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MG, your mod­els to­day look like any run-of-the-mill sedan and hatch­back with ab­so­lutely no re­sem­blance to any MG from pre­vi­ous mod­els we so love. Just look at what some other car man­u­fac­tur­ers have done to bring back their iconic mod­els: Mini, Fiat 500, VW Beetle, Jaguar F-type and Toy­ota 86. These guys have shown re­spect for both the orig­i­nal de­sign­ers and the buy­ers of these iconic cars. The sales of these cars speak for them­selves.

So, MG, here is my idea on how to get it right for once. It’s quite sim­ple, re­ally: bring back the BGT. That’s all you need; one car. I have a vis­ual of how that car would look and it’s ex­actly the same but blown up on steroids, and with the mod­ern safety fea­tures and bells and whis­tles we nd on to­day’s cars. A twodoor GT sport­scar. Hav­ing owned a ‘67 BGT, I for one would be the rst in the queue. GREGG NOWELL Jo­han­nes­burg [Couldn’t agree with you more, Gregg. I get that MG’S cur­rent Chi­nese own­ers are mak­ing sedans and hatch­backs in or­der to sell vol­ume, but the smart mar­ket­ing move would’ve been to make a small sport­scar with a nod to the mar­que’s past – ed­i­tor]

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