Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1953
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Old English White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS MG Live Festival Silverstone
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Nr. Towcester
Northampton
NN12 8TN
Saturday 11th July 2009
Registration Number: BSK 391 Chassis Number: HDP263860
The MG TF first appeared at the 1953 Motor Show and was the ideal successor to the TD. A more refined car than the TD, it featured a sloping bonnet line and radiator, headlights grafted into the wings, sharply raked tail and individual bucket seats to replace the previous one-piece item fitted into the TD. These considerable cosmetic improvements were coupled with an uprated 1,250cc power unit to provide a highly versatile sports car.
Finished in Old English White with contrasting green leather upholstery, BSK 391 was specially prepared under the direction of Leonard Loch, the then-head of B.M.C for the personal use of his nephew, the Chairman of B.M.C South Africa. He owned it for eight years and during this period it was looked after by the works manager, a Mr Clarke, who was a successful compet