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MG MGC Automatic

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 MG MGC Automatic

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2912 cm3 / 177.7 cu in / 177.7 cu in, 108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 187 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MGIssued from1967
ModelMGC AutomaticIssued until
SerieMGCNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMGCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3893 mm / 153.3 in / 153.3 inTotal (curb) weight1186 kg / 2615 lb / 2615 lb
Width1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inDry weight
Height1276 mm / 50.2 in / 50.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2311 mm / 91.0 in / 91.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1251 mm / 49.3 in / 49.3 inWeight distribution (front)54.1 % / 54.1 % / 54.1 %
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.0 UK gal / 14.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.65 m2 / 17.8 sq ft / 17.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAustinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.4 mm / 3.28 in / 3.28 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement2912 cm3 / 177.7 cu in / 177.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity485.33 cm3/cylinder / 29.617 cu in/cylinder / 29.617 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)38.3 kW / 51.4 hp / 51.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.1 kW/l / 0.816 bhp/cu in / 0.816 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.0 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.20 s / 8.20 s / 8.20 sTop (maximal) speed187 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.90 s / 10.90 s / 10.90 sPower-to-weight ratio122.3 kW/ton / 92.6 bhp/ton / 92.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)35.80 s / 35.80 s / 35.80 sFuel 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion bar, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of MG MGC Automatic

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