1949 MG YT Tourer

Lot: 531

Sold for (£): 17,600
Offered for sale is a 1.25L 1949 MG YT Tourer manual that has been with the current owner for over 10 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 106 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An exceptionally rare, delightfully restored YT Tourer...

  • One of 877 cars produced when new... A rare old girl! 
  • Rebuilt 5 years ago from a dismantled car brought in from USA. Left-hand drive car, first registered in the UK in 2013 
  • Original engine (matching numbers), rebuilt carbs, ignition. Cylinder head converted for unleaded
  • All interior leather, carpets, weather equipment etc renewed 
  • Finished in Off-White cellulose. Most chrome re-chromed
  • Engine runs strongly with excellent oil pressure. Starts on the button. Drives well



Lot Details

Registration: 626YUX RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1949 Engine size: 1.25L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 13618
Model: YT Tourer MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: YT3284EXU

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 106 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Finished in off-white cellulose. Most chrome re-chromed.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


All leather replaced. all carpets replaced. All weather equipment including side-screens and tonneau replaced. Dashboard re-covered in matching leather.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine runs strongly with excellent oil pressure. Starts on the button. Heat-shield and carb insulators have been added. New air-cleaners added. Original intake plenum etc available. Head converted for unleaded fuel. SUs recently re-built. New water pump.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox changes smoothly with no excessive noise. Back axle no noise. Clutch recently renewed.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Chasis suspension all good and bushes etc all tight. All bearings good. Brakes work well with new master cylinder. Tyres new. Steering precise and light.


Minor: Major:


All electrics work. Car has US spec flashing indicators as original. Petrol gauge faulty at the moment.

Vehicle History


Serviced by previous owner as per manual. No previous service history.

About the Condition Report

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Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history