1934 MG PA/B

History

The MG Model P was produced from 1934 though 1936, during that time 2499 examples were produced. It was built as a replacement for the Model J. Using the same 847 cc engine but with a new 3 bearing crank it was more refined that its Midget predecessor. It continued the basic look defined by the J type. It had a fold-flat windscreen and a wheel strapped to the back of the car. The fuel tank was also located in the rear.

There were two series of the Model P, the PA and PB. The PA was produced from 1934 through 1935 with a total of 2000 examples being produced. The MG PB was produced from 1935 through 1936 with 526 examples produced. The PA was powered by a 847 cc four-cylinder engine similar to the one used in the Model J-Type. The PB had a 939 cc unit which raised horsepower to 43 horsepower. The other main difference between the Model PA and Model PB was the radiator grille. The PA had a honeycomb design while the PB had vertical slats.


By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2006

1934 Vehicle Profiles

1934 MG PA/B vehicle information

Roadster

Chassis Num: PA/1711
Engine Num: 1973

This car was 1 of 3 PA/B MG's entered by the factory in the 1935 Le Mans 24 hour race. They were all driven by a team of six woman drivers. This particular car #56 finished first in class with the other 2 cars finishing 2nd and 3rd. ....[continue reading]

1934 MG PA/B vehicle information

Roadster

Chassis Num: 1845A145P

From 1930 through 1934, the M-Type Midget, C-Type race Midget, D-Type Midget, F-Type Magna, J-Type Midget, K1 and K2 Magnette, K3 race Magnette, L-Type Magna, QA Type Midget, N-Type Magnette and finally the P-type Midget were produced. The bread-and....[continue reading]

1934 MG PA/B vehicle information

Brooklands Racer

Chassis Num: PA-450
Engine Num: 698AP

This 1934 MG PA Single Seat Racer is a Brooklands Replica fitted with a supercharger to its original engine. The Roots-type supercharger is crankshaft driven and set to provide six-pounds of boots equivalent to a 10:1 compression ratio. The carbureto....[continue reading]

Roadster
Chassis #: PA/1711 
Roadster
Chassis #: 1845A145P 
Brooklands Racer
Chassis #: PA-450 


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1936Ford (930,778)Chevrolet (918,278)Plymouth (520,025)
1935Ford (820,253)Chevrolet (548,215)Plymouth (350,884)
1934Ford (563,921)Chevrolet (551,191)Plymouth (321,171)
1933Chevrolet (486,261)Ford (334,969)Plymouth (298,557)
1932Chevrolet (313,404)Ford (210,824)Plymouth (186,106)
1931Chevrolet (619,554)Ford (615,455)Buick (138,965)
1930Ford (1,140,710)Chevrolet (640,980)Buick (181,743)
1929Ford (1,507,132)Chevrolet (1,328,605)Buick (196,104)

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