Lot 3139

Gene Ponder Collection

1953 MG TD Supercharged Special


$121,000 USD | Sold

United States Flag | Marshall, Texas



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  • A beautifully executed and very stylish MG TD special
  • Design inspired by Miles Collier’s MG racer “Leonidas,” entered in the 1939 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Striking, hand-formed aluminum bodywork with boattail styling
  • A two-time California Mille participant
  • Four-cylinder MG engine with period supercharger
  • Upgraded five-speed manual transmission
  • Stunning blue paint with polished aluminum cycle fenders
  • Bluemels Brooklands steering wheel; engine-turned dash with Smiths and Jaeger instrumentation
  • Fitted with Brooklands windscreen, Marchal headlamps, and racing-style quick-fill fuel cap
  • Dunlop racing tires on chrome knock-off wire wheels; Alfin drum brakes