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2002 MG TF 135 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3943 mm
How heavy?
1105 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1795 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
136 PS / 134 bhp / 100 kW @ 6750 rpm
How much torque?
165 Nm / 122 ft.lb / 16.8 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.20 s
How fast?
204 km/h, 127 mph
How economical?
10.8/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
189 CO2 g/km

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2002 MG TF 135 technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a mid located engine that delivers power to the rear wheels.
The MG TF 135's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.8 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 134 bhp (136 PS/100 kW) of power at 6750 rpm, and maximum torque of 165 N·m (122 lb·ft/16.8 kgm) at 5000 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.
The claimed kerb weight is 1105 kg.
The MG TF 135 is said to be able to manage a top speed of 204 km/h which is 127 mph, official fuel consumption is 10.8/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 189 g/km.
2002 MG TF 135 data
2002 MG TF 135 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2375 93.5
Track/tread (front) 1404 55.3
Track/tread (rear) 1410 55.5
Length 3943 155.2
Width 1628 64.1
Height 1261 49.6
Ground clearance 124 4.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1105 kg 2436 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.360
Frontal area 1.70
CdA 0.61
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Rover
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1795 cc
(109.538 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 89.3 mm
3.15 × 3.52 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 136 PS (134 bhp) (100 kW)
at 6750 rpm
Specific output 74.7 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 165 Nm (122 ft·lb) (16.8 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 91.92 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction alloy block and head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1155.1 kPa (167.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 448.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.20 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 21.20 s
Standing quarter-mile 15.60 s
@ 85.00 mph
Standing kilometre 28.40 s
@ 182.00 km/h
Maximum speed 204 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 122.95 PS/g
90.43 kW/g
121.27 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.06 kg/kW
18.47 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.8/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.86.07.7 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre9.3/16.7/13.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG26.2/47.1/36.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG21.8/39.2/30.5 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 189 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 178.64 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.800
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 185/55 VR 15
Tyres rear 205/50 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 240 mm
Rear brake diameter 240 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.77
Final drive ratio 4.20
general
Carfolio.com ID109879
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 MG TF 135 added 2003-05-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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