Only 60,313 miles!
Previous long-term ownership (28 years)
Rare and desirable MG TF Roadster
One of only 9,602 built!
Numbers matching XPAG engine
Stunning color combination
The last of the classic MG T-series
Painted Wire Wheels
Spare Tire Cover
Moto-Lita Wood Rimmed Steering Wheel
Front Badge Bar
Lucas Fog and Driving Lights
Excellent documentation includes owner’s manual, records and receipts dating back to 1975, Castrol tool roll and thor knock-off hammer
Includes side curtains, full tonneau cover and new convertible top
The perfect example to drive and enjoy!
The magnificent 1955 MG TF Roadster featured here is finished in stunning Ivory over a black interior with matching black side curtains, full tonneau cover and a new black folding convertible top. This example was previously restored and meticulously maintained by a long-term owner who cherished the car for nearly 30 years. The restoration presents wonderfully today with a level of patina and charm that one would expect from an older restoration. The numbers matching XPAG engine still powers the TF, while 60,313 miles are present on the odometer. It is accompanied by an outstanding array of documentation and receipts dating back to the mid 1970’s in addition to its owner’s manual, THOR knock-off hammer and a period correct tool roll. With such incredible documentation, charming patina and matching numbers engine, this MG is the perfect example to drive and enjoy as is. We are proud to offer this 1955 MG TF Roadster to the most astute collector or enthusiast who appreciates the legacy and appeal of the classic T-series MG. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or [email protected] for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
History of the MG TF
The last MG to really showcase the marque’s heritage was the TF which launched in October 1953. Designed as a response to the decrease in sales of the TD, the TF served as the last of the T-series Midget cars before the MGA was launched in 1955. The TF featured the same frame and drivetrain as the TD, however a slight facelift was applied to the design. The front fenders were reshaped to incorporate the headlights, taking away the T-series, pre-war appearance. MG also shortened and raked the front grill, which allowed the hood to sit lower and improve aerodynamics. On the inside, individual bucket seats were now standard which helped to give the driver and passenger a sportier feel. The proven XPAG engine was given the Mark II TD treatment with larger carburetors, an increased compression ratio and larger valves, which increased power output to 58 horsepower. The TF’s increased performance combined with the classic MG style still resonates with both collectors and enthusiasts. Just over 9,600 had been built when production ceased in 1955, making the TF a cherished collectible to this day.
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