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Why saving this 1976 MG Midget project makes total sense  AutoClassics

The MG Midget doesn't make much sense on paper, but when behind the wheel offers more excitement than any supercar. Here's why this 1976 project ...

A British classic lives on in Central Queensland  Morning Bulletin

Now after 18 months of labour, his primrose sports car hit the road and has been keeping Gary occupied ever since. Mr Kunst lives in Rosslyn Bay and has been ...

Morning Bulletin
The State of Indiana Doesn't Know What an MG Midget Is  Jalopnik

This is really, really sad, I think. A Jalopnik reader and Indiana resident named Cory is now the proud owner of an MG Midget he's restoring, and wanted to get it ...

This MG Midget is Powered by a V-4 Honda Motorcycle Engine  The Drive

A hero in Dayton, Ohio, named Chuck Bridgman has conducted a rather interesting engine swap in one of the most charming cars from the era of the British ...

The Drive
Motor Club awards shared out among winners  Times & Star

The awards for the Wigton Motor Club's Protyre Historic and Targa Rally Challenges will be handed out at the prestigious awards dinner at the…

Times & Star
The Tale of the Ford F-150, the 911 Turbo Cab, and MG Midget  Automobile

Last week brought a Ford F-150 Limited Edition quad cab and a Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, and I drove them a lot. Plus, an MG Midget.

Eye Candy: 1965 MG Midget  Wheels.ca

Eye Candy: 1965 MG Midget Modified for racing before he bought her in 2001, “Gidget,”has been active in the Canadian and U.S. vintage car race circuit, with ...

Scotland moved up a gear ... and the wheels came off for Italy  HeraldScotland

THERE is a car garage just around the corner from Murrayfield that specialises in combustion-engined exotica. In their shop window currently is…

Driving an MG Midget across the country to Arizona in 1977  The ClassicCars.com Journal

I usually time travel in my imagination but I actually did this in real life. I was 19 when I moved myself from Minneapolis to Phoenix, and I did it in a 1965 MG ...

The ClassicCars.com Journal
14 Hollywood Divas Who Drive Crazy Fast Cars (And 10 Happy With Boring Ones)  HotCars

What do the beauties of today drive? Frankly, all things expensive, all things cheap, and everything in between. Hollywood divas—be they actresses, models or, ...

25 Little-Known Details About The Cars From That '70s Show  HotCars

We've found some little-known facts about the cars that have been on That '70s Show.

MG Midget magazine ad from 1973: World Champion!  Autoweek

The MG Midget, near-identical twin to the Austin-Healey Sprite, was sold for the 1961 through 1980 model years and was a big sales hit for most of those years.

What Do I Do With This Dumb $300 MG I Bought?  Jalopnik

This is not the first awful British car I have ever owned; I once had an awful Triumph TR7 Fixed Head Coupe that tried to kill me twice. You'd think after that ...

Throwback Thursday 1971: British Leyland Special Tuning  Autocar

Many manufacturers now have performance divisions and packs; the Special Tuning department started upgrading to sport spec 50 years ago.

The MG Midget Is So Tiny It Makes A Miata Feel Like A School Bus  Jalopnik

Everybody should start their driving careers in something weighing under 2200 pounds before buying a Golf GTI, a V6 Camaro, or maybe a BMW M2 if they have ...

Junkyard Treasure: 1976 MG Midget  Autoweek

A few years ago, I took on a basket-case Austin-Healey Sprite project. Because the Sprite was essentially the same car as the MG Midget and I needed just ...

There's No Greater Joy Than Fixing A 40 HP MG Midget Just Enough To Do Burnouts  Jalopnik

Rally driver Andrew Comrie-Picard resurrected a 40 horsepower MG Midget that the Hoonigan crew considered “British scrap” after the car hadn't run for 30 ...

MG ZS review: 'The romance is gone but it's a viable contender' | Martin Love  The Guardian

Cheap, cheerful and Chinese: the new MG ZS is a very different car, says Martin Love.

