Arnolt 280

Available Info for Arnolt 280

Chassis

TD26554

Engine

XPAG/TD2/26652 (had supercharged MGB/Marina replacement engine and automatic transmission; now has replacement XPAG, see below)

Style

Bertone Convertible 4421

Location

Paris

France

Paint Color

Grecian Grey 222-2141, now black

Upholstery Color

Red, now grey

Wheels

Borrani now Dunlop

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Optional Extras

Originally supplied with painted wire wheels.

Ownership History

Now restored to original XPAG and in Paris France

ex Barry Briskman, 6901 E Gary Rd, Scottsdale, AZ. 85254 ?Air Conditioned.

Additional Information

MG produced this as a "Chassis Only" Left-Hand drive TD with Export to North America specifications (EXLNA), on 10 April, 1953. The Vessel ledgers show that Arnolt convertible 280 was shipped on the SS Vesuvio with convertible 277 and coupes 270 and 273, received in San Francisco on 18 November, 1953. The purchaser was Gough Industries for Marion Weber on 17 August 1954, invoice 1690. Car is featured in two French magazines, Retro and AutoRetro (see bibliography)

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