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1955 MG MGA

Chassis no. 10708
Engine no. 18SGUH530
Coachbuilder MG

Chassis

Current Chassis

From  5th December 1955

Chassis  10708

Dampers  Lever Type

Drum Brakes  Front-Rear Hydraulic Operation

Front Suspension  Unequal double wishbones and coil springs

Fuel tank capacity  45,5 litre

Chassis Frame  Ladder Frame

Rears Suspension  Live axle with leafsprings

Steering  Rack and pinion

Steering: Hydraulic-assistance  N

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Wheel track front  1207 mm

Wheel track rear  1238 mm

Wheelbase  2388 mm

Engine

Current Engine

From  1962

Arrangement  Inline

Bore  80 mm

Stroke  89 mm

Cooling System  Water Cooled

Cubic displacement  1798 cc

Cylinders  4

Electrical equipment Volt  12

Engine  18SGUH530

Engine Type  Front

Gearbox Number of forward speed  4

LSD  N

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Transmission Clutch  Dry single disc Hydraulic

Fuel Type  Petrol-Gasoline

Valves per cylinder  2

Valvetrain  Pushrod - OHV

Transmission Wheel drive  Rear wheel drive

Previous Engines View all (1)

Historical Engine

From  5th December 1955

Arrangement  Inline

Bore  73 mm

Stroke  89 mm

Cooling System  Water Cooled

Cubic displacement  1489 cc

Cylinders  4

Electrical equipment Volt  12

Engine  15GB655

Engine Type  Front

Fuel System Carburettors type  Weber 42 DCOE

Fuel System Carburettors Number  2

Gearbox Number of forward speed  4

LSD  N

Technical Specifications and History  Y

Transmission Clutch  Dry single disc Hydraulic

Fuel Type  Petrol-Gasoline

Valves per cylinder  2

Valvetrain  Pushrod - OHV

Transmission Wheel drive  Rear wheel drive

Body

Current Body

From  5th December 1955

Coachbuilder  MG

Colour  Green

Wheels type  Wire

Height  1270 mm

Lenghth  3960 mm

Number of doors  2

Number of spare wheels  1

Number of wheels  4

Type of body  Roadster / Spider

Tyres Front size  175-15

Tyres Rear size  175-15

Unladen weight  905 kg

Wheels Front size  4J-15

Wheels Rear size  4J-15

Width  1470 mm

Interior

Current Interior

From  5th December 1955

Cockpit/panels  Black

Hand drive  RHD - Right Hand Drive

Number of seats  2

Seats  Black