1. Identifying characteristics: 15” Ventilated Steel wheels (very early cars non-ventilated), front fenders  lower and curved down at the front, right or left hand drive, bumpers with overiders, square fender mounted taillights  thru 1952, round taillights 1953. Tach and Speedo mounted in front of driver. Independent front suspention with coil springs, rack and pinion steering.

MG TD 1950 thu 1953

The Minnesota MG T Register

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  1. Production 29,664

  2. US list price: $2,150 (1952). TD Mk.II $2,360 (1952)

  3. Engine: 4 Cylinder. Identification, XPAG/TD, XPAG/TD2 and XPAG/TD3

  4. Capacity: 1250cc

  5. Output: 54.4 hp @ 5200 rpm, TD3 60 hp @ 5500 rpm

  6. Transmission: 4 speed syncro on top 3 gears.

  7. Wheelbase: 7’-10”

  8. Track: front, 3’-11 3/8”; rear 4’ 2”

  9. Weight: 2072 lbs

  10. Length: 12’-1”

  11. Width: 4’ 10”

  12. Height: 4’-5” (top up)

  13. Top speed: 80 mph (prox.)

  14. Original Colors

  15. 1950 and 1951:

  16. -Black with Red, Green or Beige interior

  17. -MG Red with Red or Beige interior

  18. -Autumn Red (darker) with Red or Beige interior

  19. -Ivory with Red or Green interior

  20. -Clipper Blue with Beige interior

  21. -Almond Green with Beige interior

  22. -Sun Bronze with Red interior

  23. 1952:

  24. -Black with Red, Green or Beige interior

  25. -MG Red with Red or Beige interior

  26. -Ivory with Red or Green interior

  27. -Woodland Green (darker) with Green interior

  28. -Silver Streak Grey with Red interior

  29. 1953:

  30. -Same as 1952 except Beige interior discontinued.

  31. Top and tonneau: Tan canvas.

  32. Wheels: Silver painted, some evidence of very early cars delivered with dark wheels. Wire wheels were not available when new.