Magnette

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History: The MG NE 'Ulster' Magnette pictured is one of only seven of this model manufactured. Known as the 'Ulster' model, the Magnette engine was modified to comply with the regulations of Britain's most important motor sport event in 1934; the Ulster Tourist Trophy. The development programme instituted on this...

 Magnette /  Western Australia / 199 views

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Information / History: Fully restored.

 Magnette /  South Australia / 247 views

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Current owner: Neil Anderson, Qld. MMM No: 2491 Information: Built in 1935 as a 2-seat roadster for the Home Market. History: None supplied.

 Magnette /  Queensland / 247 views

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 Magnette /  Western Australia / 215 views

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 Magnette /  South Australia / 188 views

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History: This NB was purchased by Peter Harper, the current owner’s father, of Adelaide in 1979 from Barry Walker (UK). The car was complete but required a full restoration which was carried out in the early 1990s. Its high standard of finish and the attention to detail is much admired...

 Magnette /  South Australia / 179 views

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 Magnette /  Queensland / 221 views

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Current owner: Ross Copeland, Vic. Information: Built in 1935 as a 2-seat roadster and sent to Morris Industries for export although the destination is not recorded. History: provided to Donnington Auctions by Andrew Fock. The car was found in the United States in the possession of M.G. enthusiast, Chis Leydon,...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 219 views

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 Magnette /  New Zealand / 216 views

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History: John acquired this NB in 2004 during a visit to the UK, from his old friend Barry Walker, who was selling pre-war parts at Prescott Hill Climb.  Previously the car had been in the same family for 40 years, MMM Register Number 1698. Since arriving in Australia in February...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 207 views

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Current owner: Steve Foldhazy, N.S.W. MMM No: 202 Information: Built in 1935 as a 4-seat tourer for the Home Market, registration BNF 304. Car is now fitted with a factory style 2-seat roadster body. History: None supplied.

 Magnette /  New South Wales / 199 views

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Information / History: TBA Our archivist Matthew Magilton  found this picture of John Oke's NA0539, taken in 1989 by Doug Greening . Anyone recall who made the body?

 Magnette /  Northern Territory / 174 views

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 Magnette /  Western Australia / 178 views

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 Magnette /  Western Australia / 214 views

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 Magnette /  South Australia / 170 views

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Information / History: Entrant in the Australian Grand Prix at Bathurst in 1947

 Magnette /  South Australia / 187 views

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Photo: At Lobethal after restoration.

 Magnette /  South Australia / 209 views

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History: The MG was only used sparingly by the previous owner.  Peter Kerr fully sorted the Magnette, and has had a long and successful racing career with it. Lloyd Hagaman maintained the MG, and Bruce Blakeley and his boys acted as pit crew mechanics at events.  The NA is reliable...

 Magnette /  Queensland / 207 views

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Information / History: Allan Reid’s recently acquired 1935 NA Magnette carries an attractive aluminium two seater body, built by an unidentified Australian coachbuilder, and is finished in traditional MG cream and brown colours. The MG was imported new by Lanes Motors in chassis form, together with another Magnette, one chassis number...

 Magnette /  Queensland / 186 views

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Current owner:  Ray Abikhair, Geelong, Victoria. MMM N0:  1674. Information: Built in 1935 as a 2 seat roadster for the home market and registered AAD 666. History: An image of this car appeared in the April 1935 issue of Motor Sport recording that N.A. Pinegar made Fastest Time in the...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 209 views

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 Magnette /  Victoria / 168 views

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Information / History: NA0303 — Can anyone help - did this car ever compete??? Fortunately the factory files for this NA are reasonably comprehensive for its early years. NA0303 was supplied to University Motors as a green 2 seater in April '34 and sold to Fitzroy K Chapman from Sussex...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 183 views

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History: NA0281 was imported from Abingdon in chassis form and bodied for its original owner Fred Gluth by Chas Aspinall. It was raced and rallied in the 30’s by Dr Manser and finished 10th in the AGP at Lobethal in 1939. It has been owned by Walter Magilton for the...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 197 views

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Current owner: Andrew Fock, Victoria. Information: NA 0279 was imported into Australia in September of 1934 by Lanes Motors of Melbourne  as one of the first batch of N types brought to Australia (NA 0278-0281). Of the batch of four cars, two were imported with CKD UK bodies and two...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 212 views

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 Magnette /  Victoria / 217 views

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 Magnette /  New South Wales / 171 views

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 Magnette /  New South Wales / 177 views

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Information / History: Being restored to K3 specs

 Magnette /  Western Australia / 231 views

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 Magnette /  South Australia / 184 views

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History: Rebuilt in the style of K3 by Lex Franks in Queensland. Sold and exported. Modifications/Restoration:  

 Magnette /  Outside Australia / 226 views

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