‘Concours Quality’ 1955 MG “TF” 1500 Roadster | GRpulse.com

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Car of the Week: #8216;Concours Quality#8217; MG #8220;TF#8221; 1500 Roadster

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Here is a rotisserie-restored 1955 MG “TF” for your consideration. This is an numbers matching roadster; not a kit car by any There were only “TF” 1500’s produced in and this is number 2570, of the highest restored quality you find anywhere.

She truly is down to every nut and bolt; the Red paint has also been refinished.

Following WWII, the British sports car to capture hearts was the MG TC. This popularity prompt MG to build a model specifically for the US in 1949: the MG TD was instantly a It was not long; however, before MG of competing with the new Triumph TR2 or 100, hence the TF was born and in 1953.

When introduced, the MG TF was powered by the XPAG 1250 cc engine had driven the TD. A mere 3hp increase little improvement in performance, 0-60mph times improved by five seconds to 18.9 at the time was still quite Salvation would come a year, in the form of an additional 250 centimeters.

The MG TF 1500 was fitted a new XPEG engine based on the fitted in EX179, the MG that ran a 120mph at the Bonneville Salt in the hands of George Eyston and Ken No doubt, the publicity helped MG TF and, with the exception of badges replacing the 1250, the old and new MG TFs externally identical.

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most new cars had abandoned a body tub, the TF had continued the The side curtains, separate top and top had been improved over the TD and stored behind the new bucket-style The American press welcomed the MG TF. Track (Dec.

1954) stated, “After year’s test we asked if the TF was that good. It is, and more. though the MG is the lowest priced car on the market, it is the accepted standard of


The current owner of the flawless offered here is the 4th registered who bought the car in 2009 from a who acquired it in 1987. At that the pistons, crank and valves had been replaced. The comprehensive started in late 2009 and was in the summer of 2010. All of the sheet is original except for the ends of the

The bumpers and grill are re-chromed The frame and all suspension units scrubbed down and power cleaner than your table.

1955 MG 1500

The 63hp 1500cc inline engine was overhauled with a new pump, all new gaskets, a new timing cam shaft bearings and new mounts. The manual transmission received new seals, and mounts. New u-joints given to the driveshaft. The rear end new bearings and seals, and the gearing was to 4.55:1. It has new wheel cylinders, new new drums, new brake and fuel new wheel bearings and completely new

All of the gauges have been and the interior is completely new. item that was replaced was new from Moss Motors; no was spared.

There are only 94 recorded on the odometer since the was completed, as it’s been like a first born since being rebuilt. its folding windscreen, square cut-down doors, slab gas and rear mounted spare, the MG TF the essence of MG. Additional and much MG 1500 options on this include chrome wire and an MG insignia exhaust. This is a doubt the finest MG we have had the pleasure of offering.

One could simply not duplicate the of the restoration at the price offered Full documentation is available request. This car offers a investment opportunity as it will appreciate with time.

with poise and assurance.

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