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Recycled Midget: 1973 MG Arkley

The bane of British car ownership, that four-letter word, the curse that robs our pocketbooks – rust. In 1970, John Britten, an enthusiastic club racer, began offering fiberglass bodies to drop onto Sprite chassis ranging all the way from… more»

Affordable Survivor: 1972 MG Midget

Classic British sports cars aren’t typically jets in a straight line. However, slipping behind the wheel invariably puts a smile on the driver’s face. They are such good fun that it is easy to see why some people wouldn’t… more»

No Reserve: 1963 MG Midget

I have always considered my automotive tastes as eclectic, although there was a time when I barely gave small British sports cars more than a passing glance. However, that attitude was born of ignorance because it took only a… more»

Original Paint: 1967 MG Midget

From 1961 to 1979, the MG Midget was one of MG’s most popular automobiles. It was a pint-sized sports car built over four generations. The U.S. market was a popular destination and increasing safety standards made it harder and… more»

Broken Brit: 1963 MG Midget Mk I

An MG Midget in prime condition is cheap, hardy, and fun. But here on facebook Marketplace we have a Midget of a different ilk. It’s a 1963 Mark I recovered from a barn, with just about every problem in… more»

Cheap Wheels! 1968 MG Midget

If you’re into small sports cars, they don’t come much shorter than the MG Midget. It was a little roadster built across four generations by MG from 1961 to 1979. Once you get into one of these cars, you… more»

No Reserve: 1972 MG Midget

In the beginning, there was the cheap, cheerful Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite. This car filled the “simple sports car” niche that Donald Healey felt had been vacated as its own cars grew heavier and gained seats. At first, the Bugeye… more»

Stored Thirty-Five Years: 1970 MG Midget

For fans of simple, cheap fun, we have the perfect winter project. Here on eBay is a 1970 MG Midget bid to $618.94, reserve not met. Stored for over thirty-five years in a climate-controlled environment, this Midget does not… more»

BF Auction: 1976 MG Midget

Traditional British sports cars retain a strong following in the classic scene due to their inherent design characteristics. Their engines may not be the most powerful on the planet, but they more than compensate for that by providing excellent… more»

38k Mile Hermit: 1963 MG Midget Mk I

The MG Midget was a small, 2-seat British sports car built from 1961-79. It began as a badge-engineered version of the Mk II Austin-Healey Sprite and differed in the level of trim provided. This ’63 edition was stored for… more»

Cheap Fun: 1979 MG Midget

England has produced some of the most iconic sports cars in automotive history. Lotus, Morgan, McLaren, Jaguar, Austin-Healey, Triumph, Aston Martin, and–depending on how broad of a brush you want to paint with–the original Mini, when in John Cooper… more»

40 Years In Storage: 1952 MGTD

Though the MGTC was the first model MG exported to the US in any numbers, it was the follow-up MGTD that really ignited the American appetite for British roadsters. This example, located in Roseville, Michigan, is available here on… more»

Cheap Toyota-Powered 1964 MG Midget

A friend of mine used to own an MG Midget. He called it his “roller skate” because they were about the same size. Great Britain’s MG built the little Midget sports car between 1961-79 across four generations of essentially… more»

Cobra Killer? Swift 1972 MG Midget Racer

If you’ve been around the classic car hobby for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the names Holman and Moody. They are two of the more popular names in the performance industry and have had their hands in… more»

A Pretty Facelift: 1978 MG Midget Arkley SS

Sometimes it seemed that MG just couldn’t catch a break.  While they built some great cars, many remember mistakes like jacking up the ride height on MGBs in combination with ugly rubber bumpers, a lack of investment in their… more»

Little Work Needed: 1954 MG TF Midget

Launched in October of 1953, the MG TF was essentially a face-lifted version of the previous MG TD, but during its 18-month life cycle, it did receive some welcome performance upgrades. This 1954 model appears to be a nice… more»

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