M Type 3278

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Current Owners: Robin & Jenny Page, Victoria

MMM No: 1684

Information: Built at Abingdon in 1931 as a metal paneled 2-seater for the home market.

History: The car was purchased by Patricia and David Mottram while on a visit to the UK in 1975. On their return to Australia David set about a full restoration.  The engine was reconditioned and fitted with a billet crank and high performances camshaft.  Robin Page purchased it in May 2004 and although the car was in good average state, undertook a major restoration including new pistons/rings, con rods and bearings, a TC tail shaft and general mechanical tidy up. The body was then taken back to bare metal and painted Monitor Grey (an original colour) and black guards and wheels – all low sheen to preserve period look.   New tyres and tubes were fitted, the generator and regulator re-furbished, and the dash panel restored.

Major restoration started 2004 and completed in time for the car to attend the inaugural Pre-war Register Rally to Beechworth in October 2005.

  • Listing ID: 1762
  • Midget: M Type
  • Chassis Number: M3278
  • Year of Production: 1931
  • Previous Owners: Patricia Mottram, Vic '75-2004
  • Current Owner: Robin Page
  • Original Engine Number: MG 3067A
  • Current Engine Number: MG 3067A
  • Date Acquired: 2004
  • Current Reg: 4 973 (Vic)
Contact details

Victoria,Australia,All Locations