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Abingdon Spares is located at:

900 Industrial Park Road, Unit 7, Deep River, CT 06417

Call us toll free: (800) 225-0251
Inquiries: (860) 322-3103

We are open Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Saturdays 9:00AM to 1:00PM. In the summer, you’ll see us at many British car shows in the northeastern US. Here is a list of events we'll be attending:

New Events for 2021!

Cars & Coffee October 16th!

Join us at Abingdon Spares for Cars & Coffee, and conversation on Saturday morning, October 16th from 9-11 am. This might be the last one of the season so come and join the crowd. Hopefully it will be a nice fall day for a drive. Bring your sports car or "come as you are", all are welcome! Rain Date will be Sunday, October 17th, but only if Saturday is a total washout. Check here for any updates. The bridge on Rt. 80 is now open, so no problem to get here. See you then, 900 Industrial Park Road, Deep River, CT. 

British by the Sea, August 29th, 2021

Join us at Harkness Memorial Park in Waterford, CT, 10 - 4 pm, British Cars and Motorcycles, Featured Marque of the Year is "Outstanding Engineering of Modified MGs". More information is available at www.ctmgclub.com

Cars & Coffee, July 17th, 2021

This is scheduled to happen Saturday, weather looks good for the morning. See you there!

Join us for an informal Cars & Coffee gathering at Abingdon Spares, Saturday July 17th , (rain date, Sunday July 18th)  from 9 - 11 am, starting earlier before it gets too hot! We will have coffee and snacks. 

Bring your British Car to Abingdon Spares, 900 Industrial Park Road, Deep River, CT. We had a great crowd back in May, hopefully we can do the same o better! Show off your latest project, or tell us about your next one!  A good day to break out the LBC and enjoy the ride. 

Keep in mind that a portion of RT 80 is closed between Deep River center and the intersection with Warsaw Street. Best way here from north is 154 to Kelsey Hill Road, then right on Warsaw Street. From south east, follow Main Street in Centerbrook to Warsaw Street in Deep River. Both are nice roads for sports cars.

If rain is in the forecast, Sunday will be the rain date, same time, same place. 

New Owners Tech Session, May 16th, 2021

10 am - 12 noon

This will be a low key event for new MG owners only. This is tentative based on current conditions. Space will be limited due to on-going Covid -19 situation.

This is designed for new and first time MG owners. If you have questions about your MG, maintenance, general upkeep and DIY projects, this is an event for you.

Long time and multiple MG owners, this is not for you! Please give the new and first time owners their space.

We will be discussing “basic” functions and systems of the MGB and MG T-Types, much of it applicable to MGAs and Midgets. Bring your MG if you want, but not necessary, we will have examples here. This will be an opportunity to ask those questions about your car, and about what you can and cannot do. We will have some assemblies available for you to do “hands on” wrenching.

Attendance will be limited to 10 attendees, pre-registration is mandatory, you must register to attend, there is no cost for the tech session. Masks and Social Distancing required, no food or drink will be provided, you are welcome to bring your own if you like.

To register, call Abingdon Spares, 800-225-0251 M-F 8 – 4:30



A good excuse to take a ride, Cars and Coffee at Abingdon Spares!  Saturday, April 24th, 2021

Join us for an informal Cars & Coffee gathering at Abingdon Spares, Saturday April 24th , (rain date, Sunday April 25th)  from 10 – 12 noon.

Bring your British Car, and your coffee, to Abingdon Spares, 900 Industrial Park Road, Deep River, CT. Show off your winter project, or tell us about your spring project! We don’t know if the situation will be much better than last year, but Vax-up, Mask-up, and make the best of it! A good day to break out the LBC and enjoy the ride. Hopefully it will be a nice day for a ride over and back! If anyone wants to plan a short ride afterwards, let us know.

If rain is in the forecast, Sunday will be the rain date, same time, same place. 

(Hint, best deal for coffee in the area is Cumberland Farms at the junction of Rt. 154 and Rt. 80, $1 any size!)


Get out and Drive your MG

Season Finale!

Join us for the last of the season British Car Cruise In, Thursday, October 8, 2020 4 to 7 pm, at Abingdon Spares, 900 Industrial Park Road, Deep River, CT for a British Car Cruise in! Bring your British car out and join the crowd!
Of course, masks and social distancing observed, we want everyone to enjoy themselves! Also no alcohol, unattended children, no unsafe driving please.

Cars & Coffee with Wayne Carini at Abingdon Spares! Moved one day to Sunday, May 24th!

