1962 MG Midget Mk I


  • An early chrome bumper Midget
  • Fully restored and shining brightly
  • Only five miles recorded since restoration

The Appeal

An endearingly compact example of the classic British sports car, the MG Midget represents all that’s good about going for a simple, lightweight approach to performance. It doesn’t require a huge engine thanks to its diminutive stature and therefore excellent handling. 
The example offered here was previously registered in California, but has since been imported into the Netherlands and restored. This included a full respray, interior retrim and mechanical overhaul. 

So if you’re looking to add a better-than-new classic MG to your garage, then this Midget ticks all the boxes. 

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered in 1962
  • Previously registered in San Diego County, California
  • 1986 California ownership title on file
  • Invoices on file for parts
  • Restored, with photographic record

The Interior

  • Fully retrimmed interior
  • The upholstery is excellent with little sign of use
  • There are no scuffs or tears that we could see
  • Supportive bucket seats
  • Excellent carpets, trimmed to match the seats
  • The Smiths gauges are bold and clear
  • Tactile pull switches adorn the dashboard
  • Padded dashboard top
  • Moto-Lita wooden rimmed steering wheel
  • Left-hand drive 
  • Handy storage pockets in the doors
  • Spacious boot to the rear, and extra storage behind the seats

The Exterior 

  • Very smart British Racing Green paintwork
  • The body panels are in good condition throughout
  • We couldn’t see any scratches or blemishes of note, as this car has only recorded five miles since its restoration
  • Excellent chrome plating
  • The lamp lenses are clear and bright
  • The vinyl hood is also very smart 
  • Sliding side windows can be fitted for extra weather protection
  • Chromed wire wheels, polished to a high shine
  • The tyres appear to retain good tread 
  • A quick look under the wheel arches reveals jus how clean this car is, with almost no sign of use at all

The Mechanics 

  • 1,089cc A-series engine
  • Twin SU carburettors 
  • Four-speed manual transmission
  • The engine bay is extremely clean and tidy 
  • The accompanying photographic restoration record shows a very clean engine and gearbox being fitted 
  • Extremely low mileage since restoration should give the next owner peace of mind


In all, this early MG Midget appears to be very smart and tidy throughout. It has evidently been the subject of extensive restoration work, including paint, interior and a mechanical overhaul. So now it is a glistening example of this superb classic British sports car. 


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1962
  • Make MG
  • Model Midget
  • Colour Green
  • Odometer 4 Miles
  • Engine size 1098
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Heinkenszand
  • Country Netherlands

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