MG Return “Fantastic News”

January 25, 2012
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MG’s return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has been warmly welcomed by Series Director Alan Gow. MG Motor UK has committed to building its new BTCC car – the MG6 GT model – to the Next Generation Touring Car regulations. These are leading to a greater number of bigger, faster, turbocharged machines […]

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MG Win What Car? Security Award

January 12, 2012
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The MG6 stood out amount the other contenders by winning an award for its top-rated security system at the What Car? Car of the Year 2012 event last night in London. The ceremony, which took place at the Grosvenor Hotel on Park Lane was attended by all the car manufacturers including MG Motors. Chas Hallet, […]

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ZT-T 260 vs Quattroporte

November 28, 2011
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By Anthony Braham I was given a Maserati Quattroporte as a courtesy car by my Swiss Lotus dealer for a weekend, and I thought it would be interesting to write up a comparison between this and my 2004 model ZT-T 260. Admittedly, the Maserati’s price tag is very different from the MG’s, even when it […]

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The International MG Show

November 28, 2011
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Fans of the British sports car manufacturer MG Car Company will be celebrating at the International MG Show and Spares Day taking place at Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park on Sunday 19th February 2012. Whether you’re the driver of an early two-seater model or a fan or the later sporting saloon, everyone is welcome to come and […]

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Former Workers Could Help MG

November 17, 2011
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MG Motor UK is offering former Longbridge workers a stroll down memory lane – but the firm needs help to bring the old days back to life. The company is opening its Sales Centre to ex-employees of all the former Longbridge-based car companies on November 30. Photographs of the old factory will be on display […]

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MG and Rover’s other V8s

August 17, 2011
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As we listen to the rumbling V8 of our 260s it’s easy to forget the other cars from MG and Rover which went before them and which also enjoyed some American V8 muscle under the “hood”.  In fact, the MG ZT 260 (with its Rover 75 V8 sister) is one of no fewer than seven […]

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From America with Love

August 16, 2011
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When MG Rover started to plan a new  performance flagship for the Z car range – the car that would become the ZT 260  – developing its own V8 engine was never really an option.  It is likely that the original Rover V8 had reached the end of its development life and could no longer […]

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The Devil’s in the Detail

August 15, 2011
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Why take the trouble? Part of the pleasure of owning a 260 lies in its high standard of equipment, especially in SE form: our passengers too can enjoy the many “creature comforts” our cars are furnished with.  Dig a little deeper though and it soon becomes apparent that many features and fittings which were provided […]

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Deux cent soixante: the 260 in France

August 8, 2011
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Inspired  by Malcolm’s recent post about the Two-Sixties down under, I thought I’d share a few thoughts about the cars here in France, where I have lived for fifteen years. The MG brand in France The MG brand has been well known among car enthusiasts in France for a long time and the  MGB in particular […]

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Future-proofing the sound system in our cars

August 7, 2011
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The past decade, since MG launched the ZT range, has seen huge changes in how we consume audio and video content, whether at home or on the move.  The OEM in-car entertainment (ICE) set-up in the ZT, even the HighLine system, with its in-dash cassette player and CD changer in the boot, now seems hopelessly […]

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