Magazine reprints

Magnette articles

Below is a collectiion of articles concerning our beloved Magnettes from various magazines. All articles are reproduced by kind permission of the publishers. Click on the images to open the pdf-files.

The latest addition to our website:

Classic & Sports Car
  May 2012
Readers cherished cars

 

1953 - 1959
Road & Track December 1954 Automobil Engineer
Autocar
16th Oktober 1953
"Aristocrats"
The very first article
Road & Track (USA)
December 1954
Profile
Automobil Engineer
May 1955
Very detailed technical article
Air Trials HOBBIES for young man, USA
Photo Road Test
July 1954
New MG Saloon Earls Court Motorshow 1954
Modern Motor (Australia)
September 1954
"New MG Saloon"
Profile
Motoring Illustrated 
 London Earls Court 
20 - 30 October 1954
This was the Nuffield handout at the Motor Show
Mechanix Illustrated, USA
Oct. 1954
Road test 
Motor Trader 
Service Data No. 223
12. Jan. 1955
Autocar 15.04.1955 Autocar November 1957  
Autocar
15.04.1955
.Motor (Australia)
21 August 1957
Road Test
Autocar
22.11.57
High speed, low revolutions 
( Lacock-de Normaville overdrive)
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Autocar June 27 1958 
Reader's report on customer satisfaction
1960 - 1989

Gerald Palmer T'bred & Classic Cars November 1978  Classic Cars January 1983
Practical Motorist 
May 1962
The H.R.G. - Derrington cross-flow head
T. &  Classic Cars 
September 1977
"Palmer" 
Story about G.Palmer
Thoroughbred & Classic Cars
 November 1978
 History & buyer's guide
Classic & Sports Car
 January 1983
Z Cars
Buyers Guide
 Majestic Magnette .  
MG Enthusiast
Dec.83/Jan.84
"Majestic Magnettes" 
Profile
Practical Classics 
April 1984
"Bying a Z series Magnette"
Buyers Guide

Enjoying MG
06/1985
 

 

Labour of Love For John Monkman
Probably from MG Enthusiast 1985

 

Enjoying MG
09/1986

 

Restored Cars
Australian magazine
No. 68, 1986

 

 Enjoying MG
November 1987
"Blue Peter MG Magnette"

 

Enjoying MG
 March 1988
 "Thirty years on" 

 

  Unknown flyer  

  Unknown Author
"The last MG saloon built at Abingdon works"
  Enjoying MG
1980 
  Magnette Recovery From the MGOC yearbook late 80's Wahlverwandtschaft
  Classic Cars
March 1989
"Magnette recovery"
Restoration report
  OLDTIMER MARKT
October 1989
"Wahlverwandtschaft"
M.G. Maqnette & Wolseley 4/44 & 15/50
1990 - 1999
Style Counsellor Fifties Fun ZA/ZB series and Wolseley 4/44 & 15/50 Under the weather
Popular Classics
March 1990
"Style Counsellor"
about Gerald Palmer
Practical Classics
 Jan.  1991
"Fifties Fun"
Buying, owing & running Jowett Javelin and Magnette
Classic & Sports Car
 Feb.1991
"Under the weather"
Small article about a restoration
Popular Classics
Februar 1991
"MG Magnette"
Profile by D. Anders Clausager incl. Buyers Guide
Blood Brothers Preservation order Magnettic Attraction
Popular Classics
June 1991
"Blood brothers"
Buyers Guide Magnette & Wolseley
Popular Classics
November 1992
"Preservation order"
Story about a Magnette that was rallied during the 70's
Practical Classics
August 1993
Magnettic Attraction"
Report about a 4 years restoration
Classic & Sports Car
 April.1995
"In at the deep end"
Historiv rallying in a Magnette
Myth or Magic MG Z type Magnettes Magnettic Attraction
Popular Classics
Nov. 1994
"Myth or Magic?"
Story of 15 years ownership
Practical Classics
May 1995
"MG Z-type magnettes"
Buyers Guide, Profile
Popular Classics
September 1995
"Magnetic Attraction"
Reestoration article

MG magazine (US)
1995
Magnettic Attractions Breitensport Sport for all
Restored  Cars Australia
05/1996
Practical Classics
 Sept.  1997
"Magnettic Attractions"
Modifying using 1800s engine, bake servo...
Motor Klassik (Germany)
Juni 1999
"Breitensport"
Buyers Guide, Road Test
English translation of the Geman article 
    ZA Magnette Profile
    MG Enthusiast
from ??
"ZA Magnette"
Profile
Newspaper article
date unknown
2000 - to date 
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Magnettic Attraction Magnetic Attraction Grace but no heirs  
  MG World 
June/July 2000
"Magnettic attraction"
Buyers Guide
The Automobile
 September  2000
"Magnettic Attraction"
Profile
Classic & Sports car 
Otober 2000
"Grace but no heirs"
Visit to varios owners & dealers
 
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Grand day out Magnettic attractions
  British Car (Netherlands)
Oktober 2001
"Bommelmobil"
Wolseley 4/44 and Magnette
(in Dutch)
Practical Classics
November 2001
"Grand day out"
MG ZB - ZT Road test of five generationsof MG saloons
Collectible Automobile
(USA) 
October 2002
"Adding Attraction"
Profile
Dutch magazine
"British Car"
September 2002
Contains small article about
Z-Magnette-Day
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Powerful Magnette  
  Practical Classics
Spring 2003
"MG Magnette"
Buyers Guide
MG World
March 2003
"Powerful Magnette"
Report of a supercharged Z 
Australian Classic Car
Mai 2003
"MGs Golden Glory"
Profile
Classic & Motorsports
May 2005
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  Australian Classic Car
03/2006
MG Enthusiast  09/2006
Survival Guide
Ibiza NOW
March 2007
nice Restoration article
Classic Cars for sale
November 2007
Buyers Guide
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North America
Classic MG Magazine
08/2008
Restoration & owners report

MG Enthusiast 
11/2008

 

North American Classic MG Magazine
www.classicmgmagazine.com
 Report Paris-Peking Rally
 36/2009
Safety Fast!
04/2009
Magnetic Attraction
A ride around Clifton Hampden
     
  Classic & Exotic Cars
04/2009
Enjoying MG
April 2012
 Classic & Sports Car
  May 2012
Readers cherished cars