The Guardian
Acworth car show gets crowd's motors running  MDJOnline.com

Downtown Acworth was a car-lover's dream Saturday, with hundreds of hot rods, muscle cars and classic vehicles on display for the city's annual Classic Car ...

18 Sports Cars That Didn't Age Well At All  HotCars

Below is a fairly comprehensive list of sports cars that have not aged very well over time.

Treat Yourself to This 1946 King Midget, an Original Example of the Mail-Order Microcar  The Drive

Athens, Ohio is a small town in the southeastern part of the state that, from 1946 to 1971, was home to a small car company: King Midget. Advertised to ...

The Drive
25 Useless Sports Cars No One Should Ever Race (Or Drive)  HotCars

The following are twenty-five useless sports cars that failed to make the grade.

Thursday SCCA Runoffs notebook  Racer

The 2018 SCCA Runoffs are underway at Sonoma Raceway. Follow the action live by clicking here. Here's what's happening: Joe Huffaker Jr. aims for the ...

My Life With A Midget  The Truth About Cars

The 72 MG Midget beckoned to me from Craigslist like an opened pack of Oreos grinning from the cupboard. I ignored the wisdom of all my gearhead buddies, ...

The Truth About Cars
Classic Car Reviews Mg Midget  Classic Cars for Sale

The MG Midget can trace its lineage back to the Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite, the car which brought affordable sports car motoring to the British public in 1958.

Classic Cars for Sale
Clash Of The Classics: Mg Midget Vs Triumph Spitfire  Classic Cars for Sale

All Blogs For seventeen years the long-winded battle between the MG Midget and Triumph Spitfire raged on. Battling for that lucrative share of the American car ...

Classic Cars for Sale
Top 10 best classic cars to restore  AutoClassics

It's all about parts availability, simplicity and size – but there's still a wide variety of classics in our list, from the 1920s to the 1990s.

Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite: buying guide (1958-1961)  AutoExpress

Few cars look quite as happy as the Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite, and thanks to its hugely lovable nature – owning one has been known to give any owner an ...

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 4 January  Autocar

With its mesh grille, discreet 'R' badging and smart alloys with silver brake calipers, the S-Type R is surely a gangster's dream. It looks best in black but we'll take ...

Collectible Classic: 1962-1966 MG Midget  Automobile Magazine

If you think the Mazda Miata is small, try sliding behind the wheel of a vintage MG Midget. Read on to learn more about the 1962-1966 MG Midget.

Automobile Magazine
The Solway Historic Rally  Cumbria Crack

A frantic and hard fought days rallying saw the honours go across the Irish Sea with Ulstermen Noel Cochrane/ Olly McCullum binging their diminutive Austin ...

Cumbria Crack
Unearthed: 1979 MG Midget  CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews

Although they were known to be possible human deathtraps, the MG Midget was a huge seller for nearly 20 years. For many roadster enthusiasts, MG was the ...

CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews
Bill Vance: 'Bugeye' Sprite was an immediate hit  Times Colonist

The Austin Healey Sprite recaptured the sports-car spirit of its 1930s namesake, the small, eager Riley Sprite. At the same time, it also recaptured the essence of ...

Times Colonist
Feature: We visit MG Car Club’s HQ at the Kimber House, UK  Cartoq

During our visit to the UK for the #MGLive2018 event, not only did we drive cars like the MG6 and the MG ZS, but also got a chance to experience the famous ...

21 Pictures Of Small Cars With Big Modded Engines  HotCars

Speed, at its root, is a simple equation; maximum power with minimum weight. The venerable V8 engine was an expression of the first element, the nearly ...

Top Gear: 24 Cool Details About Richard Hammond's Car Collection  HotCars

Let's dive into the mighty 'Hamster's' car collection and maybe learn a little something Richard Hammond's love affair with cars and SUVs.

