Amsterdam, the Cheltenham World Cup, Nanjing motors and Formula One. Have your say on MyAutocar.com
4 May 2007

There's plenty of history on MyAutocar this week. Autocar's Steve Cropley is the first to drive one of the new generation MGs, straight off a production line in Nanjing. And despite the eastern move, very little has been lost in translation. All the old airs and graces are still there, and the Chinese market looks to be perfect for the MG/Rover brand. We're not so sure about the UK market though. Opinions are split as to whether the Chinese-built MGs will do well when they hit British soil at the end of the year. Have the car buying public had enough of MG/Rover? Or will we see them as a part of our motoring history, and affordable, well built cars? Have a look here to find out how our man got on at Nanjing's Chinese factory, and then join the debate and let us know what you think will become of this next chapter in the MG/Rover saga. Meanwhile, BMW have been making history too, having returned to the Nurburgring for the first time in 31 years in a Formula One car. Nick Heidfeld drove the Nordschleife and the original Formula One track combined, completeing it in roughly the same time it would take a supercar to complete the Nordschleife alone.Click here to watch the video and read the story about Heidfeld's hot lap of the historic circuit.Finally, the Silencer is still revealing those hidden truths behind the motoring industry. Ridiculous cars and a Formula One team from another planet are on the agenda, plus the question of what would you spend £15,000 on? Some suggestions have been made, and they don't involve cars. Find out more here.Have your say at MyAutocar.com.

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