Views Read Edit View history. Our MG Midget is a real corker and Shirley won t disappoint. Some enthusiasts consider these the best handling of all the standard cars, even if the ride is a little firmer. It differed from the Sprite by having a traditional MG style of grille and extra trim, a black instead of white steering wheel, and other small detail differences, the uncomplicated but attractive car bringing under one litre motoring back to MG enthusiasts for the first time since GOOD - The item will Its crankshaft journals are small and therefore their life is not long. In Peugeot released the Cabriolet, also styled by Pininfarina and featuring strong visual similarities to the ADO34, especially at the near-identical rear.
Throughthe Sprite and Midget were built side-by-side as fraternal twins differing only in badges, grilles, and minor trim and equipment.
MG MIDGET 1500cc
As the production figures show, these dreary changes plus steadily falling horsepower took a sales toll afterthough the Midget remained quite popular right to the end -- and likely profitable, what with tooling costs written off by the mid-Sixties. Today when people say "Midget" they usually refer to the car made between and In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Modifications of this calibre move the car into a completely different category and is a subject in its own right. Rebuilt engine, New tires, wiring harness, gauges restored in England Nevertheless, sales picked up in a big way, reaching 15, a year.