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The M. Midget has been one of Britain's most popular small sports cars from the end of the vintage era, when it made its bow as the c. Since the last London Motor Show it has joined the newly resuscitated ranks of 1, c. In addition to this improvement, Girling 8. After the Triumph Spitfire the M. Midget at first gives the impression of being a toy, very low, very small, rather difficult to see out of with the hood up, rough and noisy. After a day's motoring in it I had considerably revised this opinion, and at the end of a lengthy test I was a firm Midget enthusiast, for this M.
What this perennial favourite lacks in power it more than makes up for in the looks and affordability departments. Designing one car and selling it in several different guises and trim levels was a BMC forte and not even the front-line MG brand was immune. A vertically-barred chrome grille was installed in place of the cross-hatched Sprite item and wire-spoke wheels were standard. A revamp during brought a new colour range, the black plastic grille and improved interior. Local assembly ended in and the Midget was withdrawn from Australian sale soon after.
Jump to navigation. The two-seat MG roadster ran from to and for years has been popular with motoring enthusiasts on a budget. Unfortunately, it means dodgy sellers are getting on the bus and asking silly money for, at worst, thickly painted rubbish and, at best, bitsa-cars assembled from Midgets of all ages. In fact, we found one. In all likelihood, the time-waster is the person selling the car….