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Fully-electric MG B Roadster set to go into production next year

British car restorer and converter, RBW EV Classic Cars, has unveiled its latest creation, turning a classic MG B Roadster into an electric car. Although still in prototype form, the plan is to build 30 examples with each priced at £90,000 (AU$164,000) plus applicable taxes. The RBW MG B comes standard with six lithium-ion batteries, although can be optioned with up to eight batteries to improve range...

2021 MG ZS EV in Australia from November/December

The all-electric 2021 MG ZS EV will make its Australian debut in either November or December – a full year since pre-order pricing was announced and two years since its global unveiling. A limited run of 100 pre-order slots were made available in November last year, with drive-away pricing set at $46,990...

MG sales surge, moves closer to Top 10

Buyers on a budget have helped push the MG3 to the top of the sales charts in the city-car class – even though the vehicle only has a three-star safety rating. The MG3 costs from $16,690 drive-away, undercutting most rivals – especially since price rises were applied to other popular models such as the Kia Rio, Mazda3, Toyota Yaris and Suzuki Swift, all of which have a five-star safety rating...

2021 MG 5 sedan shown at Beijing Motor Show

China’s SAIC Motor group has used the Beijing Motor Show to reveal its roughly Honda Civic-sized 2021 MG 5 sedan. Perhaps a little confusingly, the MG 5 sedan has been unveiled just weeks after MG added another car called the MG 5 to its UK line-up. The MG 5 EV wagon isn’t a variant of this car though (in design terms at least), but rather a rebadge of the Rowe Ei5 that’s been in production since 2017...

New automatic cars priced under $20,000 in Australia

There's an old saying that you should spend three months' salary on an engagement ring. According to consumer advice site finder.com.au, a similar rule applies when buying new cars. Ideally, it suggests, you shouldn't spend more than 15 per cent of your annual income on the purchase price of a car...

MG wants your car photos (for a good cause)

Own an MG car? Take a photo of it and you'll simultaneously be supporting charity and increasing your chances of winning a prize. Car brand MG is rallying its community of past and present customers to raise funds for the Australian Red Cross, encouraging MG owners to share photos of their cars as part of the inaugural Show and Shine event...

2020 MG ZS prices cut, becomes cheapest small SUV in Australia

MG has reduced prices across its ZS range, and in turn, has crowned its ZS Excite model the cheapest small SUV currently on sale in Australia. The announcement comes as the Chinese brand launches another small SUV in the same segment, the MG ZST. While the entry-level ZS Excite model has undergone the biggest price cut of $1500, the ZS Excite Plus and ZS Essence models have both been reduced by $1000...

2021 MG ZST price and specs: Facelifted, powered-up SUV arrives

MG Australia has revealed pricing and specifications for its newest small SUV offering, the 2021 MG ZST. While the Chinese-owned British brand will continue to offer its other small SUV, the related MG ZS, for at least another 12 months, the new MG ZST will look to offer a more premium, tech-focused experience to potential customers...

Chinese car sales up nearly 50 per cent in shrinking Australian market

Sales of Chinese cars in Australia have rise by an average of 48.2 per cent in the first seven months of this year – as the overall market slowed by by 19.2 per cent. Four Chinese brands are currently offered to consumers in Australia – namely MG, LDV, Great Wall and Haval. Figures compiled by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries show MG sales grew by 55...

How big is the boot? Every SUV in Australia, ranked smallest to biggest

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

2021 MG 5 EV wagon: right-hand-drive ready, but ruled out for Australia

A right-hand-drive version of the 2021 MG 5 EV wagon has been unveiled overseas, with the model expected in UK showrooms in October 2020. The MG 5 EV is based on the Roewe Ei5 (shown in these photos) – an electric wagon from Chinese car maker SAIC – and features a 52.5kWh battery powering an 85kW electric motor...