The MG TC was unveiled to the market in 1945 and was the first post-war MG model. The new model had the same layout and lines as the pre-war TB with some minor improvements. MG widened the body of the TC by four inches and improved interior space while the 1,250cc inline 4-cylinder engine saw an increased compression ratio that and raised power output to 55 horsepower. Handling was also improved with new shackled suspension springs verses the trunnion mounted springs of the TB model. Despite the TCs_ dated appearance, the car was widely accepted, especially by American GI_s who had begun to export their cars back to the U.S. after they returned from serving in the war. Despite being only produced in right-hand-drive, the TC was exported and sold new to the U.S. market, who fell in love with the nimble handling and simplicity of the TC that proved to be easily modified for sporty drivers and professional racers. Only 10,000 TCs_ would be produced by the time production ended in November 1949, approximately 2,000 of which would be sold new in the U.S. The MG TC is the perfect combination of pre-war style with post-war performance and when new, helped to solidify MG as a sports car company. Today, this charming British roadster is one of the many post-war classics that are highly respected and collected in both professional and enthusiast circles. The 1948 MG TC Roadster featured here is finished in gorgeous Bright Red with a beautiful original maroon interior. This incredible motorcar is among one of the most original well-preserved examples we have seen to date. It_s only two owners from new, retains its matching numbers engine and is in wonderful condition making this the perfect example to add any collection. We are proud to offer this 1948 MG TC Roadster to the investment-minded buyer who understands and appreciates originality. 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 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.
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