1953 MG TD Roadster / TD-22418 Vehicle Information

1953 MG TD photograph

1953 MG TD photograph

1953 MG TD photograph

1953 MG TD photograph

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Roadster
Chassis #: TD-22418
Engine #: XPAG/TD2/22853
Sold for $17,360 at 2020 Bonhams : Amelia Island Concours.
The MG TD first appeared in 1949 and was a larger car than its predecessors. It used a narrowed and modified version of the Y-Type saloon's box-frame chassis with an all-new body that retained the classic pre-war MG sports car appearance but with a more interior room. It was powered by the XPAG four-cylinder engine, employed an independent front suspension, and used a rack-and-pinion steering system.

This particular example was acquired from a resident of Carmel, California in 2013 by the current owner and immediately given a body-off restoration. It was refinished in its original color of Clipper Blue and the interior received entirely new upholstery and a new wiring loom. The original motor was fully rebuilt and repainted in the correct shade of red. The restoration was performed from 2014 through 2016.


By Daniel Vaughan | May 2020


2020 Bonhams : Amelia Island Concours

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $20,000-USD $30,000 
Sale Price :
USD $17,360

1953 MG TD Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1953 sales)
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: XPAGTD223173
Sold for USD$22,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : Palm Beach Online
 
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: TD25910
Sold for USD$16,312
  2020 H & H - Imperial War Museum Duxford
 
1953 MG TD Roadster
Chassis#: TD-22418
Sold for USD$17,360
  2020 Bonhams : Amelia Island Concours
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1953 MG TD Roadster
Sold for USD$13,750
  2019 Mecum : Chicago
 
1953 MG TD Mark II
Sold for USD$27,500
  2019 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1953 MG TD ROADSTER
Chassis#: TD23189
Sold for USD$17,050
  2019 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: TD28162
Sold for USD$22,729
  2019 H & H Classics - Imperial War Museum, Duxford
 
1953 MG TD Mark II
Chassis#: TD/C27820
Sold for USD$27,500
  2019 Auburn Spring : RM Auctions
 
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: TD21811
Sold for USD$19,600
  2019 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: TD28037
Sold for USD$33,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
 
1953 MG TD
Sold for USD$17,600
  2019 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
 
1953 MG TD MkII Roadster
Sold for USD$20,350
  2018 Mecum : 2018 Chicago
 
1953 MG TD Roadster
Chassis#: 22936
Sold for USD$13,750
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
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1953 MG TD ROADSTER
Chassis#: TD26023EXLNA
Sold for USD$14,300
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: TD 20661
Sold for USD$22,039
  2018 Barons : British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars at Sandown Park Race Course
 
1953 MG TD ROADSTER
Chassis#: TD27052
Sold for USD$22,000
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1953 MG TD Convertible
Chassis#: TD 27272
Sold for USD$33,233
  2018 Historics at Brooklands - Ascot Racecourse
 
1953 MG TD Roadster
Sold for USD$29,700
  2018 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1953 MG TD
Chassis#: TD29110
Sold for USD$11,260
  2017 Anglia Auction
 
1953 MG TD ROADSTER
Chassis#: XPAGTD226309
Sold for USD$22,000
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1953 MG TD's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1953 MG TDTD/280372020 RM Sothebys : Driving Into Summer $30,000$40,000
1953 MG TDTD235332020 H & H Imperial War Museum Duxford $14,000$16,000
1953 MG TD 2019 Coys Syon Park, London $12,000$15,000
1953 MG TD 2019 Spring Carlisle Auction   
1953 MG TD 2018 Carlisle Auction : Fall Carlisle   
1953 MG TDTD26023ZEXLNA2018 GpK Auctions Atlantic City$11,000  
1953 MG TD Roadster 2017 Mecum : Denver$11,500  
1953 MG TD Mark II Convertible 2017 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1953 MG TD 2017 Mecum : Kissimmee$28,000  
1953 MG TD 2016 McCormick's # 61$20,000  
1953 MG TD Roadster 2016 Mecum : Kissimmee$17,000  
1953 MG TD Roadster 2016 Mecum : Kissimmee$13,000  
1953 MG TD ROADSTERTD140672015 Mecum Anaheim$9,500  
1953 MG TD ROADSTERXPAGTD2241192015 Mecum Anaheim$14,000  
1953 MG TD ROADSTER 2015 Mecum Dallas   
1953 MG TD ConvertibleXPAGTD2241192014 Mecum : Anaheim$15,000  
1953 MG TD 2014 Mecum Dallas$24,000  
1953 MG TD Mark II Roadster 2014 Auctions America Auburn Fall$20,500  
1953 MG TD Mark II 2014 Mecum : Indianapolis$26,000  
1953 MG TD 2014 Leake Auction : Dallas Spring$19,500  
1953 MG TD 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$33,000  
1953 MG TD 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$22,000  
1953 MG TD2 Roadster 2013 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction $25,000$30,000
1953 MG TD Roadster 2013 Auctions America Auburn Spring$31,000  
1953 MG TD256202012 Silver Auction Fort McDowell, Arizona$16,000  
1953 MG TD ROADSTER 2011 Auctions America Fort Lauderdale$19,000  
1953 MG TD Roadster 2010 Auctions America : Auburn Collector Car Auction$20,000  
1953 MG TD28196278532010 Silver Auction Hot August Nights$19,000  
1953 MG TD28196278532010 Silver Auction Hot August Nights$19,000  
1953 MG TD 2010 Silver Auction Hot August Nights$21,000  

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1953 MG TD vehicle thumbnail image  1953 MG TD vehicle thumbnail image  
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