VA engines in other cars.
Based on a 1939 Triumph Scorpion
chassis with an MG VA engine and gearbox
This little baby is
bored out to 1725, billet crank, special forged rods and pistons and a
Rootes supercharger and is putting out well over 100BHP at the rear wheels
at 4500rpm on the rolling road - with 6p boost (and it races at 5500rpm
with 8p boost). As it weighs in at 500KG thats in excess of 200hp per tonne
= seriously quick (SQM in 14-15 seconds) - but not much in the breaking area
to stop it.
the head has not been
A German TA
A seriously quick TA with a
modified MG VA engine. Claimed to be a genuine TPDG but not believed to be so.
Beats many modern sports cars.
Bored out to take post war MG A pistons and fitted with "modern" 1 1/2 inch SU's