MG TF 1250 1953-54 (disc wheels)
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MG TF 1250 1953-54 Specifications
Inline 4 cylinder, iron block
Valves: 8 overhead
Bore: 66.5mm
Stroke: 90mm
Displacement: 1,250cc
Valves: Pushrod/overhead
Compression ratio: 8.1 to 1
Power output: 57bhp at 5,500 rpm

Maximum speed: 82mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 18.9secs
Overall fuel consumption: 28mpg

Clutch: 8in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Rear wheel drive
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 4.875, 3rd 6.725,
2nd 10.09,
1st 17.08, reverse 17.06
Propeller Shaft: Hardy Spicer, open
Final drive Hypoid bevel

Rack and pinion, 2.75 turns lock to lock
Ladder-type chassis,
ash framed steel body

Lockheed hydraulic drums

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

4.5J x 15in ventilated steel disc

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 10in
Track - front: 3ft 11.5in
Track - rear: 4ft 2in
Turning circle: 31.25ft
Overall length: 12ft 3in
Overall width: 4ft 11.75in
Overall height: 4ft 4.5in
Ground clearance: 6.0in
Kerb weight: 17.43cwt
Fuel tank: 12imp gal

TF 1250 Production
1953-54: 6,200