Arnolt 219

Available Info for Arnolt 219

Chassis

TD9930

Engine

XPAG/TD2/LHX10271

Style

Bertone Coupe 4301

Location

state unknown

country unknown

Paint Color

Red

Upholstery Color

Beige

Wheels

Factory steel wheels

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Optional Extras

Note that this prototype car has a crease line that kicks up at the rear edge of the door, and the photo below shows different bumpers from 218. ASD lists 2 & 3 show this car was supplied with a radio.

Ownership History

Prototype Coupe, exhibited at the 1952 Salone dell'Automobile di Torino; survival or location unknown.

According to ASD lists, M. G. Motor Sales; according to ASD lists 2 & 3, sold to Geo. Webber

Additional Information

MG produced this as a Left-Hand drive TD with Export to North America specifications, on 24 August, 1951. According to the Vessel ledgers, coupe 219 arrived on the SS Exton with prototype convertible 218, arriving in Chicago in July, 1952. Purchaser was MG Motor Sales, invoice 698, on 13 April, 1953. ASD list 2 notes, "Sold to George Webber." Illustrated in Wheelock's Sports Car Album. NB: TD9930 is not listed as chassis-only in factory records, but 9931 and 9932 are. The prototypes body crease kicks up on the rear fender, while production cars kick up 2/3 of the way down the door.

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