MG A Twin-Cam 

  • $2k built in England
  • 1958-1960
  • 108 HP 1.5L
  • 113 mph
Along with the DOHC setup, BMC also fitted Dunlop disc brakes and Dunlop steel wheels.
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In 1958 BMC produced a high performance version of the MGA called the twin-cam.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the MG A Twin-Cam

0-60mph

A Twin-Cam
9.1 s
Agera R
2.9 s
P 1800 S
13.9 s

Top speed

A Twin-Cam
113 mph
Agera R
260 mph
DMC-12
109 mph

Data points Key details of the MG A Twin-Cam

Price

A Twin-Cam
$2k
Agera R
$1.40M
DMC-12
$25k

Horsepower

A Twin-Cam
108 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

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MG A Twin-Cam Coupe

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Along with the DOHC setup, BMC also fitted Dunlop disc brakes and Dunlop steel wheels.
In 1958 BMC produced a high performance version of the MGA called the twin-cam.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand MG
Price $1,962
Type of car Production car
Year 1958-1960
Highest auction price $10k, January 1994

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

road tests

Top speed 113 mph
0-60mph 9.1 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 18.7 lb/hp
Maximum hp 108 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 9.9:1
Bore/stroke 2.88 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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