Classic Car Catalogue


MG 1964

Midget  
1100  
Magnette  
MGB  

MG Midget Series GAN Mk II Sports. In line with the development of the Austin-Healey Sprite this new version of the Midget announced in March features a curved windscreen, push button door handles, fully winding windows with hinged quarter lights, a 3-spoke steering wheel and revised facia layout and instrumentation.
MG MGB Sports Roadster continue unchanged, however a fibreglass hardtop became optionally available during the year.
London report October '64
The Morris/Austin and M.G. 1100 series now has diaphragm spring clutches and an improved heating. The M.G. B is fitted with a 5-bearing crankshaft as used on the Austin 1800, and this is claimed to give the car "a new smoothness".
 

Midget

  4 cyl.
1098 cc
57 bhp
4 cyl.
1098 cc
60 bhp
Roadster 1100
discontinued
Mk II
new model

   


Midget Mk II
 

1100

  4 cyl.
1098 cc
55 bhp
Saloon 2-dr 1100
Saloon 4-dr 1100

   

 

Magnette Mk IV

  R4 cyl.
1622 cc
68 bhp
Saloon Mk IV

 

 

MGB

  4 cyl.
1798 cc
94 bhp
Roadster MGB

   

 

           
           

   

Entries:      
       
  24h Le Mans 22.06.1964 Entrant: Results: Index:
#   chassis #     gen. class perf. eff.
37 MGB ADO 23/986 Hopkirk/Hedges B.M.C. 19th 6th 1.6-2.0 17th  
MG B Hardtop, chassis #ADO 23/986, engine: MG 1.801 cc. (Paddy Hopkirk / Andrew Hedges) at 24h Le Mans, Bristish Motor Corporation.