Magna

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 Magna /  Western Australia / 239 views

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Continental Coupe under restoration

 Magna /  South Australia / 219 views

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 Magna /  South Australia / 214 views

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History: This car was delivered in chassis form in 1933 and was immediately prepared for a career in racing. It was entered in the 1934 AGP by J Summers but crashed out on lap 14. Later in the year he had much better success in the Phillip Island Winter 100...

 Magna /  Queensland / 236 views

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Modifications/Restoration 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...

 Magna /  Australia / 238 views

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 Magna /  Victoria / 203 views

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 Magna /  Victoria / 186 views

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History: L0658 was delivered by Lanes Motors in 1933 to a V. Maloney and from then until the 1960s very little is known. The only information is that it was raced extensively and at one stage had a bronze head fitted.  The motor was taken out for use in a...

 Magna /  Victoria / 227 views

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 Magna /  Victoria / 198 views

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History: Originally fitted with a coupe body which it lost before coming to Australia, Pat Carr purchased the L0617 chassis in 1936.  His Fremantle Shack Motors fitted a 2 seater using original wings etc.  Carr competed in support races for the “Round the Houses” events staged at Albany, Pingelly, Bunbury...

 Magna /  Victoria / 273 views

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History: This car was manufactured on 5th October 1933 and shipped as a rolling chassis to Lanes Motors on the Orsova. It was transferred to Brittania Motors who sold it to 36093 Kennard on 23 November 1933 and it was registered Vic 36093. A close coupled  four-seater body was built...

 Magna /  Victoria / 234 views

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Owned by; Gary Grant, Geelong, Victoria MMM N0; 2473 Information; 1934 Winter 100 Winner, later known as Mercury Magna. History; written by Tony Sloan This Magna was supplied to Les Jennings via Lanes Motors in early November 1933. The car was not even in rolling chassis form with many parts...

 Magna /  Victoria / 279 views

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History: TBA After a nut and bolt restoration L0532 won the prestigious 2012 Victorian Concours.  

 Magna /  Victoria / 215 views

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History: My father Peter owns the mg magna L type number 0481. I was visiting your site and noticed there is no picture of it so I’ve attached one for you to put up if possible. The vehicle is still located in East Gippsland where it has been since we...

 Magna /  Victoria / 289 views

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 Magna /  Victoria / 180 views

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Current owner: John Gillett, Victoria. MMM No:  2472 Information:  Built as a 4-seater for the home market in 1933 and registered in the UK OY 6060; the prefix suggests the Croydon area. History: Early UK history unknown. Acquired from Barry Walker by John Gillett in 1978 while visiting the UK.  Originally...

 Magna /  Victoria / 247 views

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 Magna /  Victoria / 227 views

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 Magna /  New South Wales / 229 views

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History: Rob bought the car (or pile of bits as it was then) from a fellow naval officer in 1980. He had purchased it in the UK whilst undergoing submarine training and brought the bits back to Australia on his return. Rob restored the car over the next four years...

 Magna /  New South Wales / 252 views

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 Magna /  Western Australia / 241 views

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Information / History: Now being restored.

 Magna /  Western Australia / 320 views

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 Magna /  South Australia / 301 views

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Current owner: Charlie Tuckey, South Australia. Information: F0546 was dispatched on 5 January 1932 and delivered to University Motors who had it fitted with a Carlton Coupe body. History:  Researched by Tony Sloan F0546 was purchased on 16 February 1932 by David Pittendrigh while he was visiting England and exported to...

 Magna /  South Australia / 277 views

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Information / History: Arrived in Australia in November 1932 as a rolling chassis and was fitted with an Aspinall body. It was first registered on 19 December 1932. It was raced by Les Jennings (who worked for Lanes Motors) in the early part of 1933 culminating in third place at the Australian Grand...

 Magna /  Victoria / 323 views

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Information / History F1316 is one of two rolling chassis imported by Lanes Motors in 1931 and delivered to Charles Aspinall in Melbourne for bodying as a four seater fabric bodied sports car. The car carries trade mark Aspinall windscreen and hood bows sourced from American body parts of the...

 Magna /  Victoria / 319 views

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History: This car was initially purchased by a Mr. Sherrin Esq. London through University Motors on 2 June 1932 and was in F1, 4-seater configuration. In recent times the car was rebuilt to F2 configuration by Mr. Tony Mowbray, Nottingham UK. Some mechanical work was completed by Mr. Barry Dean...

 Magna /  Victoria / 286 views

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History: F1048 was purchased by Bill Leech in the UK during the 1970s and brought to Melbourne. Bill drove it regularly in a variety of events and found it more comfortable to drive than some of his more exotic vehicles. When Bill died and the estate was finalized MG Workshops...

 Magna /  Victoria / 325 views

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History: Manufactured 2/12/1931 Little early history is known of this car except that it started life as a Sliding Roof Foursome Salonette. Records show it was registered in the UK in the name of J C Thurburn 8/1932. Peter Auld of Adelaide owned the car in the late fifties and...

 Magna /  Victoria / 238 views

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 Magna /  Capital Territory / 261 views

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Current owner: Barry Broom, Victoria. MMM No. 2195. Information: Delivered in January 1932 with standard F-type tourer body finished in black with brown trim.  UK reg. no. PJ 2572. History: F0525 was ordered from Cookes Motors in High Street, Sutton, Surrey, by Mr P.G.A. Smith.  Within a month it was...

 Magna /  Victoria / 275 views

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