1959 MG A 108 HP, 1588 cc DOHC in-line four-cylinder engine
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1959 MG A 108 HP, 1588 cc DOHC in-line four-cylinder engine for sale
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1959 MG-A Roadster Twin Cam
108 HP. 1588 cc DOHC in-line four-cylinder engine
4-speed manual transmission. nbsp;
Independent front suspension with rack and pinion steering. nbsp;
Live rear axle. nbsp;
4-wheel Dunlop disc brakes.
Wheelbase: 94. 0"
When MG announced a successor to the much loved T-series sports cars. there was a lot of buzz in the motor press about the new Model A. Initially offered as a pure roadster and later joined by a fixed head coupe. these little cars were popular. but lacked in overall performance. That all changed when the "Twin-Cam" design was released. With fuel fed to the engine via a pair of SU carburetors. it delivered unparalleled performance unlike anything to ever come out of the Morris Garages. Using hemispherical combustion chambers. inverted bucket-style valves and a number of other innovative developments. speeds of 110 to 115 mph were consistently reported.
While there were some early performance issues with the Twin Cam. these were sorted out and those who have driven and enjoyed these car over the years know first-hand the exhilaration that comes from pure raw power. Included in the factory package were Dunlop disc brakes on all four corners and the Dunlop peg-drive knock-off steel wheels.
Finished in Rally Red. this is one of just 220 Twin Cams produced for the 1959 model year and is even rarer still because it's an enclosed coupe. The engine has reportedly been completely gone through with the twin SU's performing as only Skinner's Union could make them do. Inspecting under the hood finds only a minimum of seepage and a very light patina of use. The interior is finished in black leather with red piping. a motif that is repeated on the door panels. All gauges are clean. clear and operational. While it is street legal and on a clear California title. it has been prepped for racing with the installation of a roll bar and competition fuel cell. plus the log book accompanies this car. Our consignor is a major fan of the MG brand and reports that this is one of his favorite cars. but now it is time for a new conservator of this fun little British sports car to enjoy the thrill of a Twin Cam.
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About UsWe are Texas' Premier Classic Car Center. housing a dynamic collection of over 75 quality classic cars in our indoor showroom located in Austin. TX. Our business provides vintage automobile services to customers locally & worldwide. Let us help you from the beginning of your classic car search. to the final delivery of your automotive investment. We have extensive experience shipping classic cars around the world. With our comprehensive website offering high definition photographs and detailed inspection reports. we make it simple to find the classic car of your choice. From a first time collector to a veteran tangible investor. your satisfaction is our priority.
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