MG TD 1949-51
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MG TD 1949-51 Specifications
1949-53: 29,664 cars built
Export: 23,488
Home: 1,656

Cylinders: 4 in-line
Valves: 8 over head type
Bore: 66.5mm Stroke: 90.0mm
Displacement: 1250cc
Valves: Pushrod/overhead
Compression ratio: 7.3 to 1
Carburetors: Two 1.25in SU
Power output: 54bhp at 5,200 rpm

Maximum speed: 78.9mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 19.4secs
Overall fuel consumption: 26.3mpg

Clutch: 7.25in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 5.125, 3rd 7.098, 2nd 10.609,
1st 17.938, reverse 17.938
Propeller Shaft: Hardy Spicer, open
Final drive Hypoid bevel
Ladder-type chassis,
ash framed steel body
Brakes: Lockheed hydraulic drums

Rack and pinion, 2.75 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 31.25 feet


Front: independent coil & unequal wishbones
Rear: semi-elliptic, leaf spring

Ventilated 4.5J x 15 disc.

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 10in
Track - front: 3ft 11.5in
Track - rear: 4ft 2in
Overall length: 12ft 1in
Overall width: 4ft 10.6in
Overall height: 4ft 5in
Ground clearance: 5.4in
Turning circle: 32ft
Kerb weight: 2005 lb