Blog: Happiness is Maestro shaped, part two

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I’VE bowed to pressure on the forum by whipping up to the workshop this afternoon and loosing off a couple of pictures of the prototype MG Maestro Turbo. As you can see, this Moonraker Blue example looks absolutely stock, apart from the roof spoiler – and there’s not even a hint of badging to give the game away. In fact, as I earlier asserted, I’m wondering if this is, in fact, the world’s best street sleeper?

Well, probably not, but there’s no doubting that this fine car has masses of Q-appeal – as the drivers of one or two repmobiles found out on my journey down from Scunthorpe on its way to the MoT test centre.

A full project – and report will follow in due course. And for all those going to Peterborough this weekend, you’ll get to see the beastie first hand, with some of the documentation that makes this car so damned intriguing…

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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