MG 1¼-Litre Series YB Saloon superseded the 1947-51 Series Y model for 1952. The only major change is the fitting of a hypoid rear axle in place of the spiral bevel type. It is powered by a single-carburettor version of the popular MG 1250-cc OHV engine and feature as standard a sliding roof and an opening windscreen.
MkII model available as an option from 1952 have higher
compression ratio and 57.5 bhp.
The MG company is now a part of BMC.