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post #16 of 20 (permalink) Old 01-19-2017, 11:18 AM
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Just saw this auction ad in Sports Car Market magazine. 1934 K3....didn't know about that one.
Apparently has a supercharger inside that box at the base of the radiator.
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EDIT! Look what I found...

"MG's competition success in the 30s was characterised by a class win with the K3 at the 1933 Mille Miglia road race – the first time a non-Italian team had won."

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Almost bought a very pristine silver TC, lovely car, while I was in college, but my father hated it, saying it was totally unsafe. Well, yeah, but so what. He was into huge Buick Roadmasters. Ended up buying a Morris MiniMinor 850, another car he thought was totally unsafe, it fitting into the trunk of his Buick, lol. It and the later Mini I bought were the most fun cars I've ever driven, esp the Downton Engr 3/4 race 67 Cooper S, typically British, wearing quickly, but really fun to drive, 0 to 60 under 6 sec, could outdrag (to about 70 mph) fun cars of the time, for instance Sunbeam Tigers, some Corvettes, etc.

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I had another ride in the 1949 MGTC. The car is exciting at 35 mph and cannot believe that someone would drive this car on the freeway. I talked to the long time owner and we both agreed that it was like driving a slow four wheel motorcycle.
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