29th Apr, 2020 13:00

The H&H Classic Motor Car Auction

  Lot 42

Believed to have covered just 4,411 miles from new,

Sold for £16,875

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: OZ 6120
Chassis No: TD/C13328
MOT: Exempt

Motor Car Location: Cheshire

  • 1 of just 1,710 MKII examples
  • Previous competition use and engine overhaul in 2018
  • Offered with a collection of invoices

It is believed this very smart but mean-looking TD has covered just 4,411 miles from new, albeit courtesy of four engines. That's because it has been a race car for the whole of its life to date. It was first registered in February 1952 and appears to have been domiciled solely in Birmingham until acquired by a Spencer Sline in 1967. The MG was evidently stored from 1977 until 2013 while awaiting a general overhaul, which is what it received when purchased by a mechanic that year.

Recent maintenance has included an engine overhaul (2018); attention to the bodywork costing £1800 (2019); and set of brand new tyres. There are apparently photographs of `OZ 6120' contesting sprints and races in Chris Harvey's 1977 book `The Immortal T Series', and the vendor has a copy of a 1971 Silverstone programme confirming the car's participation in the meeting of May 29/30 with Spencer Sline at the wheel. The vendor presently grades the bodywork, Black interior trim, XPAG engine and four-speed manual gearbox as all being in `very good' order and the Grey paintwork as `good', and says the car `has absolutely no rot and is extremely pretty'. He is now parting with the TD complete with: tonneau cover; buff logbook; collection of old invoices and an old MOT from 1971 that confirms the mileage at that time to have been a mere 2,568. Its believed the engine specification is as follows: double-dowelled flywheel; eight inch clutch; lightened and balanced crankshaft; polished and balanced con rods; re-ported big-valve cylinder head; polished rockers; twin 1_ inch SU carburettors; and four-branch exhaust manifold.

The MKII TD was a competition model introduced alongside the standard offering. Its more highly-tuned engine with larger SU carburettors and 8.1:1 compression ratio resulted in an output of 57bhp. Most of the 1,710 examples produced were exported.


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Auction: The H&H Classic Motor Car Auction, 29th Apr, 2020

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