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MG's new super-mini
23rd April, 2013
MG 3 is a distinctive statement of modern British style
designed to target young and style conscious buyers, wanting something that’s fun to drive and own .....
MG to make an SUV?
14th April, 2013
It’s the latest result of a massive investment in the brand by
MG’s owner, the giant SAIC Motor group, and previews MG’s first production urban SUV .....
LE 50 ... a new MG B
9th July, 2012
In the UK, Frontline Developments has done something very
special to celebrate the 50 year MG B milestone — it’s built a 2012 version of the MG B GT .....
MG 6 Magnette
10th August, 2011
The Magnette revives the name of one of the most famous saloon
cars to bear the famous MG octagon badge. For drivers looking for a four-door saloon with impeccable road manners
along with an involving, distinctive sporty character, the latest MG offers the perfect recipe .....
MG 6 production begins
17th April, 2011
Customer car number 1 came off the final assembly line in the
Car Assembly Building at the firm’s plant in Birmingham on Wednesday 13th April 2011 .....
First new MG in 15 years is close
31st December, 2010
The MG 6 is the first all-new MG for the UK market in 15
years and will lead the way to a whole new range of MG models in the coming years from MG Motor UK in
Big Bucks for MG B
15th June, 2010
An example of one of Britain’s most enjoyed sports cars,
the MGB tourer, has claimed super car status after being sold at auction, in England, for £141,922 .....
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Two New MG TFs for 2009
18th May, 2009
Two new MGs are being launched to join the MG TF LE500;
the affordable MG TF 135 and a unique model is being produced to mark the 85th Anniversary of the brand .....
MG Live (UK Event)
13th February, 2009
The UK's MG Car Club, has announced MG Live!, the new
name for its traditional Silverstone International meeting .....
NAC MG UK Ltd Changes Its Name To MG Motor UK Ltd
21st January, 2009
The change was made to reinforce the presence and image of the
MG brand within the parent company’s name .....
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New Launch Date Announced For MG TF LE500, Following False Starts
8th May, 2008
Following a false start, the new Chinese-owned MG has
announced that production of their TF LE500 sports car will commence at their Longbridge plant in Birmingham
(England) at the beginning of August .....
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MG Club of South Australia at National Motor Museum
6th November, 2007
The MG Club of South Australia Inc has opened a display at the
National Motor Museum in Birdwood, South Australia .....
MG 7 Series Launched in China
1st October, 2007
Nanjing MG has launched the MG 7 series in China .....
MG TF Wows The Crowds At Silverstone International
26th June, 2007
The Longbridge built sports car took pride of place at the 57th annual
MG Car Club celebration, which is the world’s largest gathering of MG cars spanning over 80 years of the marque’s
British MG Production Resumes
30th May, 2007
In a ceremony yesterday, the media and VIP contingents from both the UK
and China witnessed the return of MG production to the Longbridge factory, the long-time home of this historic marque .....
10th April, 2007
On 27th March, 2007, Nanjing revealed its new MG models to the
Chinese public .....
UK MG Owners Looking Forward To The Marque's Return
18th February, 2007
After many in depth conversations with Nanjing Automobile
Corporation (NAC) a ‘trusted partnership’ has grown between the UK based MG Owners Club and NAC where the Club has
been able to advise on MG’s rich heritage .....
Production of MG cars to resume at Longbridge
31st January, 2007
Nanjing Automobile (Group) Corporation (NAC), the Chinese car
maker which purchased certain assets of the former MG Rover Group, has announced that production of MG cars
is to resume at the Longbridge plant in the West Midlands, UK .....
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The Last Rover
5th November, 2005
The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust has discovered the
mystery surrounding the very last car built at the MG Rover Longbridge plant in Birmingham .....
MG Rover Sold To Nanjing Automotive
1st August, 2005
The joint administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers have announced the
sale of the assets of both MG Rover Group and its engine producer, Powertrain Limited to Nanjing Automobile (Group)
MG Revival Breakthrough
13th May, 2005
Chapman Automotive Limited is in the final stages of putting
together a bid to purchase assets related to MG from the administrators of MG Rover Group Limited and Powertrain
MG Rover Comes To The End Of The Road
16th April, 2005
Statement from the Directors of Phoenix Venture Holdings .....
