The MG MGA MkII celebrated its 50e birthday last year
The MG MGA MkII celebrated its 50e birthday last year

At the Earls Court Motor Show of October 1961, MG - then part of the British Motor Corporation - had a lot to celebrate. The new MG MGA MkII was on display at the stand. The catchy text on every advertisement there 2 Great performers that steal the show. Optically it had changed a bit, technically a lot more. The engine had a capacity of 1622 cc and was therefore (a little) more powerful, but especially more reliable than its predecessor. The MGA was available as a convertible and, like its predecessors, also as a coupé. Also at the MG Midget stand. And what about the Magnette - with Farina bodywork - then? Yes, they could also buy that.

Please help us keep this website and the articles on offer free. Subscribe yourself Auto Motor Klassiek and also receive the magazine 12 times a year in the mail. Or donate a desired amount on our payment page via this link. We are certainly grateful for it.

Dear Classic Lover

Enjoy daily free stories about vintage cars in your email and sign up for free. 

Give an answer

The email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

The maximum upload file size: 8 MB. you can upload: image. Links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other services inserted in the comment text will be automatically embedded. Drop files here

cylinder head

Remove cylinder head

Hellenic Motor Museum

Hellenic Motor Museum in Greece