Transmission: 4 gears, Manual gearbox
Interior colour: red
Registration number: DZ-16-18

The MG J2 Midget was the successor to the MG J1 Midget and was introduced in 1932. This small MG sports car stole the hearts of many sports car enthusiasts. Driving and handling the "Midget" was fantastic. The gear lever was mounted on the floor and the car was equipped with a four-speed gearbox. A very nice detail is that when you open the hood, the car opens halfway. In the lower part of the passenger compartment, you have a clear view of where the gearbox is located.
Sources stated that the British magazine Autocar clocked the J2 Midget's top speed at 82 miles per hour. Many owners tried to reach the same top speed, but never got to that speed. What later came to light was that the MG factory gave the Autocar test drivers a specially tuned version to achieve the 132 km/h result.

This copy was built in 1933 and delivered new to Miss. C.Whittam by J. Cockshoot & Co from Manchester in the original colour black.
The MG was imported to Belgium in 1988, where the car had the same owner until 2003. In 2003 it was sold to the last Belgian owner, who completely restored the car to a very high level. The restoration is supported by many photos showing the extensive work, for example, the car has been completely body-off restored and everything has been returned to bare metal. The technology has also been overhauled, and you notice that to this day.

The car comes with a folder with a lot of documentation, containing photos of the restoration, invoices and the entire owners history, which shows that the car has only had 5 owners over the last 90 years.

Gallery Aaldering is Europe’s leading Classic Cars specialist since 1975! Always 400 Classic and Sportscars in stock, please visit for the current stock list (all offered cars are available in our showroom) and further information. We are located near the German border, 95 km from Düsseldorf and 90 km from Amsterdam. So easy traveling by plane, train, taxi and car. Transport and worldwide shipping can be arranged. No duties/import costs within Europe. We buy, sell and provide consignment sales (selling on behalf of the owner). We can arrange/provide registration/papers for our German (H-Kennzeichen, TÜV, Fahrzeugbrief, Wertgutachten usw.) and Benelux customers. Gallery Aaldering, Arnhemsestraat 47, 6971 AP Brummen, The Netherlands. Tel: 0031-575-564055. Quality, experience and transparency is what sets us apart. We look forward to welcoming you in our showroom

Vehicle details

Vehicle data

Model series
Model name
J2 Midget
First registration date
Not provided
Year of manufacture
Mileage (read)
1,234 km
Chassis number
Not provided
Engine number
Not provided
Gearbox number
Not provided
Matching numbers
Number of owners
> 6

Technical details

Body style
Convertible (Roadster)
Power (kW/hp)
Cubic capacity (cm³)
Left (LHD)
Front brakes
Not provided
Rear brakes
Not provided
Fuel type

Individual configuration

Exterior color
Manufacturer color name
Interior color
Interior material

Optional equipment


Condition, registration & documentation

Has Report
Historical license plate
Ready to drive


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Nick Aaldering

Arnhemsestraat 47

6971 AP Brummen

🇳🇱 Netherlands

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