1953 MG TD

"British Roadster"

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$16,900

Year
1953
Make
MG
Model
TD
Stock
P2881
Vin
TD28991
Miles
1,627
Engine Size
Inline 4
Transmission Type
Manual
Body Color
Ivory
Interior Color
Red
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Grand Rapids

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The MGTD was the first MG target for the US market. The TD was the first model to offer left hand drive, other features include a stronger completely designed chassis, wider body, rack and pinion steering, and more stylish fenders. The TD indeed found a market inside the boarders of the U.S. and to this day are beloved by many.
Just out of an estate, this 1953 MGTD Roadster spent the last 32 years with its most recent owner. According to the T-Register, the numbers matching 1953 MGTD offered here, TD-28991, was built on July 1, 1953 and fitted with engine number, XPAG/TD2/29531. It is presented in it's original livery of Ivory / Cream over red interior. The car has been the recipient of a selective style restoration in the mid to 1980's and since, it remain enthusiast owned, well maintained, garage kept and thoroughly enjoyed until our recent acquisition. Today, the car shows some wonderful patina very consistent with the age of the restoration and the care that the car was under. The exterior paint while showing some age, still stands up tall, the chrome and bright have been refurbished at the time of restoration and still show excellent, the engine compartment remains detailed and the frame and structural wood are excellent. The interior features remains very tidy, the leather seats show very nice, good carpet, very nice wood dash, original banjo wheel and wonderful original gauges. The top and side curtains are excellent as well. Mechanical fitness was always the goal with this car as it participated in many club events and autumn rallies. The car runs and drives excellent; holds great oil pressure and offers zero smoke. The car shifts and brakes very well, tight suspension and is a proven driver.
The MG TD delivers a pure, 1950's open air British driving experience. Its mechanicals are robust and parts are available which makes ownership relatively straight forward. To this day, the TD is regarded highly among motoring community and honest, well-sorted, usable examples such as this are attractive to collectors and enthusiasts around the globe. This 1953 MG TD is an investment that can immediately be enjoyed at any show or rally.

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This vehicle is located at our Grand Rapids facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1953
Make
MG
Model
TD
Hobby Segment
Classic
Miles
1,627
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2
Body Color
Ivory
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
Inline 4
Transmission Type
Manual

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