Morris Garages

Formed in 1924 by Cecil Kimber the British roads were introduced to the rort of the sporty two seaters by MG.

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Long elegant lines, a roadster for the A and B road driver. Soft top up for drizzly weather or down to get a bit of wind through your feathers.

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The long bonnet, sweeping fenders and sleek appearance look like a greyhound ready to pounce down the track.

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You can strap a basket on the back to go further afield. A trip to the Cote d’Azur? Via the Alps of course! There were small cars too, the Midget; starting life as a basic roadster with a diminutive engine..

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However, the sixties came and a new model was sought: the MGB which would see a fairly good run over two decades of sales. Even through the bleak British Car industry demise of the seventies; however that debacle would cause the end of that run.

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That pale yellow color is pure English. Even bright under a gloomy blighty sky, with a hint of rain in the forecast. The spoked wheels with knock-off hub nut will sparkly at speed, a chrome bumper rounds of a neat package. However with a half-life of Three years in the British climate you had to enjoy it quickly.

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If you didn’t want yellow or British Racing Green then orange, red or orangy red were good choices. The view from the cockpit ain’t bad either. Smiths clocks behind a smooth steering wheel, though a touch of walnut would be nice…

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As time wore on a few revisions had to be made to meet certain highway regulations; one was the front bumper, it was changed to a bulky black plastic fender. These models gained the nickname Sabrina after a certain well endowed actress

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Norma Ann Sykes aka Sabrina

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However let’s enjoy the MG in all its glory…

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