MG Midget 1500 1974-80
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MG Midget 1500 1975-80 specifications
Cylinders: 4 Bearings: 5
Bore: 73.7mm Stroke: 87.4mm
Displacement: 1,493cc
Valves: pushrod/overhead
Cylinder Head: cast iron, lead free
Compression ratio: 7.5:1
Carburettors: Twin SU 1.25in type HS4
Power output: 66bhp at 5,500 rpm

Maximum speed: 101mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 12.3 secs
Overall fuel consumption: 28mpg

Clutch: 8 in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed, all synchromesh
Ratios: Top 1.0
Third 1.43
Second 2.11 First 3.41
Reverse 3.75
Final drive ratio 3.90 : 1

Front: 8.25 in disc
Rear: 7in x 1.25in drum

Rack and pinion,
2.75 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 33ft 3in (between walls)
31ft 11in (between kerbs)

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

Wheels & tyres
4 stud ventilated 13in Rostyle
145 x 13in radial ply tyres

Monocoque, pressed steel body

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 6ft 8in
Track - front: 3ft 10.5in
Track - rear: 3ft 10in
Overall length: 11ft 9in
Overall width: 4ft 6.8in
Overall height: 4ft .5in
Ground clearance: 5in
Kerb weight: 15. 4cwt
Weight distribution: F 53.7%, R46.3%
Fuel tank: 7 Imp gallons (32 litres)