Not really I have a hunch that Rover will be importing them by 2000.
Anyway a few of us with keener eye site, have spotted them in Virginia,
Washington, and Toronto. So keep an eye out.
> From: Mike Ellsworth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Paul Hunt <email@example.com>; Kai Radicke <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
> Subject: Re: MG Land Speed Record
> Date: Wednesday, June 18, 1997 6:36 PM
> Isn't it a shame that if we want to see an MGF driven in the U.S.A. this
> summer, we have to stand in a dry lake under a hot sun to see it?
> Mike Ellsworth
> 71 Midget
> > From: Paul Hunt <email@example.com>
> > To: Kai Radicke <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: MG Land Speed Record
> > Date: Monday, June 16, 1997 5:11 PM
> > Kai Radicke wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi everyone:
> > >
> > > What is the land speed record for ANY MG body based car?
> > >
> > > I don't care if it has a Viper V10 in it, all it has to have is a MG
> > > I am not talking about the MG EX185(1) or whatever that reached 251
> MPH, in
> > > like 1959.
> > >
> > Coincidence, or what?
> > Not about past records but possible future ones. Opened MG Enthusiast
> > that arrived today, turned to page 5 to read "MG returns to Salt Flats
> > with MGF for Bonneville speed week".
> > Briefly, a modified MGF will attempt speeds of around 200mph at
> > Bonneville in August. The car is described as a 'Longtail', 1.8i VVC K
> > series, turbocharged and running on a mixture of methanol and
> > nitrous-oxide. The car will be driven by an American, a member of a
> > Land Rover franchise. The attempt is described as 'not supported by
> > Rover Group but has its blessing', but the opening paragraph calls the
> > attempt 'an independant project by Rover engineers at Gaydon'.
> > PaulH.