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Report: MG Planning Three New Models

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A few years back there was a flood of news about MG planning a raft of new models together with its Chinese parent company Shanghai Automotive (SAIC). However, since the release of the rejuvenated TF LE500 roadster, MG has largely fell off the radar.

We now have some breaking news on MG, with reports coming out of the UK claiming MG is working on three new models in addition to the TF LE500 roadster. The new cars are to built at the former Austin factory in Birmingham, UK and the first model should be rolling out of the factory this October.

The first model will be the MG6, a compact sedan and hatch about the same size as the Ford Fusion. The MG6 is essentially a rebadged version of the Roewe 550 sedan sold in China, which itself is based on a modified version of an old Rover 75 platform.

The MG6 will be followed by a smaller hatchback based on the Roewe 350 that will compete against cars like the Volkswagen Golf. Finally, MG is expected to launch a new minicar model that the automaker is planning to show in concept form at April's 2010 Beijing Auto Show.

Sadly, MG is only looking at European distribution for now but it was not that long ago that the company was considering selling and even building cars in North America.

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  1. I for one would far rather see Nanging revive the famous old MGs. They should build the TC or the TD as it was. Perhaps an updated motor design so the motor would have the longevity common these days. But all else as original. Morgan can do it. An MG Nostalgia car i. e. a TC or TD would be a big hit here.
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  2. Yes!!!!!! Bring back MG and over as well, as long as the designs are classic and not cookie cutter Asian look alikes such as with Jaguar.
     
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  3. Yes!!!!!! Bring back MG and over as well, as long as the designs are classic and not cookie cutter Asian look alikes such as with Jaguar.
    Jaguar is revivied and is finally becoming what it is destined for; beautiful & sporting luxury cars that are also reliable.
    As far as I'm concerned, MG should have stayed in the grave.
     
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