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Re: [Mgs] Successor of MGTF?

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Subject: Re: [Mgs] Successor of MGTF?
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Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 17:25:14 -0500
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OK, I'll take your word for it.  You're the guy on the spot with an 
encyclopedic knowledge of MG stuff.


On 5/8/2012 9:54 AM, PaulHunt73 wrote:
> Well, that isn't correct.
> The MGF was produced by Rover Group from 1995 while it was owned by 
> BMW.  MG Rover was formed after the sale of the marque by BMW to the 
> Phoenix Group in 2000, and they continued to produce the MGF.  It 
> became the TF from 2002 until 2005 when MG Rover collapsed.  The TF 
> was based on the MGF but had re-engineered suspension and engines, 
> both MGF and TF up to this time were entirely assembled at 
> Longbridge.  Nanjing bought the name in 2007 and in 2008 started 
> producing the TF again with very few changes, this was the CKD kit 
> only finally assembled at Longbridge.  There was a much bigger 
> difference between the Rover Group/MG Rover MGF and the MG Rover TF 
> than there was between the MG Rover TF and the Nanjing TF.  The 
> Chinese TF was almost exactly the same as the MG Rover TF.
> PaulH.
> ----- Original Message -----
>> What I read was the MG F was produced by the Rover group.  The TF was 
>> assembled from Chinese-built  Complete Knock Down Kits  (CKD)  in the 
>> UK. They were not the same cars.
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