2018 MG Live classic car meet  Autocar India

With the Shanghai Automotive-owned MG set to make an entry into the Indian car market next year, we take a look at its rich heritage via the MG Live meet at the ...

Autocar India
How two MG Midget siblings were reunited decades later  Driving

These two MGs have sequential VIN codes and were apart for nearly 40 years before they got reunited.

The best open-top sports cars for less than £5000  AutoClassics

Always wanted an open-top sports car? Here are ten true bargains, from traditional MGs to the unfeasibly cheap Porsche Boxster – and lots in be...

MG wants electric sports car for Oz  Motoring

Production version of the e-Motion concept coupe on MG Australia's wishlist.

Ron Cherry: Racing-red MG Midget  The Union of Grass Valley

While red is often the color internationally associated with Italian race cars, Bill Greenman's '67 MG Midget is British, is red and is definitely a racer.Since that ...

The Union of Grass Valley
19 Tiny Cars With Huge Engines Swapped In  HotCars

Let's take a look into the simple way auto enthusiasts have made power by checking out 19 tiny cars modded with huge engines.

Concours d’Elegance 2018  Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Concours d'elegance is an annual car event that brings a certain timeless motor elegance to Nairobi. This year's event will take place on September 30th.

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
MG planning flagship Sydney showroom  Motoring

MG Motor Australia has appointed three new dealers – taking the total to 21 nationwide – and will open its own flagship showroom in Sydney in the next 12 ...

Huffaker wins 10th Runoffs title with F Production win  Racer

For years, Joe Huffaker traveled the country collecting SCCA Runoffs National Championships, with his first coming in 1992. In 2018, the Runoffs finally came to ...

Bill Vance: MG TD drew a global following  Times Colonist

The English MG car dates back to the early 1920s when Cecil Kimber, manager and race driver with Morris Garages, Oxford, vendors of Morris cars, modified a ...

Times Colonist
Rare nice survivor Triumph TR7 with the Shape of Things to Come  The ClassicCars.com Journal

The Pick of the Day, a 1976 Triumph TR7, is an excellent example of the British sports car designed to catch up with the competition.

The ClassicCars.com Journal
RAY CONNOLLY asks: 'Who would swap a lifetime of memories for a self-drive car?'  Daily Mail

Congestion on our roads has already bitten into much of the fun we once had in a car, but the cure for that congestion is about to destroy the pleasure completely ...

Daily Mail
Hall's Garage celebrates 70th anniversary with launch of new GT  Stamford Mercury

Hall's Garage in Morton celebrated its 70th anniversary on Saturday, October 13, with an open day. The event, which took place from 10am until 4pm, included ...

Stamford Mercury
AutoMatters & More: Custom Wide Body, V8-powered MGB – the Biggest Challenge (Part 3 of 3)  Del Mar Times

This is the final installment chronicling the very custom transformation by Jim Stabe of his formerly stock 1966 MGB.

Del Mar Times
Auction cars ready to roll in Saratoga | News | saratogian.com  The Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – John Neeley would like to put a bright red Alfa-Romeo in his garage this weekend.

The Saratogian
Windsor's 2018 British Motoring Festival 'a roaring success'  The Register/Advertiser

WINDSOR, N.S. — Hot on the heels of a successful British Motoring Festival weekend in Windsor, planning is already well underway for next year's bash.

The Register/Advertiser
House District 1 candidates raise more than $200,000 | Politics  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Kathryn Dodge and Bart LeBon have both served in local offices, rising to leadership positions on the Borough Assembly and Board of ...

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
When the family Granada refuses to die, trade it for an MG Midget grille  Autoweek

In 1980, with memories of the 1979 energy crisis and California's enforcement of odd-even-day gasoline rationing still *fresh*, my parents bought a low-mile 1979 ...

Ermish claims GTL Runoffs win  Racer

Troy Ermish won from pole in the GT-Lite (GTL) class during the 55th SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Sonoma Raceway. Ermish's weekend didn't start ...

