Featuring unitary construction for the first time in an MG saloon, the Magnette was a most handsome motor car, with its Italian inspired styling from the pen of Gerald Palmer.
Powered by a tuned BMC 'B' Series engine developing 60 bhp, the ZA was capable of over 80 mph and allied to brisk acceleration and very good road holding, it was to prove very popular with enthusiastic motorists who required a family car with sporting aspirations.
From late 1956 the ZA evolved into the ZB variant which now featured a more powerful engine in the MGA state of tune, developing 68 bhp which gave a noticeable increase in performance which much livelier acceleration and a higher axle ratio which gave a top speed of around 90 mph.
The ZB we offer here was first registered in January 1958. The car is in good sound condition and has the benefit of being fitted with an 1800cc MGB engine and 5 speed Ford Sierra gearbox. Front disc brakes have also been fitted and the car has a particularly sprightly performance, being able to hold its own in modern traffic and cruise comfortable at the legal limit. An alternator had been fitted - a sensible modification.
Finished as original in Twilight Grey, the interior trim, in maroon leather, remains in extremely good condition.
Driving extremely well and of smart appearance, this Magnette has a very large amount of documentation including details of modifications carried out. An original Driver's Handbook is supplied.
For more information please call me on 07710-364945 or 01420-474919.
We are located south of the Hindhead Tunnel (A3) between Petersfield and Alton.
Viewing strictly by prior appointment please.
Delivery can be arranged at very competitive rates.
For sale a left hand drive MG Magnette from 1955.
The car looks great and it has the desirable patina.
It was fully restored a long ago and has been always kept in a dry garage since then. However the car is out of the road for the last 10 years, so it requires some attention.
It is located .....
MG Magnette ZB Varitone “Maggie” - some restoration already done although unfortunately I don’t have the time this car needs, in the right hands this car will come make a really nice vehicle . I am currently in contact with the MG club finding an age related plate for the car.
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K1 Chassis K0302 has been rebuilt to exacting K3 specification over the past 10 years. Totally restored with complete engine rebuild by Baynton Jones and SPB Historics mainly featuring new 1500cc block, N type high lift cam, gas flowed aluminium head, Roots supercharger (Derek Chinn) fed by 2 1/4" SU .....
This excellent Twilight Grey ZB Magnette has a large history file which includes both owner's and workshop manuals as well as invoices, previous registration documents etc. It is believed to be a four owner car. There are photographs of a restoration which we understand was carried out in the late 1990's, .....
This stunning N Type is listed as number 3217 with the MG Triple M Register.
All numbers match the MG Heritage Certificate, which confirms originality.
Since “full nut & bolt restoration”, recognised with various national class wins and local awards.
Abington Classics, U.S.A overhauled the following:
Left hand drive.
MG Magnette MKIV year 1962.
Family owner since new.
Engine 1.6L with twin SU carburators.
Spanish registration since new.
All docs in order.
I can organize shipping to any country at cost.
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The MG Magnette was designed by the renowned Gerald Palmer of Riley and Jowett fame. The Magnette was the first monocoque car to bear the MG insignia. Launched in 1953, the ZA was powered by the new 4 cylinder 1489 cc B series engine with twin SU carburettors producing 60 bhp. The ZB came out in 1956 .....
Mg magnette zb 1957 restored,part exchange considered The car looks great in two colours and the car has been rewired new clutch new brakes new tyres new roof lining seats re leathered new carpets and many other new parts i can go on and on