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Old 3rd April 2007, 08:27   #1
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Spotted an MG Midget 2 Seater sports coupe in Bombay. The car is parked very close to where I stay:









I assume its a MkII but not very sure about it. The interiors were neat. To know the size, compare the dimensions of the cars standing next to it.


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another all time great...incredible fun to drive....M not sure, but this car might have been at this years VCCCI rally in bombay...cant find it in my pics, but the number looks familiar...

the car is essentially a badge engineered Ausntin Healey Sprite, so the family was called the "spridgets"
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Is that ragtop custom-made?
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thats the original design for the top, though probably remade as per original...
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another all time great...incredible fun to drive....M not sure, but this car might have been at this years VCCCI rally in bombay...cant find it in my pics, but the number looks familiar...
I remember seeing it at one of the picture sets of the VCCCI rally too. I was counting on you for more pictures . Any idea on the year of make? MRJ looks '68 to me.

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I remember seeing it at one of the picture sets of the VCCCI rally too. I was counting on you for more pictures . Any idea on the year of make? MRJ looks '68 to me.
Its MRF...would make it late 60s...any bombayites can help?
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this car used to park at curchgate near the Lee showroom some years ago suddenly dissapeared where was she spotted this tyme around?
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I cann't stop to laugh the innova looks like dad and lancer like the midgets mom

nice find mate
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Damn cute lookin car.
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an Mg Midget that i saw some time back

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Hey, is all that glass on the coupe original?? ie, the one on top and the rear quarter glass etc?
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its a aftermarket removable hardtop Jayd, the person got it from U.K. i dont think the hood came in this fashion in the 60's but it seems like a modern adaptation.
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Its what is called a winter top in the UK, and was a factory option.
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Its what is called a winter top in the UK, and was a factory option.
Yup even Herald convertibles (I mean actual ones, not the ones with the stripped roofs you would've seen here! ) had such tops there....made of fibreglass......By the way karl, doesnt the front hubcap on the MG in speedy's pic. look like a 50s fiat one??

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Speedy, why dont you get us some more pics of the owners remaining collection, especially the early TCs and Buick.
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