<i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN
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Long time vintage race competitor
1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER
Sold for US$ 118,250 inc. premium

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<i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN <i>Long time vintage race competitor</i><br /><B>1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER  </b><br />Chassis no. NA 0484 <br />Engine no. 736 AN
Long time vintage race competitor
1934 MG ND MAGNETTE SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL TWO SEATER
Chassis no. NA 0484
Engine no. 736 AN
1,271cc Supercharged SOHC 6-Cylinder Engine
Single SU Carburetor Mounted to a Roots Supercharger
100hp Estimated
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Live Axle Suspension with Hartford Shocks

*A well-known vintage racing MG
*Dramatic supercharged performance
*Highly competitive with much more exotic machines
*Well sorted and prepared
*Eligible for many vintage rally and racing events


THE MG ND

In the era of small-capacity six-cylinder cars in the early 1930s, MG was a formidable manufacturer, starting in 1931 with the launch of the Magna 'F'. The initial output of the F-Type's 1,271cc Wolseley overhead-camshaft engine was just 37 horsepower. In the following three years, this 'KD' engine was modified and developed to produce 56 horsepower and was used in the first N-Type MG in 1934, the NA.

Along with the upgraded engine, the N-Type featured a more advanced chassis than the ladder-type used in the F: the chassis was widened in the rear, lengthened modestly, and featured a lower profile gas tank and upgraded suspension. These advancements gave the N-type improved handling and stability for these race-ready sports cars. The ND featured the N-type chassis with an MG K3 body and was the most successful racing MG of the era, notably winning the 1934 Tourist Trophy.

Shortly after the introduction of the N-Type, MG was sold to Morris Motors in 1935; this sale had tremendous effects on MG, most notably on their motorsports efforts. The N-Type was the last of these race-ready customer sports cars and the ND was the last of the last. The TA, which debuted in 1936 as a replacement to the ND, was aimed at mass-market appeal and no longer offered the racing attention that the previous models received.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This rare, supercharged ND is one of just 24 fitted with a factory alloy body and was originally finished in black over polished aluminum. This open two-seater is now presented in a stunning combination of red over aluminum and a red leather interior, featuring period-correct Rudge wire wheels, racing radiator cap, and cycle fenders.

This example has a very well documented ownership history, starting with Bernard Clifton of Wimbledon, who took delivery of NA0484 in September of 1934 via Jarvis & Sons. He then sold it to Thorold G. Jones in 1935. In 1975, this ND was acquired by a racing enthusiast in Vancouver, Canada who actively raced NA0484. At the 7th Annual Monterey Historics in 1979, the ND finished 6th in its class, proving itself against powerful, competitive cars including Bentley 4 ½ Litres, a Bugatti Type 57, and a Maserati 8CL and was featured on the event program that same year.

The car then passed to another racing enthusiast, Peter Fino, who kept meticulous service and racing records, including the installation of an NE-spec camshaft and valvetrain, lightweight pistons, lightened flywheel, and a ported, polished and flowed cylinder head. In 1997, Mr. Fino had an impressive run at the Elkart Lake Vintage Festival at Road America, finishing first in class and second overall. In 2006, the next owner ran this car in the California Mille.

This rare and highly desirable example of the N-Type is offered in great condition and features performance upgrades that give the future owner the opportunity to enjoy it in road rallies or vintage racing. Included with the sale is an extensive history file, including copies of the original delivery slip, warranty card, and factory records, as well as invoices and race-preparation documents.
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