News : Styling tweaks for MG5 Turbo

MG5 Turbo styling tweaked

Keith Adams The countdown to the MG5 Turbo’s launch has begun and, as can be seen from this image first published in China Car Times, the front-end is to be mildly tweaked. The Golf-rivalling MG5 went on sale in China in March 2013, after being previewed by the AP12-based Concept 5 in 2011, but we […]

News : MG5 Official Pictures unveiled by Autocar


Words: Adam Sloman Pictures: Autocar/MG UK weekly car magazine Autocar has unveiled these official images of the forthcoming MG5 in its latest issue and online. The MG5  is due for launch imminently in China, with Autocar suggesting we can expect the hatchback here in the UK in 2013, though currently it’s unclear which will arrive […]

News : MG5 latest images break cover on Facebook


Keith Adams Facebook user Morris Garages, based in Azerbaijan has posted what appears to be a set of images for an MG5, which is being PDI’d for the showroom. These are the clearest images yet of some of the interior features, as well as the under-bonnet view. With its smooth and inoffensive 1.5-litre power unit, […]

News : Production-ready MG5 spied in China

MG 5 front on

Adam Sloman The new medium-sized MG has been unveiled, camouflage free, in these Chinese spy-shots showcased on China Car Times. The MG5 is set for launch in China in early March, with engines likely to include the new small engine 1.5-litre engine in both naturally aspirated and turbo forms, the 1.8-litre TCi-Tech and the as-yet […]

News : MG5 in Guangzhao no-show

So far this is the only MG5 to make the motor show circuit

Keith Adams Despite the arrival of undisguised cars shown exclusively to China Car Times last week, the MG5 proved elusive at this year’s Guangzhao Auto Show. The website had shown the vitally important new car, praising its styling – although AROnline‘s readership was more reserved. CCT’s Ash Sutcliffe writes, the MG5 is quite possibly the […]

News : MG5 unveiled on CCT

MG5 will be officially unveiled on 18 November

Keith Adams China Car Times has published the first clear images of the MG5, after months of rendered speculation across the Internet. The car will be officially launched on Monday morning at the Guangzhou Auto Show. Ash Sutcliffe writes now if you’ve bought a compact car from a major auto maker in the past year […]

Gallery : MG 350


Who says badge engineering isn’t alive and well? We’re getting the MG5 next year, but here’s a taste of that car… …in the form of the MG350. The Chinese export MG 350 We’ve already given coverage to the Roewe 35o on AROnline, but it’s interesting to see that in those export markets where the Roewe […]

News : MG5 scooped!

MG5 caught testing!

Keith Adams Clearer images of the MG5 have made it on to the Internet. And it looks like Shanghai’s Golf challenger is going for a conservative, but neat, look that will continue along the path the 6 and 3 have established – one that shouldn’t scare off too many hatchback buyers in Europe and the […]

Auto Shanghai 2011 : First images of MG’s Concept 5

MG5 concept unveiled in Shanghai

Words: Keith Adams Photographs: Harry Metcalfe The stars are out at Auto Shanghai today, with a raft of important new car announcements and unveilings taking place at what is likely to become the industry’s most important event in the coming years. The ‘British’ manufacturers are treating Shanghai extremely seriously, with new products and concepts rolling […]