MG Magnette MkIV Farina 1961-68
See specifications and old advert below illustration.
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MG Magnette IV Farina 1961-68 specifications
Engine
4 Cylinder in line
Bore: 76.2mm
Stroke:88.9mm
Displacement: 1,622cc
Valves: pushrod overhead
Compression ratio: 8:3 to 1
Carburetors: twin semi downdraft SU’s
Power output: 68bhp at 5,000rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 86.5mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 19.5secs
Overall fuel consumption: 38.3mpg

Construction:
Integral with steel body

Transmission
Rear wheel drive
Clutch: Borg & Beck single dry
plate, 8in diam
Gearbox: 4 speed,
synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 4.3, 3rd 5.91,
2nd 9.52, 1st 15.64,
reverse 20.45 to 1
Final drive: Hypoid bevel 4.3 to 1

Brakes
Girling hydraulic 9in drums

Steering
Cam gears,cam & peg,
3 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 34ft 9in

Suspension
Front: Independent coil & wishbone
Rear: semi-elliptic, leaf spring
Anti-roll bars, Armstrong lever arm shock absorbers front & rear

Wheels
Pressed steel 4 studs
5.90 x 14in crossply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 3.75in
Track - front: 4ft 2.6in
Track - rear: 4ft 1.4in
Overall length: 14ft 10in
Overall width: 5ft 3.5in
Overall height: 4ft 10.8in
Ground clearance: 5.9in
Kerb weight: 2,534lbs

Capacities
Fuel tank :10 gallons
Sump: 8 pints
Cooling system: 12pints

Production
1961-1968 14,320 cars built at Cowley
Cost new in 1965 £899-19s-2d including purchase tax.