1953 MG TD

Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1953
  • Mileage 
    4 505 mi / 7 251 km
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Chassis number 
    TD222211
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Green
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Black
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Incredible condition

Beautifully restored

Rare and desirable 1953 MG TD

Final production year model

One of only 5,021 produced for North American export

Numbers matching XPAG engine

Stunning color combination

Options Include:

Leather Seats
Telescopic Banjo Style Steering Wheel
Folding Convertible Top and Side Curtains
Front Badge Bar with Badges
Lucas Fog Light

Includes owner’s manual, gas gauge dipstick and jack

Recently serviced

Performs wonderfully

The perfect example to drive and enjoy!

A dream for the collector or enthusiast

The exquisite 1953 MG TD Roadster featured here is finished in stunning black over a green leather interior and beige folding convertible top. This example hails from the final year of TD production and was previously subject to a meticulous restoration. Today this TD presents wonderfully displaying some slight patina and only 4,505 miles on the odometer (a number which likely reflects the total mileage accrued since restoration). The numbers matching XPAG engine is still in place and with its stunning colors, this MG TD is the perfect example to drive and enjoy. We are proud to offer this wonderful 1953 MG TD Roadster to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates the charm and appeal of this classic British roadster. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or [email protected] for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

HISTORY OF THE MG TD
The successor to the popular MG TC, the TD was first constructed in 1949 with MG eyeing the North American market who previously fell in love with the sporty appeal of the TC. Improvements over its predecessor were plentiful with the TD being five inches wider (for more room in the passenger compartment) while front independent suspension as well as rack and pinion steering greatly improved handling. Smaller wheels with bigger tires allowed for more refined front fenders while a now standard 4-speed gearbox allowed for higher speed cruising. The hand-built quality of the TD added to the charm and production of the model lasted until 1953. A perfect combination of pre-war style with post-war performance, the TD helped to solidify MG’s reputation as a sports car company. Today the MG TD is still perceived as a charming British roadster with timeless appeal. It is no wonder why examples are respected and collected in both professional and enthusiast circles.

*Please note that this vehicle is titled under its engine number.

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