After 16 years, the MG is about to hit the road again – thanks to the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation.

This article titled “The new MG: made in China, fine-tuned in Birmingham” was written by Sam Jones, for The Guardian on Tuesday 12th April 2011 17.43 UTC

The automotive offspring of an Anglo-Chinese collaboration will roll off the production line in Birmingham on Wednesday to show the world its sporty snout, aggressive grille and a familiar octagonal badge into which two famous letters have been squeezed.

The MG6 fastback, which was designed and engineered in Britain but built mainly in China, is the first all-new MG to be launched in 16 years.

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