1952 MG TD

Restoration Project 1250cc

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1952
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: OSL 140 Chassis Number: TD20062
Whilst MG’s 1950 TD model retained the TC‘s drivetrain, the new model was updated with the chassis from the MG Y-type, featuring independent front suspension, rack and pinion steering, a modified hypoid rear axle and smaller 15” wheels. Nearly 30,000 TDs had been produced, including about 1700 Mk II models, when the series ended in 1953 with all but 1656 exported. 23,488 were exported to the United States. An example, similar to the two cars offered today, was tested by ‘The Motor’ magazine in 1952 and showed a top speed of 77 mph (124 km/h) and was capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 18.2 seconds.
David Hutcheson imported chassis TD20062 from USA in August 2000 as a complete and running RHD car, finished in Old English White with green leather trim, which the car still retains. David’s obsession with detail correctness prompted the partial di