MG ZR

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MG ZR
MG ZR 105 Le Mans.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer MG (MG Rover)
Production 2001–2005
Assembly Longbridge, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Body and chassis
Class Hot hatch (B)
Layout FF layout
Related Rover 25
Rover Streetwise
MG3 SW
Powertrain
Engine 1.4 L K-Series Straight-4
1.8 L K-Series Straight-4
1.8 L K-Series VVC Straight-4
2.0 L L-Series Straight-4
Chronology
Predecessor MG Metro
Successor MG3

The MG ZR is a "hot hatch" version of the Rover 25 supermini class car, that was produced by MG at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham from 2001 to 2005.

MG Rover collapse[edit]

In April 2005, MG Rover's proposed takeover by SAIC collapsed and the company went into receivership. Nanjing Automobile eventually bought the company's assets three months later, but when the MG range was relaunched in March 2007, the ZR and ZS were not included in the model range, only the ZT.[1] It was replaced by the MG3 SW in 2008, sold to the Chinese market only.[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chinese plant rolls out first MG". BBC News. 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2007-04-30. 
  2. ^ "Chinese hopes for revived Rover cars". BBC News. 2007-04-23. Retrieved 2007-05-07. 

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