Classic cars: Countdown begins for SA Historic Grand Prix Festival  Wheels24

With a month remaining until the start of the South Africa Historic Grand Prix Festival, excitement is growing amongst entrants and spectators alike.

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: FP Tuesday qualifying times  Motorsport.com, Edition: India

 Pos No Driver Division Region Car Time --- --- ------------------------- -------- -------- -------------------- ---------- 1. 93 Harold Flescher NE NEng A H Sprite .

Motorsport.com, Edition: India
SCCA Super Tour Season Begins In Sebring  SPEED SPORT

The SCCA Hoosier Super Tour season got underway with spirited driving on Saturday at Sebring Int'l Raceway.

Round the world in an MG Midget... and all to prove a neighbour wrong  Daily Mail

A grandfather-of-two has returned from a 16-month trip around the world in his trusty 1977 MG Midget, Bridget, after his neighbour bet him it wouldn't be possible ...

Daily Mail
Junkyard Gem: 1966 Triumph Spitfire - Autoblog  Autoblog

This 1966 Triumph Spitfire's long journey began in Coventry and ends 52 years later in California.

Chima brothers bring history back to Mid-Ohio  Mansfield News Journal

LEXINGTON - In a two-car garage, one block away from the Troy Township Fire Department and 3 miles down the road from the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, ...

Mansfield News Journal
MG Motor India conducts its first meet and drive in Delhi - CarWale  CarWale

MG Motor India has a glorious past associated with it and the soon to be reborn in India brand organized an exclusive MG Owners Meet & Drive as part of the ...

SPORTS AWARDS: It’s time to vote for your sporting heroes  Peterborough Telegraph

It's game on! The race to win a gong at the annual Peterborough Telegraph Sports Awards is on.

Peterborough Telegraph
Wednesday SCCA Runoffs notebook  Racer

The 2018 SCCA Runoffs are underway at Sonoma Raceway. Follow the action live by clicking here. Here's what's happening: SCCA to hold charity 5K on ...

The Man Behind the Dream-Crushing Zonks on Let's Make a Deal  Parade

It's no secret that contestants on Let's Make a Deal hope to go home having won a car, or at least a sizeable amount of cash or a fabulous vacation, but it ...

MG Midget to return, made in China  CarNewsChina

The MG Midget is about to return. SAIC-MG is working on a new mid-engined roadster. The new Midget has been designed by MG's China Design Center in ...

BEIJING MOTOR SHOW: MG X-Motion previews flagship SUV  Motoring

MG has teased pictures of the concept it plans to reveal at the Beijing motor show later this month, set to sit about the GS and be on sale by 2019.

The MG Metro 6R4 Group B car that belonged to an F1 team  AutoClassics

Recently, we found a Japanese Group B rally homologation car heading to auction which could have staked a claim as the lowest mileage Group B car out there ...

25 Sports Cars That Couldn't Race A Bicycle (Because They'd Lose)  HotCars

Not all sports cars that look fast are fast. Here are 25 that couldn't beat a bicycle.

Show fun enjoyed  The West Australian

More than 4000 people passed through the gates of Clayton Road on Saturday for the annual Narrogin Agricultural show, celebrating 114 years.

The West Australian
From Sunday another 115,000 cars will no longer need to take an MOT test, but yours will  Express.co.uk

SUNDAY will see the MOT test changing and the reintroduction of over 100000 cars on the road in the UK, which will no longer need an MOT test.

Photo Gallery: MINI, Triumph, MG, Austin-Healey at 2018 Dayton British Car Day  The News Wheel

Along the bank of the Mad River, classic car enthusiasts from throughout Southwest Ohio — as well as Kentucky and Indiana — gathered for the 2018 Dayton ...

The News Wheel
Off-roader built a Mercedes-Benz G-Class pickup because Mercedes won't for the US  Motor Authority

Mani Kulasooriya just wanted to build a capable off-road truck that wasn't too flamboyant. He failed miserably. His one-of-a-kind 2006 Mercedes-Benz G500 ...

