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  MG Midget 1500
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1974 - 1979
Numbers built:73899
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Triumph Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,493 cc / 91.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 73.7 mm (2.9 in) / 87.5 mm (3.4 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 SU Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 65 bhp / 48 KW @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 111 Nm / 82 ft lbs @ 3,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 44 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, lever-arm dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, lever arm dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs front, drums rear
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 740 kilo / 1,631 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,581 mm (141 in) / 1,523 mm (60 in) / 1,227 mm (48.3 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,032 mm (80 in) / 1,176 mm (46.3 in) / 1,138 mm (44.8 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.09 bhp / kg
Top Speed 162 km/h (101 mph)
0-60 mph 12.2 s

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