Joe Wilson and Park Motors) to bring it back to period specifications.

Car was completed to high standard by owner Ross Kelly and appeared at Pre-war Register rally 2011.  After an Australia-wide advertising campaign for 13 months the car was sold overseas.

  • Maga: L Type
  • Chassis Number: 0638
  • Year of Production: 1933
  • Previous Owners: Lanes Motors import March 34
    Supplied to Brittania Motors
    Prior to 1960 no known history
    Bill Pickett (possible)
    David Marment *1960
    Angus McBain *
    Robert McVicker *
    Col Conway *
    1979 Ron Gaudion *
    1993 John Butterfield *
    2002 Ray Delaney
    2003 Ross Kelly
    * from VCCQ The First 50 Years
  • Current Owner: Unknown
  • Original Engine Number: 972AL
  • Current Engine Number: 33 MGL
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