Above all, new MG models are developed

2000 - 2005


Under the direction of MG-ROVER, the existing series are continued and undergo a slight model update. These are joined by the sporty models with the MG trademark, which are intended for the more extroverted public. A super sports car was to establish and stabilise the brand name "MG" in the upper class, but it cost a lot of money that was lacking elsewhere. The "TCV" project seems promising, but cannot be realised, probably also for pecuniary reasons. The small "CityRover" from India does not become a hit, the "Streetwise" developed from the "Twenty-Five" gives hope in the short term and is recognised as an independent model. But in the end all this is of no use: the year 2005 brings the end for MG-ROVER. What a pity.


Rover 25 Rover 25

Next to the well-known ROVER "Twenty Five", in almost identical bodywork, is the MG "ZR", which has a sportier appearance and is equipped accordingly.

Find out more about the ⇒ ROVER 25 / MG ZR


Rover 25 Rover 25

The ROVER "Fourty Five", also with almost identical bodywork, is joined by a sporty MG "ZS", which is intended to appeal to a more sporty audience.

Find out more about the ⇒ ROVER 45 / MG ZS


Rover 45 Rover 75

The well-established ROVER "Seventy Five" is also complemented by a sportier variant, named "MG ZT". More powerful engines and a sporty interior are intended to attract customers.

Find out more about the ⇒ ROVER 75 / MG ZT


MGTF p>The MGF roadster is further developed and now enters the market as the MG TF. The shape appears to be tightened and the handy car will find its audience.

Find out more about the ⇒ MG Roadster TF

ROVER Prototype "TCV"

Rover TCV

In 2002 MG ROVER presents a variable, muscular-looking prototype of a mid-size car that is well received by the public. The necessary money for the development to series production was lacking.

Find out more about the ⇒ ROVER Prototype TCV

The power pack: MG XPower SV

MG XPower SV

It is supposed to secure the existence of MG-ROVER, but first of all it costs a lot of money which is missing elsewhere; super sports car MG XPower SV.

Find out more about the ⇒ MG XPower SV

ROVER CityRover

ROVER CityRover

The range is to be extended downwards, but there is no money for a new development. The "solution" comes from TATA from India, but does not really fit into the company's portfolio.

Find out more about the ⇒ ROVER CityRover

ROVER Streetwise

ROVER Streetwise

An independent 'crossover' is developed from the ROVER "25" - initially ridiculed, but basically a real trendsetter: the "Streetwise" is the first "urban SUV".

Find out more about the ⇒ ROVER Streetwise


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