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Mg Made In Abingdon

Author : Bob Frampton
ISBN : 1787112683
Genre : Transportation
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MG was a home-grown concept that became an international success, bringing the small market town of Abingdon onto the global map. MG - Made in Abingdon recounts the inside story of the famous factory, recognising that the most important aspect of MGs success was its team – the tea-boys and girls, the shop floor workers, the engineers and racers, the apprentices and management. From memories of the production line to recollections of racing incidents, the untold story of MG from the men and women who worked in the Abingdon factory is revealed for the first time in this fascinating, historical account.
Category: Transportation

Mg S Abingdon Factory

Author : Brian Moylan
ISBN : 9781845848194
Genre : Transportation
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Brian Moylan started working for MG in 1950 as a mechanic in the service/repair shop. In 1955 he was drafted in to the Racing Department. which was the centre for all BMC competition work. During his time there he was fortunate enough to work on several rally winning Minis including the 1967 Monte Carlo Rally winner. Just before the factory closed in 1980 Bryan was offered the position of manager of a small satellite Morris Garages outlet. Bryan has always been involved in the MG Car Club, serving on the committee of the local Centre in various capacities. Since his retirement he has started giving slide shows on MG history and writing articles for the leading Classic Car magazines, plus three books on MG and rally connected subjects. Bryan also works closely with the Abingdon Museum setting up MG Exhibitions and is currently working towards having a permanent exhibition in the Museum.
Category: Transportation

Making Mgs

Author : John Price Williams
ISBN : 9781845848767
Genre : Transportation
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From MGA to MGF, here’s the illustrated story of how the classic MGs were built. Most of the pictures were taken at MG’s famous Abingdon factory, and show just how skilled and dedicated workers put MGs together before the advent of robot car production. More recent pictures include the MG RV8 and MGF. Concise text describes production processes and model evolution. Coverage includes factory road testing and production figures. Featured MGs include MGA, Magnette, Midget, MGB, MGC, MGB GT V8, MGF.
Category: Transportation

Essential Mg

Author : Graham Robson
ISBN : 9780760320037
Genre : Transportation
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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 would characterize the marque all of its life, winning the 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.
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Motor Sport

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105128596124
Genre : Automobiles
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Category: Automobiles

The Mga

Author : John Price Williams
ISBN : 9781903706565
Genre : Transportation
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The definitive history of the MGA, the first British sportscar to sell more than 100,000 units and be capable of topping 100mph. Includes Le Mans prototypes, the coupe, Twin Cam, 1600 and 1600 MkII models; competition history; 'secret MGAs'; the USA success story; restoration notes, annd much more.
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Ian Fleming S James Bond

Author : John Griswold
ISBN : 9781425931001
Genre : Literary Collections
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The main subject of the book is best stated in a quote from C. S. Lewis: "Often we need not so much to be taught as to be reminded." As I said in the Foreword, "How many times over the years I have reached for a scrap of paper or underlined a passage or quotation in a book, noting something that seemed wise and useful. However, as I review my notes, I frequently come upon some guideline to positive thought or behavior that I have simply let drift from my memory and have neglected to practice." The remedy? That is the purpose of this book: to summarize, briefly enough for quick and regular review, words of wisdom I have found important enough to remember.
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The World Guide To Automobile Manufacturers

Author : Nick Baldwin
ISBN : UCSD:31822003818515
Genre : Business & Economics
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Briefly traces the history of more than a thousand automobile manufacturers, and describes innovations in design and style
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Mg T Series

Author : Graham Robson
ISBN : 1861261799
Genre : Transportation
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It was the 1930s-style Abingdon-built MGs that made sports car motoring available to the common man. Here, Graham Robson tells the complete story - from the initial design and development of the cars, to how many were produced and where they were sold, with full details of the specs as well as profiles of the key personalities. Illustrated throughout with both archive and specially commissioned photographs. Includes information on racing and rallying, plus a look at the T-Series today. A fresh look at these classic British sports cars.Hardcover - 7-1/2" x 9-3/4" - 192 pages - 24 color, 150 b/w
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