As the weather forecast is not cooperating, Cars and NO Coffee with Wayne Carini has been moved to Sunday, May 24th, same time, same place. Please join us for an interesting sunny Sunday morning gathering.
We will have a Model A vs a Truimph Super 9 comparison, Wayne Carini with one of his newest resorations, and hopefully many LCBs to admire! Masks required and social distancing in force, we want a safe and enjoyable occasion.
Abingdon Spares, 900 Industrial Park Road, Deep River, CT

Abingdon Spares is hosting Cars & No Coffee on Saturday, May 23, 10 - 12 noon.

Join us on Saturday May 23th from 10 – 12 for a modified Cars & Coffee. We will unfortunately not be serving any refreshments due to the ongoing health situation. Feel free to bring your own coffee or other beverage. Masks may be the look of the day, please wear one and observe social distancing. Wayne has promised to bring another of his outstanding restorations for us to enjoy. Please bring your British classic and we will make the best of this crazy situation. We will not be selling parts this day at the shop, if you intend to pick up a part on Saturday, PLEASE order ahead of time and we will have it ready for you. This is to minimize the personal contact situation. This is subject to cancellation, please watch for updates, www.abingdonspares.com or call 800-225-0251

CT MG Club British By The Sea

This Event has been cancelled in consideration of the current health crisis

     June 7th, 2020 - Cancelled!

The Connecticut MG Club’s annual British by the Sea British Car and Bike gathering will take place on Sunday, June 7th, 2020 at Harkness Memorial Park, Waterford, CT. This is one of the largest one day all British Car and Bike gatherings. Details and registration information can be found at www.ctmgclub.com. Hope to see you there!

Joe Curto Tech Session at Abingdon Spares 


This Event has been cancelled in consideration of the current health crisis - it will be rescheduled hopefully later this year.

     May 9th, 2020, Deep River, CT 10 am - 12 noon

World renowned SU Carburetor Expert Joe Curto will once again be at Abingdon Spares on Saturday, May 9th. Joe will cover the main type of SU carbs for our British Cars, explaining the details and answering your questions. This is a very informative presentation, which was very well attended the last time he was here. Joe is a wealth of knowledge and information on the history, function, and tuning of the SU fuel systems. Bring your questions, (bring your carburetors if so inclined!)  Hope to see you there. Please RSVP to 800-225-0251 if you plan to attend. Like most events this spring, this is subject to last minute cancellation due to the ongoing health crisis. Please check for updates.

Cars & Coffee at Abingdon Spares!

This Event has been cancelled in consideration of the current health crisis - it will be rescheduled hopefully later this year.


     April 25th, 2020, Deep River

Abingdon Spares will be sponsoring a Cars and Coffee on April 25th, at our Deep River shop, 900 Industrial Park Road, Deep River, CT. Please come by on Saturday from 90-012 and join us and your fellow British Car owners for cars, coffee and conversation. Shake the dust off your LBC and get it on the road. We have been promised a visit from a special guest with a very interesting pre-war car! Hope to see you there. For more info, call us at 800-225-0251

NEMGT Register Kimber Festival

This Event has been cancelled in consideration of the current health crisis - it will not be rescheduled this year

     April 3-5, 2020, Buffalo, New York.

Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum, Buffalo, NY 

The Kimber Festival brings together enthusiasts who have a keen interest in M.G. history. Organized as an academic conference, the program consists of presentations about all M.G.s with topics that may include design and production, technical discussions, competitors, and competitions. You do not need to be a NEMGTR member to present or attend. All MG enthusiasts are welcome! Hope to see you there.

Here is a link for more information or to register for the Kimber Festival, https://www.nemgtr.org/kimber-festival-2020/kimber-festival-info.html

MG New Owners Tech Session

This Event has been cancelled in consideration of the current health crisis - We hope to reschedule it in the fall. 


Abingdon Spares and Farmington Motor Sports will be sponsoring a tech session on Saturday, April 4th, at Farmington Motorsports, 146 Brickyard Road, Farmington, CT 06032. This tech session is designed for new MG owners and those considering purchasing an MG.  This is not intended for those looking to get deep into MG maintenance, modifications, etc. We want to give “newbies” an opportunity to learn about their new car and ask questions about the care and maintenance of MGs. It will also focus on purchasing an MG, what to look for as far as originality, mechanical conditions, and potential problems to avoid.

