Asia Pacific Importers / Dealers
These pages contain a small list of important Asia Pacific automobile importers and dealers during the era of the MGTD/TF.
Here are some dealer & lubrication advice plates. These were fitted to cars sold new in New South Wales.
From the collection of Mr Jeff Newey.
Nuffield dealer in Perth, Australia.
An accessories dealer and repair facility located in Melbourne. Monaro Motors (named after the nearby Monaro Rd, where it had probably originated) was run by Jack Ould in Malvern Rd, Malvern, when in 1951/1952 a certain Peter Manton went to work for Jack. They were selling MGs and manufacturing various improvement parts, like alloy aero screens, side covers and rocker covers. With Peter's arrival Monaro Motors became what is recognised as the first Speed Shop in Australia (What would be called a Tuning Company in the UK) they were also agents for Wade Superchargers.
Matthew Magilton - Here is a TF plate from P&R Williams who were the MG importers for New South Wales and both sold cars themselves as well as supplying a network of New South Wales dealers.
Matthew Magilton - Here is one of the Victorian dealers plates for Stillwell and George of Melbourne, this one fitted to a TD.
Matthew Magilton - Here is the original Lane's Motors plate on my TF. Lane's in Melbourne were the second largest Australian importer of T types after P&R Williams of Sydney. The other Australian importers were: Motors Ltd of Adelaide, South Australia; Comet Motors of Perth, Western Australia and Howard's Pty Ltd of Brisbane, Queensland.
|P&R Williams, Pty., Ltd.||74-78 Wentworth Ave||Sydney||NSW||AUS|
|P&R Williams, Pty., Ltd.||364 Hunter Street||Newcastle||NSW||AUS|
|P&R Williams, Pty., Ltd.||268 Oxford Street||Sydney||NSW||AUS|
|Peter Lloyd Ltd.||213-217 Elizabeth Street||Sydney||NSW||AUS|
|Barclay Motors, Pty., Ltd.||85 William Street||Sydney||NSW||AUS|
|Comet Motors||918 Hay Street||Perth||WA||AUS|
|Motors Ltd.||Gilbert Street at Norman||Adelaide||SA||AUS|
|Kingsway Ltd.||118 Franklin||Adelaide||SA||AUS|
|Howard's Pty. Ltd.||317 Adelaide Street||Brisbane||QNS||AUS|
|Arrow Motor Company||26 Flinders Street at Gawler Pl.||Adelaide||WA||AUS|
|Lanes Motors Pty. Ltd.||89 Exhibition Street||Melborne||VIC||AUS|
|Stillwell & George||12 Cotham Road||Kew||VIC||AUS|
|The Meadows Garage||177 Bridge Street||Benalla||VIC||AUS|
|Howard's Pty. Ltd.||Toowoomba||QNS||AUS|
|Blowes & Strachan||162-172 Peisley Street||Orange||NSW||AUS|
|H.C. Heathorn & Co. Ltd.||53/63 Bathust Street||Hobart||TAS||AUS|
|H.C. Heathorn & Co. Ltd.||49 Brisbane Street||Launceston||TAS||AUS|
|Browns Central Motors||107 Victoria Road||Drummoyne||NSW||AUS|
|Champion Motors Pty. Ltd.||377 Sydney Rd.||Bagowlah||NSW||AUS|
|Ex-Serviceman's Car Laundry||Harrington Lane||Enmore||NSW||AUS|
|D. Lorimer Pty. Ltd.||924 Pacific Highway||Gordon||NSW||AUS|
|Motoria Service Station Pty. Ltd.||20 Albert Rd.||Strathfield||NSW||AUS|
|Purnell Brothers||444 Chapel Rd.||Bankstown||NSW||AUS|
|Robert Dewley Pty. Ltd.||80-84 Parramatta Rd.||Stanmore||NSW||AUS|
|W.E. Rowe||44 Parramatta Road||Croydon||NSW||AUS|
|A. J. Wagg Pty. Ltd.||494 Pacific Highway||Lindfield||NSW||AUS|
|Baker Motors||Prince's Highway @ Belmore Rd.||Blakehurst||NSW||AUS|
|J. W. Rigden and Sons Pty. Ltd.||168 Parramatta Road||Camperdown||NSW||AUS|
|Stewart Motors||292 Prince's Highway||Carss Park||NSW||AUS|
|Cremorne Garage||341 Military Rd.||Cremorne||NSW||AUS|
|John Crouch Motors Pty Ltd.||67 Flinders St.||Darlinghurst||NSW||AUS|
|Vaughan & Lane Pty. Ltd.||47 Treacy St.||Hurstville||NSW||AUS|
|Hollywood Motors||420 Hume Highway||Liverpool||NSW||AUS|
|Mayfair Motors||301 Pacific Highway||North Sydney||NSW||AUS|
|Horwood Motors Pty. Ltd.||280 Church St.||Parramatta||NSW||AUS|
|Manning Motors||507 Old South Head Rd.||Rose Bay||NSW||AUS|
|A.W. Tuckwell||191 Blaxland Rd.||Ryde||NSW||AUS|
|Vaughan & Lane Pty. Ltd.||34 Parramatta Road||Stanmore||NSW||AUS|
|Australian National Motors Pty. Ltd.||164 William St.||Sydney||NSW||AUS|
|Monaro Motors||506 Spencer Street||Melbourne||VIC||AUS|
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