The BMC A is very narrow A car with the cc engine was tested by the British magazine The Motor in and had a top speed of A—Z of Cars — There were other advantages such as an all-synchromesh gearbox too. Production was 16, of the small-engined version and of the Many existing MG buyers turned to the Sprite to provide a modern low-cost sports car and so a badge-engineered MG version reusing the Midget name made sense. I posted my rotary stuff on Craigslist and got a lot of interest already.
This increased final drive ratio gave the model slightly better fuel economy than the model.
MG Midget 1500
The rear springs were replaced by more conventional semi-elliptic types, which gave a better ride. So, I am looking into dropping in a small 4-cylinder with 5-speed, similar in size to the original. A—Z of Cars — Is the Datsun A-series any better in any way than the ? To meet US federal regulations, large black plastic bumpers were added to the front and rear and the ride heights were increased.