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MG M-Type Midget

(1928 model)

Brief specs of 1928 MG M-Type Midget

2-door 2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 847 cm3 / 51.7 cu in / 51.7 cu in, 14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, rear wheel drive, 103 km/h / 64 mph / 64 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MGIssued from1928
ModelM-Type MidgetIssued until
SerieM-TypeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMGCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3162 mm / 124.5 in / 124.5 inTotal (curb) weight508 kg / 1120 lb / 1120 lb
Width1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase1981 mm / 78.0 in / 78.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1067 mm / 42.0 in / 42.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1067 mm / 42.0 in / 42.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerMorrisValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore57.0 mm / 2.24 in / 2.24 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.69
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement847 cm3 / 51.7 cu in / 51.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity211.75 cm3/cylinder / 12.922 cu in/cylinder / 12.922 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)6.0 kW / 8.0 hp / 8.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output17.6 kW/l / 0.387 bhp/cu in / 0.387 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.89

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed103 km/h / 64 mph / 64 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio39.4 kW/ton / 29.8 bhp/ton / 29.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of MG M-Type Midget

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