Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1955
  • 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 - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000
Registration Number: 144 DMY
Chassis Number: HDC16-9329
The MG T series, surely among the prettiest of all classic British sports cars, included the TA, TB, TC, TD, and TF models, a range of body-on-frame convertible sports car produced in sequence from 1936 through 1955. The last of these models, the TF, was replaced by the MGA. The TF, launched in 1953, was a reworking of the TD, fitted with the TD Mark II engine, headlights faired into the very elegant wings, a sloping radiator grille, and a new pressurised cooling system along with a simulated external radiator cap.
The 1954 engine, now designated XPEG, was enlarged to 1466 cc by increasing the bore, giving 63bhp at 5,000 rpm. The car was designated as the "TF1500".Production ended on 4 April 1955 after 9,602 TFs had been manufactured, including two prototypes and 3,400 TF1500s. The TF was sup