Motor Authority
Love for a Midget | Auto  Jamaica Gleaner

The classic MG Midget was first developed from the Morris Minor in the 1920s. This resulted in the creation of a very affordable two-seater with sporting ...

Jamaica Gleaner
Classic cars in new celebrity edition of Antiques Roadtrip  AutoClassics

An episode of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, set for broadcast later this year, will feature Peter Andre, Kelly Brook, Denise van Outen and Joe Pasquale driving ...

Catch the country’s most exotic vintage cars at the Tour de Cebu 2018  INQUIRER.net

THE GREATEST historic sports car rally in the Philippines, Tour de Cebu 218, revs up on November 15, 2018 with a must-see display featuring iconic cars at the ...

Return of the classic British sports car?  Telegraph.co.uk

The uncomplicated British sports car as typified by the Austin Healey 'Frogeye' Sprite and related MG Midget could be set to return with signs that both Mini and ...

'How a run-down sports car changed my life'  Press and Journal

You'd be hard pushed to find someone more passionate about classic cars than Dave Gordon, who is on a one-man mission to show people that a vintage ...

Press and Journal
Future Classic Friday: SMART Roadster  Honest John

The concept of an affordable, pocket-sized sports car has always had plenty of appeal, but since the demise of the MG Midget in 1981, there wasn't really ...

Honest John
A Mint 1991 Honda Prelude Si 4WS Just Sold for Over $30,000 on Bring a Trailer  The Drive

The Honda Prelude was never appreciated quite like the Integra, del Sol, or Civic were, but that doesn't mean it's the redheaded stepchild of Honda's classic ...

The Drive
AA issues warning to classic car owners after MG 'folded like a penknife'  Telegraph.co.uk

Motoring organisations are warning classic car owners they could be driving death traps after a teacher was killed when his MG "folded like a penknife".

Cone Hits Autocross Driver Back At Solo Nationals  Jalopnik

The SCCA Solo Nationals is autocross's biggest show, attracting the best competitors from all over the country. John Li drove a rotary-powered MG Midget this ...

Seven Jaguar E-types lead sale of car colleciton needing TLC  AutoClassics

British auction firm Anglia Car Auctions will be holding its first classic car sale of 2019 on Saturday January 26, and will host a private collection based in ...

Hermès' New Tokyo Exhibit Lets You Star in a French Film  Condé Nast Traveler

In the age of luxury brands building Instagrammable hot spots, we've seen a graffiti-covered Dolce & Gabbana playhouse and a Coney Island–style Coach ...

Condé Nast Traveler
USAC Midget Wall Ride  Hot Rod Network

USAC driver Logan Seavey uses the fence to avoid an accident during Pennsylvania Midget Week at Lanco Speedway.

Hot Rod Network
Woven Car: Rusty Old MG Midget Gets a Sturdy Recycled Fabric Shell  Inhabitat

Artists Ann Conte and Jeanne Wiley took an old MG Midget and revamped it with recycled and overstock materials for a mixed media exhibit.

Morris Minor: Buying guide and review (1948-1971)  AutoExpress

A full buyer's guide for the Morris Minor (1948-1971) including specs, common problems and model history...

Restoring a midget MG is a tonic for the soul  The Australian Financial Review

Tony Davis finds working on a vintage MG with his father is a chance to travel back in time.

The Australian Financial Review
Weight Is Always More Important than Horsepower  RoadandTrack.com

"Power to Weight" is a question with only one correct answer.

The Roadster Renaissance  RoadandTrack.com

A global look at the sports cars of our future. . . in 1992.

Rare find: The fastest British hatchback ever  AutoClassics

A rare example of Britain's finest underdog – the MG Maestro Turbo – has been unearthed near Portadown, Northern Ireland and it's for sal...

25 Pictures Of Richard Hammond's Stunning Car Collection  HotCars

Richard Hammond can well be considered an authority when it comes to cars.

