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MG TF 115

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 MG TF 115

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1588 cm3 / 96.9 cu in / 96.9 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft @ 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed, consumption 7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MGIssued from2002
ModelTF 115Issued until
SerieTFNumber 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

Length3943 mm / 155.2 in / 155.2 inTotal (curb) weight1095 kg / 2414 lb / 2414 lb
Width1628 mm / 64.1 in / 64.1 inDry weight
Height1261 mm / 49.6 in / 49.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2375 mm / 93.5 in / 93.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1404 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance124 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.36Frontal area (A)1.70 m2 / 18.3 sq ft / 18.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeK1.6Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionalloy block and headBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1588 cm3 / 96.9 cu in / 96.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity397.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.226 cu in/cylinder / 24.226 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft at 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.5 kW/l / 1.176 bhp/cu in / 1.176 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.3 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.20 s / 9.20 s / 9.20 sPower-to-weight ratio104.1 kW/ton / 78.9 bhp/ton / 78.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.80 s / 9.80 s / 9.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.6 l/100km / 50.4 mpg-UK / 42.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.1 l/100km / 39.8 mpg-UK / 33.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions169 g/km / 272 g/mi / 272 g/mi
  Range704 km / 438 mi / 438 mi

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle10.6 m / 34.8 ft / 34.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front185/55 R 15Tyres rear205/50 R 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front240 mm / 9.4 in / 9.4 inBrake diameter rear240 mm / 9.4 in / 9.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of MG TF 115

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