MGA Mk 2 1600 Coupe 1961-62 (wire wheels)
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MGA Mk II Coupe 1600 1961-62 Specifications
Cylinders: 4 in line
Bore: 76.2 mm
Stroke: 88.9 mm
Displacement: 1622 cc
Valves: Pushrod/overhead
Compression ratio: 8.9:1
Carburettors: Twin 1.5 H4 SU
Power output: 90 bhp at 5500 rpm

Maximum speed: 105 mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 12.8 secs
Overall fuel consumption: 30 mpg

Clutch: 8 in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 1.0, 3rd 1.374,
2nd 2.214,
1st 3.64, reverse 4.76
Propeller Shaft: Hardy Spicer
open shaft, needle bearing u/j
at each end
rear axle: three-quarter floating with hypoid drive

5.6J x 15 knock-on wire

Hyrdaulic Lockheed
Front: 10.75in disc
Rear: 10 x 1.75in drum

Construction: all steel body on boxed sectioned steel chassis

Rack and pinion,
3 turns lock to lock

Front: Independent, coil spring, wishbone Suspension
Rear: Half elliptic, leaf spring

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 10in
Track - front: 3ft 11.5in
Track - rear: 4ft 0.75in
Overall length: 13ft
Overall width: 4ft 10in
Overall height: 4ft 1.4in
Ground clearance: 6in
Turning circle: 28ft
Dry weight: 2,253 lbs
Fuel tank capacity: 10gals