Disaster At MG Rover
15th April, 2005
A statement dated today by the British Department of Trade and Industry
indicates survival of the MG Rover Group is unlikely .....
Will We Ever See The Rover 75 Coupe?
10th April, 2005
Financial difficulties may take MG and Rover to the end of the road. Price
Waterhouse Coopers have been appointed as Administrators of the company that manufactures both these iconic British marques .....
German Driving Experts Prefer MG
21st March, 2005
Specialist driver training centres in Germany will teach advanced
handling skills using MG cars .....
Sprintex Supercharge the MG ZT V8
14th March, 2005
Sprintex will show a supercharged MG sedan at the 2005 Adelaide Motor Show. The
MG ZT 360 is a supercharged V8 developed by Sprintex Superchargers for sale in Australia .....
MG TF Continues To Be The Best All-Round Sports Car
8th February, 2005
The UK’s best-selling sports car – the MG TF – is now
smoother riding and even better equipped for all-round driving performance and pleasure. The Australian
release will be in the latter part of 2005 .....
MG ZR 160 Arrives in Australia
4th February, 2005
Following the arrival of the mid size MG ZS 180 late last
year, MG Rover Australia have announced today that the much anticipated MG ZR 160 hot hatch will be launched
later this month .....
MG Rover Australia Tsunami Relief
28th January, 2005
Like many corporations around the world, staff of MG Rover Australia were
deeply affected by the devastation caused by the tsunami that crippled South East Asia on the 26th December, 2004. As a
fund-raiser, a 1949 MG TC is being raffled on 10th February .....
MG TF Spark (Limited Edition)
5th January, 2005
Following the success of the limited edition MG TF 80th
Anniversary and the Coupe model series last year, MG Rover Australia has introduced the limited edition MG TF
Spark model to their current TF range .....
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MG Rover Finalising Joint Venture
24th November, 2004
MG Rover is in the final stages of signing a joint venture deal with the
Chinese vehicle manufacturer Shanghai Automotive Industries Corporation .....
MG GT Concept
16th November, 2004
You would expect the MG TF’s brother to be faster, more rugged
and undeniably more handsome and so it is - the MG GT concept .....
MG ZS 180
8th October, 2004
The MG ZS 180 is now available from $39,990 following its
release at Sydney's Motor Show. This 2.5 litre V6 sports saloon rockets 0/100 km/h in 7.4 seconds .....
6th September, 2004
The Australian launch of the MG ZT in 2002 reawakened
MG’s long tradition of building sports saloons. The MG ZT was the fastest and most dynamic of a range of
sporting saloons from MG that first appeared in 1926 with the launch of the 4-seat MG 14/28 Super Sports .....
MG ZT 260
23rd July, 2004
A new Rover 75 also means a new MG and this MG is like no
MG before it. The ZT 260 is a $90,000 rear drive V8 muscle car ......
MG Rover Sell Their Parts Business
11th July, 2004
MG Rover sell their parts business to Cat ......
6th July, 2004
MG Rover Australia is set to expand the MG ZT model range
with the addition of the supercharged MG ZT220S. This dynamic model is now available ......
MG TF coupe
11th June, 2004
There's just 30 MG TF coupes available. They are priced at
$52,240 for the TF 120 and $54,750 for the TF 160 ......
Proton and MG Rover announce collaboration!
19th February, 2004
Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional
Berhad (PROTON) entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Phoenix Venture
Holdings Limited (PVH) on 18th February 2004. PVH is a company registered in
Birmingham, England. Through its subsidiaries, including MG Rover Group
Limited, it is primarily involved in the business of engineering, research and
development, manufacturing and selling of motor vehicles and related products,
including accessories, engine, spare parts and other components. The LOI
envisages PROTON and PVH working together to pursue
exploratory/feasibility studies concerning potential collaborations.
MG Rover is to import two exotic cars
10th February, 2004
The Noble M12 GTO-3R and the Pagani Zonda supercars are coming
to Australia with MG Rover behind the wheel .....
MG TF 80th Anniversary Edition here now!
22nd January, 2004
Celebrating it's 80th year, MG has introduced a limited
edition TF. There's 2 models, around $50,000 to $53,000, to choose from. There's just 30 examples for
Australia. Each is Pearl Black Metallic with a red top .....
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