MG A 1500 

  • $2k built in England
  • 1955
  • 68 HP 1.5L
  • 95 mph
So when the TF replacement was drawn up, it was powered by the BMC 1498cc B-series engine housed in a new modern chassis and structurally rigid body.
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By 1956 a coupe version was offered, and in 1959 the MGA got a complete overhaul.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the MG A 1500

0-60mph

A 1500
14.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

A 1500
95 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

A 1500
19.6 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the MG A 1500

Price

A 1500
$2k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

A 1500
68 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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MG A 1500

www.supercars.net
By 1956 a coupe version was offered, and in 1959 the MGA got a complete overhaul.
So when the TF replacement was drawn up, it was powered by the BMC 1498cc B-series engine housed in a new modern chassis and structurally rigid body.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand MG
Price $2,195
Type of car Production car
Year 1955

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 29.71 lb/hp
Maximum hp 68 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 77 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,488 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.3:1
Bore/stroke 2.88 in / 3.5 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 95 mph
1/4 mile 19.6 s
0-60mph 14.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 4.3:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,020 lb
Front track width 47.4 in
Wheelbase 94 in
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