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1958 MGA Roadster 1500 = clean Ivory(~)Red driver $42.5k For Sale

LHD Located in the USA...desert west... 1958 MGA Roadster 1500 = US-specs a clean driver 1958 MGA Roadster 1500 $42,500..USD... Trans: Manual Fuel Type: Gas Ext color: White Int color: Red ........................ Specs and history https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MG_MGA The MGA is a sports car that was produced by MG from 1955 to 1962. The MGA replaced the MG TF 1500 Midget and represented a complete styling break from MG's earlier sports cars. Announced on 26 September 1955[3] the car was officially launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show. A total of 101,081 units were sold through the end of production in July 1962, the vast majority of which were exported. Only 5869 cars were sold on the home market, the lowest percentage of any British car.[citation needed] It was replaced by the MGB. Design The MGA design dates back to 1951, when MG designer Syd Enever created a streamlined body for George Philips' TD Le Mans car. The problem with this car was the high seating position of the driver because of the limitations of using the TD chassis. A new chassis was designed with the side members further apart and the floor attached to the bottom rather than the top of the frame sections. A prototype was built and shown to the BMC chairman Leonard Lord. He turned down the idea of producing the new car as he had just signed a deal with Donald Healey to produce Austin-Healey cars two weeks before. Falling sales of the traditional MG models caused a change of heart, and the car, initially to be called the UA-series, was brought back. As it was so different from the older MG models it was called the MGA, the "first of a new line" to quote the contemporary advertising. There was also a new engine available, therefore the car did not have the originally intended XPAG unit but was fitted with the BMC corporate B-Series type allowing a lower bonnet line. The MGA convertible had no exterior door handles, however the coupe had door handles.[4] It was a body-on-frame design and used the straight-4 "B series" engine from the MG Magnette saloon driving the rear wheels through a four-speed gearbox. Suspension was independent with coil springs and wishbones at the front and a rigid axle with semi-elliptic springs at the rear. Steering was by rack and pinion. The car was available with either wire-spoked or steel-disc road wheels. 1500 MG A 1500 '57 MG MGA Coupe (Hudson) Overview Production 1955–1959 Powertrain Engine 1,489 cc (1.5 L) B-Series I4 The 1489 cc engine fitted with twin H4 type SU Carburettors produced 68 hp (51 kW) at first, but was soon uprated to 72 hp (54 kW). Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes were used on all wheels. A coupé version was also produced, bringing the total production of standard MGAs to 58,750.[5] An early open car tested by British magazine The Motor in 1955 had a top speed of 97.8 mph (157.4 km/h) and could accelerate from 0–60 mph (97 km/h) in 16.0 seconds. A fuel consumption of 26.7 miles per imperial gallon (10.6 L/100 km; 22.2 mpg?US) was recorded. The test car cost £844 including taxes. Overview Manufacturer MG (BMC) Production 1955–1962 Assembly Abingdon, England Enfield, NSW, Australia[1] Body and chassis Class Sports car Body style 2-door roadster 2-door coupe Layout FR layout Dimensions Wheelbase 94 in (2,388 mm)[2] Length 156 in (3,962 mm)[2] Width 58 in (1,473 mm)[2] Height 50 in (1,270 mm)[2] Curb weight 1988 pounds (902 kg) Chronology Predecessor MG TF Midget Successor MGB If you have questions please email us below... Shipping at your cost example...is about $1,500.. to the UK ports... Thanks for looking....evz .........


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