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BLARG Video of the week : X Power MG SV Promotional Video

BLARG Video of the week : X Power MG SV Promotional Video

Mike Humble:   Bit of a strange one this as I personally never saw this video at dealer level though my sources confirm its a genuine MGR production. If you want any more proof that MG Rover were scraping the bottom of the barrel for ideas, then this short and narration free video might just […]

News : Best April sales figures to date for MG Motor.

News : Best April sales figures to date for MG Motor.

MG Motor UK MG continues its sales success with latest figures revealing April 2015 as the best for April registrations since MG Motor UK was formed. Following the release of the new car registrations from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), MG is pleased to see a 39 per cent increase on April […]

News: MG TV ad campaign gets into gear.

News: MG TV ad campaign gets into gear.

MG Motor UK: The latest MG advert, launching the new MG6, will be popping up on TV screens across the country throughout May as part of the latest marketing campaign. The new commercial features the newest addition to the growing marquee; the MG6, and incorporates the popular MG3. The advert will appear on channels from […]

News : MG Motor UK set to maximise BTCC dividend in 2015

News : MG Motor UK set to maximise BTCC dividend in 2015

Words: Clive Goldthorp Photographs: Simon Davies MG Motor UK and the now rebranded Triple Eight Racing’s original three-year British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) deal was crowned with victory in the Manufacturers’/Constructors’ Championship last season but the two partners lost little time in confirming that their successful relationship would continue into 2015. However, after an off-season during […]

News Analysis : Alfa Romeo and MG – two famous sporting marques fighting for their futures…

News Analysis : Alfa Romeo and MG – two famous sporting marques fighting for their futures…

Clive Goldthorp The third of Top Gear’s  “Ten Commandments for Proper Petrolheads” reads as follows: “Thou shalt own an Alfa Romeo.” Messrs. Clarkson, Hammond and May reckon that, “to be a bona fide petrolhead at some point you have to own, or have owned an Alfa Romeo.” Indeed, when Jeremy Clarkson reviewed the Alfa Romeo […]

News : Jack Goff completes MG and Triple Eight Racing’s BTCC line-up for 2015

News : Jack Goff completes MG and Triple Eight Racing’s BTCC line-up for 2015

The reigning Constructor/Manufacturer Champions, Triple Eight Racing, have signed BRDC SuperStar Jack Goff on a one-year race deal to compete alongside 2013 Drivers’ Champion Andrew Jordan in the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in a second works-supported MG6. The Briton, 23, made his series debut in 2013 after clinching the 2012 Clio Cup UK […]

News : Updated – More images of new MG GS SUV released in China

News : Updated – More images of new MG GS SUV released in China

Clive Goldthorp A number of first official images of MG’s new C-segment SUV were released by SAIC Motor in China last month (shown above and below). The production version of the CS SUV Concept, which was originally unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2013, is scheduled to be launched at Auto Shanghai in April, 2015 and will reach Chinese […]

News : MG records 361 per cent growth in UK registrations during 2014

News : MG records 361 per cent growth in UK registrations during 2014

MG was today confirmed as the fastest-growing automotive brand in the UK during 2014 according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The re-emerging brand grew sales by 361 per cent following a highly successful launch of its new MG3 supermini, a major expansion of the Dealer Network and the addition of a […]

News : Andrew Jordan joins MG and Triple Eight Racing for 2015 BTCC campaign

News : Andrew Jordan joins MG and Triple Eight Racing for 2015 BTCC campaign

MG Motor UK and the newly re-branded Triple Eight Racing (formerly Triple Eight Race Engineering) have today announced that British Touring Car ace, Andrew Jordan has signed a one-year deal to drive a factory-supported MG6 GT with the reigning manufacturer-constructors in the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). Jordan, 2013 BTCC champion and a 14-times race […]

News : MG Motor UK says MG3 and MG6 90th Anniversary models are “selling like hot cakes”

News : MG Motor UK says MG3 and MG6 90th Anniversary models are “selling like hot cakes”

