1962-1968, 124860 produced.
Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Introduced in 1962 the MG 1100 became the first small MG sports saloon, the start of a line of front wheel drive MG saloons that would continue (albeit with a break in between) until the late 1980's, in some ways the MG 1100 could also be seen as the Grandparent to today's front wheel drive "Hot Hatches" !.
The MG 1100 used the usual BMC 1100 bodyshell, this time featuring an enlarged MG grille which dwarfed the front grilles on all other 1100 saloons !. Mechanically the MG 1100 used the same set-up as the rest of the range, it did however share the twin carbs and three branch manifold with its sporting sister model, the Riley (1100) Kestrel. The twin carb MG 1100 produced a sprightly 55bhp, enough power to turn this small car into an entertaining sports saloon
The MG 1100 became a MkII briefly from 1967-1968, it was also rather confusingly available with a single carb 1295cc engine for a short period in 1967. Production of the MG 1100 MkII finished in 1968, being superseded by the MG 1300.
|1098cc||S4 OHV||BMC A-Series||62.93mm x 83.72mm||8.9|
|Drivetrain||Steering||Front Suspension||Rear Suspension|
|Top Speed||0-60||SQM||MPG||Engine Pwr||Comment|
|85 mph||29 mpg|
|Description||Auctioneer||Date||Hammer Price||Hammer Price
|201||MG 1100||Coys||11 Jul 2009||Not sold|
|04||MG 1100||BCA||27 Nov 2007||-||£2860.00|
|610||1963 MG 1100 Saloon||Bonhams||19 Nov 2007||£2800.00||£3220.00|
|07||MG 1100||BCA||19 Feb 2007||-||£3410.00|
|406||MG 1100 Four Door Saloon||Cheffins||3 Apr 2004||£1300.00||-|
|1101||MGA 1600 Roadster (1962)||Coys||21 Jun 2003||Not sold|
|Unknown||MG 1100 Saloon (1968)||AMA||17 May 1999||Not sold|
|233||MG 1100 Saloon (1962)||RTS Auctions Ltd||11 Jan 1998||£725.00||-|
|049||MGA 1600 MKII (1962)||BCA||1 Dec 1997||Not sold|
|001||MG 1100 (1965)||Sandown||5 Mar 1994||£500.00||-|
Classic & Sports Car June 2001 pg 122
|Publication||Classic & Sports Car June 2001|
|Sports Car Bonanza - Coming classics head-to-head in essential group test: Barchetta, Elan, MGF, MX-5 and S2. We pick a sub-£10k winner.|