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<li>Exceptional and very rare left hand drive Magnette.</li>
<li>In very good condition.</li>
<li>Suitable for almost all events.</li>
<li>Fast and reliable specially because the engine had been completely revised.</li>
<li>Unique chance to have a car suitable for rally, event or just for enjoyable driving.</li>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The automobile manufacturer MG used the <strong>Magnette</strong> name on the K-Type and N-Type cars in the 1930s, but the Magnette models of the 1950s and 1960s are probably best-remembered. Although loved today, the use of the Magnette name on an MG saloon car with a lowered Wolseley body and an Austin engine brought protest from motor magazine letter writers.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">There were two distinct series of these Magnettes: The ZA and ZB of 1953 through to 1958 and the Mark III and Mark IV of 1959 through to 1968.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The ZA was replaced by the <strong>Magnette ZB</strong> in 1956. Power was increased to 64 hp (48 kW) by fitting 1 1½ inch carburettors, increasing the compression ratio from 7.5 to 8.3, and modifying the manifold.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The interior was improved and there was also a Varitone model with a larger rear window and optional two tone paintwork.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The extra power increased the top speed to 86 mph (138 km/h) and reduced the 0-60 mph time to 18.5 seconds. The similar Wolseley 15/50 now shared the ZB's <em>B-Series</em> engine.</p>
<li style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Specifications</strong></li>
<li>length/width/height/wheelbase – cm (in) : 427/157/148/259 (168.1/61.8/58.3/102)</li>
<li>weight : 110 kg (2428 lb).</li>
<li>Inline 4 cylinders 1489 cc (91 ci), front-mounted, 4-speed manual gearbox, rear-wheel drive. </li>
<li>Maximum power : 64 bhp @ 5400 rpm; torque : 113 Nm @ 3000 rpm. Top speed : 138 km/h (86 mph).</li>
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