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27-liter V-12 Rover SD1

27-Liter Rolls-Royce-Powered Rover SD1 Hits 160 MPH: Video

According to Fifth Gear, the owner of this monstrous 1981 Rover SD1 was looking for a project that he could work on for a long time, and that would be a challenge. Fitting a 27-liter V-12 to British-Leyland's most extroverted sedan certainly has no shortage of challenges. The engine produces around... read more

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Carroll Shelby's first race car to hit the auction block

Carroll Shelby's first race car to hit the auction block

Barrett-Jackson's series of collector and classic car auctions is unparalleled in its prolific purveyance of prized automobilia. Long-time fans of Carroll Shelby's particular... read more August 14, 2008 by 


 
MG TF production finally restarts in UK

MG TF production finally restarts in UK

Update: Following a number of false starts and several niggling quality issues, new owners of the MG label, China’s Nanjing Auto, have finally restarted production of... read more August 1, 2008 by 


 
Nanjing reveals MG TF 'LE500' pricing ahead of September launch

Nanjing reveals MG TF 'LE500' pricing ahead of September launch

Updated: With deliveries of the new MG TF Limited Edition in the UK due to commence in September, Nanjing-MG today confirmed the price of the revamped sports car will start... read more July 3, 2008 by 


 
MG TF reborn and on sale by 2010

MG TF reborn and on sale by 2010

Despite the harried road to production of the MG TF roadster - at times hindered by quality control, at others by legal hurdles - it seems the iconic car will be making a... read more May 7, 2008 by 


 
Shanghai Auto to re-open Longbridge on August 1

Shanghai Auto to re-open Longbridge on August 1

Shanghai Auto, the Chinese company that bought the rights to MG Rover last December, has revealed plans to resume production of MG and Rover models at the traditional home of... read more April 28, 2008 by 


 
MG TF could be scrapped for good

MG TF could be scrapped for good

After briefly rekindling production of the MG TF roadster at the carmaker’s Longbridge plant in May of last year, new owner Shanghai Automotive (SAIC) quickly stalled... read more April 15, 2008 by 


 
SAIC-Nanjing acquires European rights to MG name

SAIC-Nanjing acquires European rights to MG name

Chinese automaker Nanjing purchased much of the MG brand while then-rival SAIC took ownership of other names under the MG umbrella, including several Rover models. Not... read more April 8, 2008 by 


 
MG finally brought back to the road

MG finally brought back to the road

Months after its partner SAIC launched the nearly identical Roewe 750, Chinese automaker Nanjing Auto has officially launched its own MG7. Based on the original British built... read more September 28, 2007 by 


 
MG sales start again next month

MG sales start again next month

The first MG cars manufactured under the ownership of Nanjing Auto will go on sale in China next month starting at a price of £11,500 (US$23,000). The first model will be... read more August 24, 2007 by 


 
50 years since Stirling Moss breaks land speed record

50 years since Stirling Moss breaks land speed record

It was fifty years ago that British racing legend Stirling Moss broke the class F land speed record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats in the streamlined MG EX181. The... read more August 7, 2007 by 


 
Spy Shots: 2008 MG3

Spy Shots: 2008 MG3

MG under the guidance of China’s Nanjing has developed a new hatchback model based on the original Rover 25 that was sold up until 2005. When MG and Rover were split... read more July 31, 2007 by 


 
SAIC and Nanjing to form partnership

SAIC and Nanjing to form partnership

Two of China’s biggest carmakers may work together on future projects if plans for a partnership go through. Nanjing and SAIC have signed a letter of intent, which... read more July 27, 2007 by 


 
MG and Rover may rejoin with help from Chinese govt

MG and Rover may rejoin with help from Chinese govt

The owners of MG and Rover, the Nanjing and Shanghai auto corporations, are reported to be in talks over a possible deal to create a new MG-Rover group based in China. The... read more July 3, 2007 by 


 
Nanjing Auto considers production of the MG7 Coupe

Nanjing Auto considers production of the MG7 Coupe

Back in 2004, MG-Rover released a coupe concept based on the Rover 75 sedan but the prototype quickly disappeared when MG-Rover was split up and sold off. Fast forward to... read more June 6, 2007 by 


 
MG Rover restarts production in the UK

MG Rover restarts production in the UK

MG Rover has officially started production at its Longbridge plant in the UK today under the guidance of its new owner, China’s Nanjing Auto. Despite this major... read more May 29, 2007 by 


 
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