Magnette

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 / 494 views

Current owner: Arthur Ruediger, South Aust. MMM No: 3367 Information: Assembled in 1934 as a 2-seat ND model; one of only 24 built. Utilising surplus K2 bodies on regular N-type chassis with a tuned engine. History: Unfortunately no UK history has emerged as yet. Imported into Australia by Phil Vickery,...

 Magnette /  South Australia / 577 views

Current owner: Neil Anderson, Qld. MMM No; 2491 Information; Built in 1936 as a 2-seater for the home market. History; None supplied.

 Magnette /  Queensland / 506 views

 Magnette /  Western Australia / 452 views

 Magnette /  South Australia / 482 views

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 / 497 views

 Magnette /  Queensland / 478 views

 Magnette /  Victoria / 491 views

Currently being moved to NZ

 Magnette /  Victoria / 451 views

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 / 518 views

 Magnette /  New South Wales / 450 views

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 / 500 views

 Magnette /  Western Australia / 430 views

 Magnette /  Western Australia / 455 views

 Magnette /  South Australia / 439 views

Current owner; Peter Cundy, South Australia MMM No; 2487 Information; Built at Abingdon in 1934 as a rolling chassis for export to Australia. History; Imported by John Snow who commissioned the local construction of a body however the body took too long to emerge and Snow did not use the...

 Magnette /  South Australia / 504 views

Photo: At Lobethal after restoration.

 Magnette /  South Australia / 511 views

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 / 590 views

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 /  Victoria / 501 views

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 / 586 views

 Magnette /  Victoria / 442 views

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 / 527 views

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 / 527 views

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 / 515 views

 Magnette /  Victoria / 440 views

 Magnette /  New South Wales / 450 views

 Magnette /  New South Wales / 420 views

Current owner: Tim Perrin, Victoria Information: Built in 1935 as a black pillarless saloon for the home market. History: An original Extract from Registration Particulars exists showing the date of registration was 7/10/1935, the number was ADG 409 and has continuous license stamps up to 1963. The car was purchased...

 Magnette /  Victoria / 655 views

Current owner: Robert (Bob) Bazzica, South Australia. MMM No: 1658 Information: Built in 1935 as a 4-door pillarless saloon for the home market. History: None supplied however we do have some information. KN0386 is mentioned in the history of K1 0434 as told by Michael Carr link and quoted here:-...

 Magnette /  South Australia / 505 views

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

 Magnette /  Outside Australia / 492 views

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