1952 MG TD

The 1950 TD combined the TC's drivetrain but with modified hypoid geared rear axle with the MG Y-Type chassis and a familiar T-Type style body. An independent suspension using coil springs in front was new, as were rack-and-pinion steering, smaller 15-inch disc type road wheels and a left-hand drive option. Bumpers and over-riders became standard for the first time. The car was also 5-inches wider with a track of 50 inches. Nearly 30,000 TDs had been produced when the series ended in 1953 with all but 1700 exported.


Related Reading : MG T-series History

The MG TA Midget appeared in the spring of 1936 as a replacement for the MG PB. It featured many components borrowed from Morris. Channel sections replaced the tubular cross-members making the vehicles ride more comfortable. The suspension was provided by leaf springs and beam-axle in the front and rear. The brakes were hydraulically operated drums, a first for MG. The body shell was assembled around....
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1952 Vehicle Profiles

1952 MG TD vehicle information

Roadster

Chassis Num: 10875

The first two-seater sports cars to carry the MG badge was the M-Type Midget in 1928. The first sporting MG car was the 14/28. Before that time, dating back to 1922, Cecil Kimber of Oxford built special bodied Morris Cowleys in his Morris Garage. ....[continue reading]

1952 MG TD vehicle information

Roadster

This left-hand drive automobile was purchased by Mr. McGrath's grandfather in the late 1980's. It is restored and has only 27,000 original miles.....[continue reading]

1952 MG TD vehicle information

Roadster

Chassis Num: BTD12294

During the 1980s, Mr. Bill Braddock purchased this car from Stable Ltd. in New Jersey for his wife as a 50th birthday present. Mrs. Braddock used the car sparingly over the next two decades, accumulating a mere 800 miles. ....[continue reading]

1952 MG TD vehicle information

Roadster
Coachwork: Zeppelin

One of 25 MG-TDs bodied by the Zeppelin Garage in Stuttgart, Germany, and only six are known to remain.....[continue reading]

1952 MG TD vehicle information

Roadster

The standard TD was produced alongside the MKII starting in 1950. Using an 8-to-1 compression ratio offering 57 horsepower at 5500 RPM, the MkII had export markets in mind, specifically the USA, where higher octane gas was more often available. A tot....[continue reading]

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Chassis #: 10875 
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Roadster
Chassis #: BTD12294 
Roadster by Zeppelin
 
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