Essential MG tells the full story of this well loved sports car from its early days, covering developments in style, increases in power and its history in racing and speed trials. The first MG cars were produced in Oxford, England, in 1924. The car was instantly appealing with a cheekiness of spirit that was to characterize the marque all its life, winning hearts of millions around the globe, not least in the United States. The price was as attractive as the styling and the performance. It was cheap and it was fun - quintessential MG traits.
“Covering the complete history of the MG marque – from its formation in 1922 all the way through to present day – Essential MG deserves a place on every MG lover’s book shelf. This fact-filled book gives a full and frank look at the entire range of MG. It includes and in-depth history and specification information on early models, right through to the more modern cars.” - Retro Cars (UK), December 2004