Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1951
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
MG's first post-war sports two seater was the TC, basically a mildly updated version of the limited production TB - like many manufacturers, MG decided the quickest way to get post-war production underway was by using a pre-war design; as such the TC shared a similar chassis with semi-elliptic leaf spring suspension. Power was provided by the same Morris Ten-based, 1,250cc overhead valve four cylinder engine producing 54bhp, via twin SU carburettors, allied to a four speed gearbox.
The TD model that replaced it in 1949 shared a similar specification but there was a new box section chassis, (Shared in part with the Y type) new coil spring and wishbone independent front suspension and rack and pinion steering.
Built by the MG Motor Company at Abingdon-on-Thames in 1951, this MG TD was exported to Cyprus before returning to the UK in the 70s. This MG left the factory as a right hand drive car and was later con