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Key facts

1945 MG TC information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3543 mm
How heavy?
838 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1250 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
56 PS / 55 bhp / 41 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
87 Nm / 64 ft.lb / 8.9 kgm @ 2700 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 22.70 s
How fast?
126 km/h, 78 mph

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1945 MG TC technical specifications

Introduction

The TC is a rear wheel drive convertible/cabriolet motor car with a front located engine, from MG.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 1.3 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 55 bhp (56 PS/41 kW) at 5200 rpm and 87 N·m (64 lb·ft/8.9 kgm) at 2700 rpm respectively.
A 4 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels.
It weighs a claimed 838 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed claimed is 126 km/h or 78 mph.
1945 MG TC data
1945 MG TC data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2388 94
Track/tread (front) 1143 45
Track/tread (rear) 1143 45
Length 3543 139.5
Width 1422 56
Height 1346 53
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
Kerb weight 838 kg 1847 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 61.4 litres 13.5 UK Gal 16.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMC
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1250 cc
(76.28 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 66.5 × 90 mm
2.62 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.74
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 56 PS (55 bhp) (41 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 44 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 87 Nm (64 ft·lb) (8.9 kgm)
at 2700 rpm
Specific torque 69.6 Nm/litre
0.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.4:1
Fuel system 2 SU carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 874.6 kPa (126.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 312.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 13.90 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 22.70 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 21.80 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 126 km/h (78 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 66.54 PS/g
48.94 kW/g
65.63 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.43 kg/kW
34.13 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering Bishop cam
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 19 x 4.5
Tyres rear 19 x 4.5
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 5.12
general
Carfolio.com ID63899
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1945 MG TC added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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