Eye Candy: 1954 MG TF  Wheels.ca

Eye Candy 1954 MG TF: A right-hand drive dream machine. Ernest Tucker "answered the MG's siren song" when he bought his '54 TF roadster in 2004.

Conrad chases down land speed dream  The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Marion native, current Milwaukee, Wis. native took 1971 MG Midget to record in I/GT at Bonneville Salt Flats. Marion native and Milwaukee, Wis. resident Chris ...

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Listen to the SSC Tuatara's 1750-HP V-8 Get Bench Tested  The Drive

This bespoke, flat-plane crank V-8 makes 1750 horsepower on E85 fuel and 1350 horses on regular 91 octane.

The Drive
Why the MGF remains bargain of the century  AutoClassics

The MGF/TF has been overlooked for a decade by those claiming to know their modern classics, but here's why it remains the best-value sports ca...

Britain's 100 finest-ever cars  Autocar

Back in 2014 Autocar polled its readers to vote for their favourite British car. Now revised for 2019, we take a close look.

Jay Leno shows off an Offenhauser-powered midget  Autoweek

Awhile back, Jay Leno invited SpeedKore to his garage to show off a carbon-fiber-clad Mustang. While shooting that video, SpeedKore's co-founder David ...

One Year Later, Michigan Man Ordered to Sell 20 Cars a Month Is Out 160 Cars but Remains Upbeat  Jalopnik

One year ago today, we introduced Ron Dauzet, a Michigan man who was being forced by his local township to sell 20 cars per month because the 218-vehicle ...

16 Best British Sports Cars - Greatest English Car Brands Ever  RoadandTrack.com

The U.K. is famous for fantastic drivers' cars. Here are some of the best British car brands, according to you.


MG Midget Videos

1971 MG Midget MKIII - One Take
1971 MG Midget MKIII - One Take
[HOONIGAN] DT 023: A Midget's 40HP Revenge, Plus a TV Show #CarSaviors
[HOONIGAN] DT 023: A Midget's 40HP Revenge, Plus a TV Show #CarSaviors
Traded My Miata For An MG...
Traded My Miata For An MG...
BUDGET RACE CAR: Turbo SRT4 RWD '73 MG Midget [EP1]
BUDGET RACE CAR: Turbo SRT4 RWD '73 MG Midget [EP1]
1973 MG midget restored California Car
1973 MG midget restored California Car
MG Midget Complete Floor Pan Replacement - Part 1
MG Midget Complete Floor Pan Replacement - Part 1
MG Midget Paint -  1980 Ferrari Grigio Ferro FER702
MG Midget Paint - 1980 Ferrari Grigio Ferro FER702
MG Midget vs Triumph Spitfire
MG Midget vs Triumph Spitfire
1973 MG Midget River driving
1973 MG Midget River driving
1972 MG Midget RWA
1972 MG Midget RWA

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1974 MG Midget MK II | Citizens Of Culture
1974 MG Midget MK II | Citizens Of Culture
Patinaed Racer: 1963 MG Midget
Patinaed Racer: 1963 MG Midget
1977 MG Midget - FOR SALE - www.OCclassicCars.com - YouTube
1977 MG Midget - FOR SALE - www.OCclassicCars.com - YouTube
Lowered bagged air ride MG midget four link - YouTube
Lowered bagged air ride MG midget four link - YouTube
MG Midget Car Cake - Cake by Julie Anderson - CakesDecor
MG Midget Car Cake - Cake by Julie Anderson - CakesDecor
MGBGT 1968 - Classic MG MGB 1968 for sale
MGBGT 1968 - Classic MG MGB 1968 for sale
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Cars For Sale - MG Car Club
Cars For Sale - MG Car Club
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The MG Midget is a small two-seater sports car produced by MG from 1961 to 1979. It revived a name that had been used on earlier models such as the MG M-type, MG D-type, MG J-type and MG T-type.