Lot 3219

Gene Ponder Collection

1959 MG MGA Twin Cam Special


$99,000 USD | Sold

United States | Marshall, Texas



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  • Painstakingly hand-crafted aluminum bodywork inspired by the streamlined MG EX186 works competition car
  • The EX186 was designed and built to contest the 1961 24 Hours of LeMans, but sadly did not compete due to financial constraints
  • Based on one of the 2,111 MGA Twin Cams produced; engine completed May 1959
  • 108 hp, 1,588-cc DOHC inline four-cylinder engine with twin Weber carbs
  • Upgraded with five-speed manual transmission
  • Appealing details include wood rim steering wheel
  • Fitted with Pirelli Cinturato radials on Dunlop knock-off steel rims
  • Silver and red exterior over a red leather interior
  • Accompanied by British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certificate
Please note that this lot is titled as a 1958.