MG EX-E

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MG EX-E
1985 MG EXE Prototype Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon (2).jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Austin Rover Group
Production 1985
Designer Roy Axe
Gerry McGovern
Body and chassis
Class Sports car
Body style Coupé
Layout M4 layout
Powertrain
Engine 3.0L DOHC V6, 250 hp
Transmission 5-speed manual
Rear

The MG EX-E was a concept car produced by Austin Rover Group and presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1985. The EX-E was a mid-engined sportscar inspired by the Ferrari 308 and designed by Roy Axe and Gerry McGovern. The car's drivetrain and chassis were derived from the mid-engined MG Metro 6R4 rally car. The EX-E concept car did not lead to a production version, although Gerry McGovern did go on to style the later, smaller MG F sportscar.

The car is now preserved in the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon.

References[edit]

  • Adams, Keith; Roy Axe (2009). "The MG EX-E". AROnline. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  • Bishko, Graeme (1996). "MG EX-E Home Page". MG Cars Enthusiasts' Club. Retrieved 2010-12-02.