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MG 'SA'/'WA' -- HS-105-SA
MG 'SA'/'WA' -- 1936-1939 - ('WA' shown)
'SA': Long-wheelbase (10-ft 3-in) luxury sports tourer. 2388-cc (later 2322-cc) 6-cylinder, pushrod ohv engine (78.5 bhp at 4200 rpm). Twin SU carburetors, 4-speed gearbox (early models non-synchromesh; later synchromesh on 3rd and top). Semi-eliptic springs, hydraulic brakes, centre-lock wire wheels. Saloon, 4-seater tourer and convetible bodies (as 'WA' and 'VA'). Approximately 2400 built.
Additional 'WA' model introduced 1938: similar to 'SA' but wider body and 2561-cc, 6-cylinder, ohv engine (100 bhp at 4400 rpm). Four-speed gearbox with synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd and top gears. Saloon, tourer and convertible bodies. Approximately 370 built.