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1937-1939 MG VA 1.5-litre specifications

1937-1939 MG VA 1.5-litre specifications Classic and Performance Car

Similar to SA but with 9ft wheelbase and 1548cc, four cylinder, push-rod ohv engine (55bhp at 4400rpm). Twin SU carburettors, four-speed gearbox with synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd, and top gears. Saloon, tourer and convertible bodies.

Production

  • Production:
    2407
  • Price at launch:
    £375

Performance

  • 0-60mph:
    22.5secs
  • Top speed:
    81.0mph
  • Power:
    55.0bhp
  • Torque:
    0.0lb/ft

Engine

  • Configuration:
    in-line four
  • Aspiration:
    Normal
  • Fuel:
    Petrol
  • Fuel delivery:
    carburettor

Chassis

  • Suspension Front:
    Semi-elliptic leaf springs with anti-roll shackles, hydraulic dampers
  • Suspension Rear:
    Semi-elliptic leaf springs with anti-roll shackles, hydraulic dampers
  • Steering:
    worm and nut
  • Bodyframe:
    chassis and seperate body
  • Transmission:
    Four-speed manual

Dimensions

  • Length:
    4293mm
  • Wheelbase:
    2743mm
  • Width:
    1575mm
  • Weight:
    1130kgs
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