Majestic Major DR 2. The makers also provided information for several alternative stages of tuning for "specific purposes". The first examples of these cars were restoration kits which used a ladder frame chassis to do away with the rusted out original body shell. In Peugeot released the Cabriolet, also styled by Pininfarina and featuring strong visual similarities to the ADO34, especially at the near-identical rear. Production restarted in in China. Horsepower was rated at 95 net bhp on both five-main-bearing and earlier three-bearing cars with peak power coming at 5, rpm with a 6, rpm redline.
Alongside a new range of body colours, both cars now had the same grille, based on the plainer square-mesh design of the MkII-onwards Sprite but now finished in satin black with the addition of a chrome embelisher. Engine power output fell to Complete Catalogue of British Cars. MGB GTs first began using a tube-type rear axle in For the season they ran the larger Formula Junior engine at cc, with a cc engine using a block derived from the Mini-Cooper 'S' available for events where the coupes ran as prototypes.
The Midget was a re-badged and slightly restyled second-generation Austin-Healey Sprite. A heater was an optional extra. MG established a name for itself in the early days of the sport of international automobile racing. By the mids, use was made of the wind-tunnel at Longbridge. MG Midget side
The Tifosi Rana replica has a fibreglass body with upgrades such as external door handles and wind-up windows as standard. The first examples of these cars were restoration kits which used a ladder frame chassis to do away with the rusted out original body shell. A close-ratio gearbox was fitted. British Motor Corporation cars, — British Leyland's management and engineering staff were predominantly from the former Leyland organisation, which included MG's historical close rival Triumph. At the rear, styling borrowed from the soon-to-be-announced MGB gave a similarly more modern look, with the added advantages of an opening boot lid and conventional rear bumper bar.