The tech session will run from 9 till 1 at Farmington Motor Sports. Bring your questions, and if so inclined, bring your MG! Hope to see you there.

AACA Annual Fall Meet, Hershey, PA

October 8 thru October 12, 2019 

The AACA Annual Fall Meet is one of the biggest, longest running and most amazing Swap Meet, Flea Market, Auto Show, in the country, you name it, if it has to do with antique and classic automobiles and automobilia, you can find it at Hershey! For many this is an annual pilgrimage, for others it is a once in a lifetime "bucket list" event. Abingdon Spares will be setup in the Orange Field again this year, next to the NEMGT Register Tent. Please stop by and say hello and maybe find that part for your MG T-Type or MGB you have been looking for! Abingdon Spares will be closed for phone order that week, but you can order ahead and pick it up at Hershey if you like. Hope to see you there!

CT British Reliability Run

September 27-29, 2019

Abingdon Spares is once again a sponsor and participating team on the Connecticut British Reliability Run, September 27th-29th. We will be traveling thru CT, and NY to the Finger Lakes Region. The purpose of the run is to raise money to support our chosen charity, Paul Newman's "The Hole in the Wall Camp. You can help support our fundraising at ctbrr.org, click on the Charity Button, and make a donation of any amount to Team Abingdon Spares. Thanks in advance!

British Invasion, Stowe, VT

Saturday, September 14th

Abingdon Spares will be set up at the British Invasion at Stowe Vermont, on Saturday, 9/14/19. Please stop by or display to see some of our newest products and some real deals on parts and accessories. More infomation about the British Invasion can be found at http://britishinvasion.com/

MG2019 sponsored by the North American MGB Register

The annual convention of the North American MGB Register, it will be held in Traverse CIty, Michigan this year from June 23rd to June 26th. Information and registration forms available on their website. http://namgbr.org Hope to see you there!

GOF 104 - Sponsored by the New England MGT Register

The Gathering of the Faithful, GOF 104, will be held in Plymouth, Massachusetts from June 19th through June 23rd this year. Information and registration forms available at the NEMGT website, http://nemgtr.org. Hope to see you there!

British by the Sea 2019 - Presented by the CT MG Club

June 2nd from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, rain or shine.
Harkness Memorial State Park
Abingdon Spares will again be attending the CT MG Club’s “British by the Sea” British Car and Bike Gathering. This is a “Popular Vote” event, held rain or shine. The featured marque is the Classic Mini. There will be classes for all the popular British marques, and awards for each class as well as Best of Show MG, and Best of Show Classic Mini.
One of the largest all British gatherings on the east coast. Come join in with the hundreds of British cars and bikes for what is an outstanding event held on the southern Connecticut coast, The display field has a spectacular view of Long Island Sound.
Held at Harkness Memorial Park in Waterford, CT, this is one of the prettiest venues for a British Car and Bike show anywhere. More details at ctmgclub.com

Cars and Coffee with Wayne Carini

Saturday May 11th, 10AM - Noon

Wayne Carini of "Chasing Classic Cars", will be joining us for Cars and Coffee on Saturday, May 11th, at our shop in Deep River, CT. Wayne will be bringing his MG PA Airline Coupe, a truly rare and beautiful pre-war MG, normally only seen at prestigious concours events. Please stop by between 10 and 12 on Saturday to see Wayne and the Airline.
Parking will be limited and MGs will be given preferential parking! (Please RSVP to 800-225-0251, attendance may have to be limited.) RSVP 800-225-0251


Mini GOF Mk. XLVI   McDaniels, Maryland

May 3rd - May 5th

Presented by the the Chesapeake Chapter of the NEMGTR. For the past 45 years the Chapter members and friends have been gathering each spring at locations throughout the Mid Atlantic area (MD, VA, and DE.), driving their MG T‘s and enjoying friendships and building oh so many memories along the way Abingdon Spares will be a sponsor of the event. For more information, contact 

Ralph Cattaneo, 410-979-6060, dps6060@aol.com

The Kimber Festival 2019

April 12 - April 13

The 2019 Kimber Festival, sponsored by The New England MG T Register, will be held at the Simeone Museum in Philadelphia, PA.  Friday registration starts at 1 pm Friday at the Simeone Museum. You’ll be able to do a museum visit before the flea market, dinner and Kimber birthday celebration. Registration forms will be available on the website, www.nemgtr.org, or email kfest2019@nemgtr.org with your questions. All MG and British car enthusiasts are welcome to join us at this event.

 Send us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.