MG cars and history - The British sports car that captivated America | Hagerty Magazine


MG introduced America to the joys of the sportscar.

University of Pennsylvania student Jim Carson was driving his 1942 Plymouth when he saw a “wonderful-looking car” suddenly appear coming from Bryn Mawr Avenue. He had no idea what it was, so he took off after it. But his old Plymouth was no match for the mystery vehicle on the winding back roads outside of Philadelphia. “It lost me,” Carson says. “It just plain disappeared.”

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2007/12/02/World-of-MG