MG Motor UK has today said that the MG3 and MG6 90th Anniversary Limited Edition models “are selling like hot cakes, with most of the 90 vehicles already sold out.” The company has confirmed that, if all 90 vehicles are sold within 90 days, one lucky customer will go on to win an MG3. The MG 90th Anniversary Limited Editions […]

News : MG CS SUV and EV Concepts make public debut at MG90

News : MG CS SUV and EV Concepts make public debut at MG90

Clive Goldthorp MG Motor UK chose last weekend’s MG Car Club-promoted MG90 event at Silverstone to introduce two significant new concept vehicles to the wider British public for the first time – the MG CS SUV Concept and the MG EV Concept both give an interesting glimpse of the direction which the storied MG marque will be taking […]

News : Race-spec MG3 Trophy revealed at MG90

News : Race-spec MG3 Trophy revealed at MG90

Clive Goldthorp MG Motor UK wowed the crowds celebrating the marque’s 90th Anniversary during the MG Car Club-promoted MG90 event at Silverstone last weekend by revealing the fully race-prepared MG3 Trophy. The racing version of MG’s B-segment MG3 supermini has been developed at MG Birmingham by a seven-man SAIC Motor UK Technical Centre (SMTC UK) […]

News : MG5 Sedan breaks cover before launch

News : MG5 Sedan breaks cover before launch

Keith Adams The second model in the MG5 range appears to have broken cover before its official launch in China later this year. The new car, whose pictures have been published by Car News China, will initially be powered by the 1.5-litre NSE engine in naturally aspirated and turbocharged form, but has not yet been confirmed […]

The cars : MG RV8

The cars : MG RV8

Work on a new MG sports car was a running theme within Austin Rover and the Rover from 1984 onwards. The success of the MG “M” models had kept the flame of the Octagon alive, but what people wanted – and what market researchers repeatedly told the company was that the public wanted – was […]

News : Electric MG Dynamo unveiled

News : Electric MG Dynamo unveiled

The MG Dynamo concept has been unveiled, showing the company’s latest electric technology. The car, conceived as a rival to the Renault Zoe and Volkswagen E-up!, is a development of the Roewe E1, which went on sale in China as the E50 (below) at the beginning of 2013. MG says that, if the Dynamo is well received here, it will […]

News : MG6 starts plying its trade as a taxi

News : MG6 starts plying its trade as a taxi

The first MG6 to be licensed as a taxi in the UK has just begun to ply its trade in Barton-upon Humber, introduced by new taxi firm: Barton 1V. Simon Weakley and Mike Davies discussed setting up a new taxi firm in their town, leading them to contact Maple Garage and conclude a deal which resulted […]

News : MG CS and MG5 caught testing in China

News : MG CS and MG5 caught testing in China

Keith Adams For readers in the UK, 2013 and 2014 will be all about the MG3. However, in China, where the product plan is usually running a couple of years ahead, the company is already gearing up for its long-awaited small SUV – previewed in the CS concept in 2013 – and the unexpected MG5 saloon. […]

News : After the 3, what’s next for MG Motor UK?

News : After the 3, what’s next for MG Motor UK?

Clive Goldthorp A number of interesting MG-related stories were circulating in the international motoring media prior to the Christmas and New Year holiday so AROnline reckoned that the turn of the year was a good time to give Sales and Marketing Director, Guy Jones, the opportunity to comment on some of those reports as well as to reflect […]

News : MG adds third car to 2014 BTCC line-up

News : MG adds third car to 2014 BTCC line-up

Former British F3 Champion Marc Hynes has chosen to return to BTCC in an MG6 for the 2014 season, the third MG6 running in the Championship next year. Hynes, 35, will race a Triple Eight-prepared MG6 and will dovetail the BTCC programme with his current management role with the Marussia F1 Team. The addition of […]

News : MG6, now with lower tax and emissions

News : MG6, now with lower tax and emissions

MG has improved its MG6 GT and Magnette diesel range by cutting CO2 levels to 129g/km. The improvements mean both MGs are an attractive proposition for fleet managers, with tax group D status and a BIK rate of 20 per cent. MG has also improved fuel consumption to 57.6mpg and improved overall refinement. The changes […]