top of page

Click to Return to Index


Automobiles 1900-1950

1947 MG TC Midget

1947 MG TC Midget

MG T-type
MG T-type
MG TA Midget
MG (Morris, later BMC)
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England
Body and chassis
Sports car
FR layout
4-speed manual
94 in (2,388 mm)

The MG T-Type is a series of body-on-frame open two-seater sports cars that were produced by MG from 1936 to 1955. The series included the MG TA, MG TB, MG TC, MG TD, and MG TF Midget models. The last of these models, the TF, was replaced by the MGA. Although the design was similar to contemporary cars of the 1930s, it came to be considered outdated by the 1950s.
The TF name was reinstated in 2002 on the mid-engined MG TF sports car.
Model Description
This is a 1:18 Scale die-cast with plastic parts model of the very famous small British small sports car. This model comes equipped with the rooftop so you can use one display either open or fitted with the top on. The body has been done with Black paintwork with the red interior and looks quite nice. The paintwork is first class with no runs, bubbles or cracking. The chrome work is fitted well and solidly and the small plastic parts are fixed though it needs to be handled carefully. The door panels open wide with an excellent gap between them and the main body. Opening the bonnet can be difficult, and the left side does not stay open.
The interior done well in the red colouring is excellent to look at. Details of the seat covering are really accurate. An impressive sight is the dashboard with its extensive array of instruments and all of the knobs that go with it. All other details such as the gear shift, hand brake and the foot pedals are also well positioned. The steering wheel with all the hand levers are to a good scale.
The engine details are basic. With the bonnet not opening enough, the Engine does not display most part very well or not at all.Surprising for this scale and with other parts being very well more realistic, I would have seen better features on the engine. The tires and with the spoked wheels which includes the spare wheel are just what makes this model, with of course that instrument panel, still makes this model a very collectable item. I have given a mark of 4.5/5.0. Robin Finlay 28/11/2022.

bottom of page