Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.


Robin Lawton Vintage & Classic Car Specialist - ccts1960 Login
Website Contact Links
Robin Lawton Vintage & Classic Car SpecialistRobin Lawton Vintage & Classic Car Specialist
Hampshire / Sussex

tel: 01420258880     
LIVE adverts (26)

1932 MG J1 4 Seat Tourer - Reserved SOLD

1932 MG J1 Four Seat Sports Tourer - Full Body, Chassis & Mechanical Restoration

The ‘J’ Series Midget made its debut in 1932 as the replacement for the ‘M’ Type. A two seater designated ‘J2’ and the ‘J1’, which was available as a four seat sports tourer or a ‘Salonette’.

The four seat model was priced at £220, making it very good value and an ideal car for the enthusiast with a small family.

This example, chassis number J0346, was built at Abingdon in October 1932 and supplied to a Mr F B Hawley of Shipley in June 1933 and registered with the Leeds index number UG 5221, which it still retains. Almost immediately Fred Hawley entered the car in the Abingdon to Abingdon Trial, gaining a second class award according to Motor Sport Archives and subsequently requiring a new engine, which the MG Car Company supplied, subject to a payment of 6d per hour labour charge!

The car languished for some while in later times, the present owner acquiring and embarking upon a full body, chassis and mechanical restoration in 2012.

The engine was fitted with a counterbalanced Phoenix crank with shell bearings.

LEDv headlamps and indicators and a satnav ball mounting complete the practicalities to ensure this delightful small MG is very useable. Wheels and leather trim in Suede Grey complement the Oxford Blue bodywork for a most appealing appearance.

The J1 is quite a rare MG, the four seat tourer being seen as quite old fashioned at the time and, of course, the two seat J2 was a far more familiar sight on the roads. Interestingly, the J1 offered nearly the same power as the six cylinder F1 Magna and shared the same body, yet weighed 100 kg less.

This particular car is one of perhaps only three J1 tourers in original configuration currently on the road in the UK. It is presented in excellent order throughout and a new hood will be fitted prior to the car passing to a new owner. A rare opportunity and a charming car which benefits from excellent club support from the MGCC and the Octagon Car Club.

Paperwork provided includes the correct Instruction Manual, copies of letters from The MG Car Company dating back to 1933, plus an original ‘Instruction Summary’ publication for the J Series models.

For Initial enquiries and to arrange an appointment to view, please call us on details below19/ details below45 or details below95

Price £25950 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make MG
Model J1 Four Seat Sports Tourer
Year 1932
Country UK
Region Hampshire
Telephone 01420 258880
Status Trade
Date 07-Nov-2018
Ref C1053064

Similar Adverts
1968 MG C GT – £22,500

1968 MG C GT – £22,500 This MG C GT is a great taste of the 60’s and is a perfect example of why these cars are so desired in today’s market. Due to low sales, a short production time and for being a very controversial vehicle, the MG C has attracted attention for most of its lifespan. During .....

  • £22500
  • 05-May-2019
  • Cornwall
  • Trade

This is my MGA MK1 1956 ROADSTER restoration project, it is in London and has come from the good old USA and is a restoration project has fibreglass wings which I guess are for making it lighter, alloy bonnet and alloys doors and an alloy boot lid all on aluminium skins and steel frame, wrong .....

  • £8500
  • 27-May-2019
  • Private
1973 MGB Roadster 3.5 V8 full rebuild on new bodyshell

MGB Roadster V8 rebuild using a new Heritage bodyshell, to be prepared to individual specification so you can control the exterior colour to the interior trim. Fitted with a rover 3.5 V8 unit fully reconditioned and will be mated to a new 5 speed mazda gearbox. 4 pot brake system with uprated discs .....

  • £39995
  • 20-Apr-2019
  • Yorkshire
  • Trade
1977 MGB GT 3.5 V8 rebuild

MGB GT 3.5 V8 with new 5 speed gearbox. Fully prepared to individual specification using an original refurbished bodyshell, completely rebuilt 3.5 V8 engine along with a new 5 speed gearbox and fitted with uprated brakes and new Bilstein front suspension and uprated back axle. Exterior colour and interior .....

  • £29995
  • 04-May-2019
  • Yorkshire
  • Trade
1963 MGB V8 Roadster Super B

This is a unique opportunity to purchase the original Hewitt Brothers of Manchester MG V8 Roadster, The Super "B" Reg 966 LDT This lightweight MG was built in 1992 and shown at the Manchester Motor Show in 1993. Sporting 9" Revolution Wheels with concealed nuts and wide spats and side skirts , this .....

  • £13500
  • 18-Jun-2019
  • Cheshire
  • Private
1973 Unfinished Project MG B Roadster V8

Based on a Alabamha rust free shell that has been chemicaly cleaned and painted with red oxide on the underside, originally going to be silver but sill in etch primer. Comes with 80% of the parts to finish including a reconditioned engine with piper stump puller cam a 4 barrel Holly and manifold. All .....

  • £11000
  • 30-Apr-2019
  • Lancashire
  • Private

Hello and welcome fellow classic car enthusiasts. I’ve been in business working with classic cars for over 30 years. Mostly, my experience is with classic British sports cars from the 1950s onwards, such as MG, Aston Martin, Jaguar, AC, Austin Healey, Triumph, Morgan, but over the years I’ve .....

  • £28
  • 03-Jun-2019
  • Merseyside
  • Trade
1970 MGB GT and Roadster

Restoration and sales of classic MGs

  • £50
  • 15-Apr-2019
  • Tyne and Wear
  • Trade
1969 MGC GT 3liter 4-speed with overdrive

MGCGT 1969 G/reg This car is just nearing completion of a full renovation. The car has been off the road since about 1992. I have a full history of the renovation listing parts and body panels. The car has had a full bare metal repaint as can be seen in the pictures. The Renovation is much .....

  • £32500
  • 29-Apr-2019
  • Hertfordshire
  • Trade
MGTF 135, 2003/03, Alloys, Service History

MGTF 2003/03, Metalic Silver, 74,000 miles only, 135 BHP engine & 5-speed gearbox. The all important Multi Layer head gasket, Timing Belt, Thermostat, & Water Pump just fitted. Full service History, Plus old MOT's. Not the cheapest in the market place, but well worth a look Please Call Peter .....

  • £2650
  • 11-Apr-2019
  • Hertfordshire
  • Trade