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1936 MG NA MAGNETTE SPORTS For Sale by Auction

Donington Auctions | The Historic Racing Car & Motorcycle Auction - Lot 34 1936 MG NA MAGNETTE SPORTS 'MG Works Team Cream Cracker Livery’ PRICE: Auction Estimate: (AUD): $72,000 - $78,000 Chassis No. NA 0678 Engine No. 931A 134N Small-capacity six-cylinder cars were much in vogue in the early 1930s and MG had capitalised on this with the introduction of the 'NA' Magnette in 1934. 'It is not surprising that with the makers' knowledge of racing... it should be capable of giving as high a speed as 80mph. What comes as a revelation is the ease with which on Brooklands that speed is reached and held. The rev needle hovering between the 5,000 and 5,500 marks, the whole mechanism feeling as one, and with no sense of adventure attached to such speeds.' – 'The Autocar' on the N-type Magnette. This 1271cc six-cylinder four-speed NA Magnette was produced in 1936 and was first registered as ‘226037’ in Victoria Australia on 23rd September 1937 as per the original Owner’s Certificate of Motor Car document (black livery). Accompanying the sale is a fantastic selection of continuous period paperwork, correspondence and invoices including from Nuffield Exports Limited. This also includes a crankshaft purchase by Ronald Ruffley in 1958 from Toulin Motors UK. It’s understood Mr. Buchanan restored the body in the late 60s / early 70s and modified the rear tail to the elegant lines we see today. Buchanan also painted it in contrasting brown livery, being inspired by the successful trio of PBs which formed the 1936 ‘Cream Cracker’ MG Works Team. Since 2015 a considerable amount of mechanical works and maintenance has been undertaken by pre-war MG specialist Ray Skewes Automotive. This is a rare opportunity to purchase documented car, with original engine, and one of a mere 690 NA/NB Magnettes produced. Donington Auctions and Sales are Specialists in Single Owner Collections, Fine Motor Cars, Motorcycles, Competition Cars & Motorcycles, Automobilia, Vintage Tractors, Antiques and Collectibles.


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1964 MG 1964 Works MGB Roadster Array £169000
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1925 MG 1925 MG Bull Nose Super Sports Salonette. 14/28hp Array £85000
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1932 MG 1932 MG F-TYPE F1 MAGNA STILES 'THREESOME SPORTS' TOURER Array £79950
1960 MG 1960 MG MGA Twin Cam Roadster Array £75000
1962 MG 1962 MG A MK II Deluxe Array £73242
1938 MG 1938 MG TA Special Alloy Bodied Boat Tail Array £72995
1934 MG 1934 MG PA Airline Coupe - Price Adjusted Array £69950
1938 MG 1938 MG TA Pointed-Tale Supercharged Special 1938 Array £65000
1933 MG 1933 MG L Magna 1933 Array £65000
1959 MG 1959 MGA Twin Cam Array £65000
1936 MG 1936 MG PB - 2017 Mille Miglia Entrant & Finisher Array £62995
1933 MG 1933 MG J2 with period competition history Array £62500
1933 MG 1933 MG J2 1933 - unique Concours Condition Array £61500
1934 MG 1934 MG NA Project car Array £59000
1959 MG 1959 MGA Twin cam Roadster Array £53500
1959 MG 1959 MGA Twin Cam restored Array £52000
1935 MG 1935 MG PA (SUPERCHARGED) Array £52000
1995 MG 1995 CONVERTIBLE * ONLY 687 KILOMETERS * 1 OWNER * Array £50000
2004 MG 2004 MG XPower 4.6 SV 2d Array £49995
2009 MG 2009 MG X Power SV-R (2009) Array £49995
2004 MG 2004 MG X Power SV-R Auto Array £49995