1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised

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Lot 437
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster
Registration no. to be advised Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised

Sold for £ 23,000 (US$ 28,820) inc. premium
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster
Registration no. to be advised
Chassis no. TC7554
Engine no. to be advised

Footnotes

  • The first of MG's T-Series Midgets - the TA of 1936 - retained the classic lines established by the J2 and its successors. A larger car than the preceding PB, the TA featured a new longer-wheelbase chassis and offered increased passenger room inside more spacious bodywork, thus starting the process which would see the Midget grow in refinement, and weight, as the years progressed. Three years later the outwardly-similar TB Midget debuted the all-new, 1,250cc, XPAG, overhead-valve engine, a power unit which would form the mainstay of MG production for years to come. Performance was improved over the TA's, for although slightly smaller in capacity than its predecessor the shorter-stroke XPAG revved higher and was more powerful, its 54bhp being sufficient to propel the Midget to a top speed approaching 80mph.

    Announced late in 1945, the TC Midget was based on the 1,250cc XPAG-powered TB of pre-war days and possessed comparable performance (top speed was around 78mph) while featuring a widened (by 4") body and improved suspension incorporating Luvax-Girling hydraulic dampers. More than any other car, it was the MG TC which was responsible for starting the American love-affair with the British sports car, many of the 10,000 produced up to the end of 1949 finding customers in the United States.

    This right-hand drive TC had already been fully restored in the USA prior to its recent importation from that country. Finished in red with tan hide interior, the car is described by the vendor as in generally good condition, currently displaying a total of
    596 miles on the odometer, which may well be the distance travelled since the restoration. The car is expected to posses a V5C registration document by time of sale.
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1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
1949 MG Midget TC Roadster  Chassis no. TC7554 Engine no. to be advised
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