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When it rains it pours - inside this woman's MG car!

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13 hours ago, chickenslegs said:

Always been a disaster?

 

Rolls Royce, Bentley, Land Rover, Range Rover, Mini (especially Cooper's), Aston Martin, Jaguar (especially E-type), Jensen, TVR, AC (later Cobra), Austin Healey, McLaren, Morgan, MG ...

 

janclaes47 - just out of curiosity, what is your country of origin, and what are its iconic motor cars.

 

 

The car industry in  my country is not the subject of this thread, British cars and specifically MG is.

 

Also your claim that in the past 100 years UK had a few decent models, most of those which cost double of an average car on the market, doesn't really impress.

 

As another poster already mentioned, even the most expensive luxury brand had rust buckets.

 

In the late eighties ( early nineties) you could buy RR Corniche's imported from the US for next to nothing, but they would have rust holes you can't imagine.

 

If British cars were so good, then why they don't have any cars industry any more?

 

Or read what UK drivers say.

 

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/british-cars-are-unreliable-say-drivers-6328944.html

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3 minutes ago, transam said:

Bad management helped along by unions stuffed the UK motor industry...

True.

Always remember the expression 'it must be a friday afternoon car'

My brother had a 'friday afternoon escort' that would start maybe one morning out of ten.

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On 7/12/2018 at 2:34 AM, transam said:

Must confess I don't like the name buying....Today's "Mini Cooper" has nothing to do with the names fame, just lucky that BMW does supply near faultless engineering, but it is a bought name for the masses that they can make money on..

LOL @ faultless engineering.

For someone with as much knowledge as you, I am surprised you are unaware of the German use of built in obsolescence.

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4 hours ago, geriatrickid said:

LOL @ faultless engineering.

For someone with as much knowledge as you, I am surprised you are unaware of the German use of built in obsolescence.

My opinion is my own chum....:stoner:

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On 7/12/2018 at 12:52 PM, nev said:

Isn't MG Indian owned now?.

Owned by Shanghai based SAIC Motor.

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