MG Z Cars

Autor Craig Cheetham
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 15 oct 2020
The MG Z cars were produced at a pivotal time when MG Rover Group separated from their previous owners BMW and stood alone in a the highly competitive mass car market. In this readable book, motoring journalist and Austin Rover expert Craig Cheetham reveals the inside story of the development of the range of MG Z cars that were designed to save the company.The book explores the formation of the Phoenix Corporation, the holding company for the MG Rover Group, and the design and engineering initiatives that would make the MG Z cars more than just a clever re-branding exercise and produce cars with lasting appeal.The book describes the MG Z versions of the Rover 25, the Rover 45 and the Rover 75, providing insights into how each of the models was re-engineered to meet the demanding standards of the MG heritage. It also describes the fortunes of the Z cars in motorsport and in particular the British Touring Car Championship.The book reveals how, despite all these efforts, MG Rover eventually ran out of money bringing to an end the British-owned mass car industry.Complete with tips for owners and prospective buyers on what to look out for, this book is an essential guide to the MG Z cars.
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ISBN-13: 9781398100954
ISBN-10: 1398100951
Pagini: 96
Ilustrații: 100 Illustrations, unspecified
Dimensiuni: 164 x 229 x 9 mm
Greutate: 0.3 kg
Editura: Amberley Publishing

Notă biografică

Craig Cheetham is an established automotive journalist and historian who has been writing about cars for over twenty years. He began his career as a correspondent on the Stockport Messenger before moving into automotive publishing working for Classic Car Weekly, Practical Classics, Land Rover Owner International and Auto Express. He then spent over a decade working inside the car industry before returning to his journalism roots as a freelance editor in 2018. He currently edits Retro Cars and contributes to over 20 different automotive outlets. He has also had 14 motoring books published in the past.


An illustrated inside look at the story of the cars designed to save MG Rover. This book is an essential guide to the MG Z Cars.