The Mga: Revised Edition

byJohn Price Williams

Paperback | September 15, 2016

The Mga: Revised Edition by John Price Williams
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This new book is the definitive study of the MGA, for the author has gone back to factory records and to the people who worked on the car in the 'fifties, to find out how it was conceived, manufactured and marketed. Here is the real story of the MGA's engineering, body styling and every aspect of the car's development and production - including MG's strategy to beat its competitors. In seven years of production, there were major successes and sad disappointments. The MGA was the car that was "right first time" and though the Twin Cam variant was a nightmare for the factory, it is now the most sought after model. This book tells how the sleepy Thames-side village of Abingdon became a mass-production centre for the MGA, how the MGA became one of America's best-loved sports cars and how the MGA has become one of today's classic cars, cherished by enthusiastic owners all over the world.

John Price Williams is a member of the Society of Automotive Historians in the US and the Guild of Motoring Writers in the UK. He writes extensively on classic cars in newspapers and magazines. His last book, Making MGs (Veloce 1995) tells the story of the Abingdon factory in the postwar years. John lives in Eastbourne on the south co...
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Title:The Mga: Revised EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 10 X 8.25 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 10 X 8.25 X 0.5 inPublished:September 15, 2016Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845849620

ISBN - 13:9781845849627

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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