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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 […]

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 […]

Time to say goodbye to squeaky ZT 260s

July 12, 2011 by

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All models at different times from 2002 into 2003 suffered from understandable pressures to cut manufacturing costs and this is reflected in all models showing the removal of previous standard equipment, some of which was then transferred to the extra cost option lists, or simply deleted. One common deletion across the range has been one […]

Down under: The Two-Sixties in Australia

July 4, 2011 by

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I’ve always loved cars, but I wouldn’t describe myself as a car nut.  I’ve rarely bought modern motoring magazines for example and I  find  the  endless chatter by the motoring journalists a bit tedious, yet somehow here I am scratching out a living writing about cars.  Curious isn’t it how life works out?  Still, the […]

MG Owners: Where do you go from here?

May 2, 2011 by

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With the demise of Mg Rover in 2005, it put into perspective what other cars are around for the same value and looks when searching for a new car to replace the one you have, it feels surreal to know that there may not be any chance of getting another true MG-Rover product anymore, until […]