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We all knew this time would come

July 10, 2012 by

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Posted on behalf of Carl Dowling – part of the managing team at 75 & ZT Enthusiasts. MG Rover has now been gone for more than seven years. The cars live on but the numbers are starting to drop. What started as a trickle of cars making their way to the breakers yard is now […]

MG Return “Fantastic News”

January 25, 2012 by

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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 […]

Former Workers Could Help MG

November 17, 2011 by

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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 […]

MG and Rover’s other V8s

August 17, 2011 by

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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 […]

The Devil’s in the Detail

August 15, 2011 by

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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 […]

Time to celebrate 10 years of the Zed series

August 2, 2011 by

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The Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridge, played host to more than just old aircraft on Sunday. Not yet classics but by no means modern either, the Zed series from MG Rover has, believe it or not, been going for 10 years now. Enthusiasts swarmed from all over the country to celebrate the birthday of […]

MG is heading back to the race track with Lola

July 28, 2011 by

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MG Motor UK announced yesterday that they will be returning to the motorsport world in 2011 by partnering with Le Mans contenders and Lancashire-based Team RLR. The team will use the MG Lola EX265 sports prototype (see above) to compete in the remaining races, which will take place at Silverstone and Estoril (Portugal). The deal with Team […]