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1958 MG MGA Twin Cam car specifications

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1958 MG MGA Twin Cam car specifications

MGA Twin Cam MG was build in 1958. With 1.6L Straight 4 / DOHC / 8 Total valves / 2 valves per cylinder engine type, sized at 1588 ccm it was able to deliver 107.95 bhp @ 6700 RPM and 142 Nm @ 4500 RPM of torque.

The engine specifications, body aerodynamics and weight to power ratio produce a top speed of 183 kmh (114 mph), acceleration from 0 to 60mph (~97kmh) 13.30s and from 0 to 100mph (~160kmh) 41.10s. Quarter of a mile was reached at 18.60s.

It is a rear wheel drive driven car, with front engine location, wighted at 952 kg (2099 lbs). The car comes with a 4 speed manual transmition. and fuel capacity of 45.5 litres. compression ratio 9.9:1 and it is a naturally aspirated petrol fueld engine.

Originaly mounted front tires are Dunlop RS4 5.90-15, rear Dunlop RS4 5.90-15 and brakes (F/R) Di/Di.

Car size was L/W/H 3962mm/1473mm/1270mm and it is raisen from the ground for 152mm.






Car information

Year of make: 1958

Car make: MG

Model: MGA Twin Cam



Top speed: 183 kmh (114 mph)

0-60 mph: 13.30s

0-100mph: 41.10s


1/4 mile: 18.60s

60-0 mph:

Fuel consumption:

Power output

Horsepower: 107.95 bhp @ 6700 RPM

Torque: 142 Nm @ 4500 RPM

Transmition: 4 speed manual





Weight: 952 kg (2099 lbs)

Length: 3962mm

Width: 1473mm

Height: 1270mm

Ground clerance: 152mm

Fuel capacity: 45.5 litres


Type: 1.6L Straight 4 / DOHC / 8 Total valves / 2 valves per cylinder

Displacement: 1588 ccm

Compression ratio: 9.9:1

Aspiration: naturally aspirated petrol


Layout: rear wheel drive

Engine location: front

Tires and Brakes

Front tires: Dunlop RS4 5.90-15

Rear tires: Dunlop RS4 5.90-15

Brakes (F/R): Di/Di

Brake size (F/R): 263mm / 263mm






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