Everybody should start their driving careers in something weighing under 2,200 pounds before buying a Golf GTI, a V6 Camaro, or maybe a BMW M2 if they have a fat enough bank account. Like an MG Midget, for example—if you can fit.
I remember when I first saw this car. I’d never seen anything like it before.
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This is a video of 'The Stuntbusters' — Speed TV's artisanal automotive show that I think just sets crap on fire — blow up and flip what looks like a 1974-1980 MG Midget 1500 at 1000 frames per second.
I couldn't resist sending these camera phone pix of a couple contrasting gems, despite the crush of work the summer brought to my doorstep: I was helping the housekeeping crew catch up on a busy day at the hotel I run and as I was lugging a barrel of trash down the fire escape, I noticed a 1960's MG Midget that is a…