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Official images of the MG5 have been released, 18 months ahead of launching in the UK
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8 March 2012

Official images of the MG5 have been released, 18 months ahead of launching in the UK. The five-door hatchback will go on sale in China imminently.

The pictures show a C-segment-sized hatchback with angular headlights and pronounced creases along the bonnet and front wings.

The Chinese market model will be powered by a 1.8-litre petrol engine producing around 105bhp. European models will have a range of engines, which MG hopes will include at least one diesel unit. It had previously been suggested a range of downsized petrol engines with capacities between 1.0 and 1.5-litres would be offered, with power outputs ranging from 115bhp to 162bhp.

MG chief, Dave Lindley and head of design, Tony Williams-Kenny are both directly involved with the European development programme. The car will offer substantially different trim and suspension settings from Chinese market models.

The MG5 is is likely to be offered only as a five-door hatchback. As its name suggest, it will be have dimensions between the MG6 and MG3, which will launch in early 2013.

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PRODIGY 24 April 2012

Re: MG5 official pictures revealed

catnip wrote:
From the article, the MG3 will launch in early 2013. Does that mean in the UK, ie before this MG5?

I think the plan was to launch the MG3 in Q4 of 2012, so about October this year. Wether it will get delayed like the 6 was is anyones guess. MG5 should arrive in Q3/4 2013. The MG3 needs a new bonnet to pass Euro Pedestrian Safety Regs, and the MG5 needs a lot of work by the chassis engineers.

PRODIGY 24 April 2012

Re: MG5 official pictures revealed

289 wrote:
...very sorry to hear of your problems Prodigy, and I truly wish you both good luck...just because we dont agree on the topic of MG's- doesnt mean I dont have respect for you or feel for your situation

Thankyou 289 :) I must say that everyone on here who knows about this have been brilliant, I thank you all for your support!

289 wrote:

On topic now....I felt physically sick reading the mutual stimulation going on between you and Fidji...there is being a fan and even being an anorak...but that was just weird.

Still, looks as if you enjoyed yourselves!!!

Discussing Fidji is classed as On topic these days eh? :)

catnip 23 April 2012

Re: MG5 official pictures revealed

From the article, the MG3 will launch in early 2013. Does that mean in the UK, ie before this MG5?

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