Classic MG

  • WATCH: MGB REVIEW IN THE WET

    WATCH: MGB REVIEW IN THE WET

    Matt Bell on 9th January 2020

    Our Production Editor braves the terrible weather to bring you this MGB review. With it being his first time driving an MGB, will he love it or loathe it? 

  • MG ZT BUYER’S GUIDE

    MG ZT BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 3rd December 2019

    The MG ZT was more than a Rover 75 in sports shoes. Much, much more. It was a performance saloon par excellence and today makes for a superb classic sporting bargain.

  • MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-DRIVE MGS

    MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-DRIVE MGS

    Matt Bell on 26th November 2019

    In this Market Trends we take a look at three front-drive MGS, the MG Metro Turbo, Maestro and Montego Turbo...

  • MGF DISPLAY CAUSES CONTROVERSY

    MGF DISPLAY CAUSES CONTROVERSY

    Matt Bell on 22nd November 2019

    A classic vehicle insurer met with a mixed response at the Classic Motor Show when its display stand depicted a 1998 MGF apparently crushed by a WW2 Hellcat tank.

  • MGLIVE! 2020 SET FOR SILVERSTONE RETURN

    MGLIVE! 2020 SET FOR SILVERSTONE RETURN

    Matt Bell on 20th November 2019

    The MG Car Club is to crown its 90th anniversary year with a return to Silverstone for its flagship MGLive! 2020 event next summer, with June 13-14 announced as the provisional dates.

  • KEVIN JONES INTERVIEW

    KEVIN JONES INTERVIEW

    Matt Bell on 1st November 2019

    Kevin Jones, Head of Product Communications at MG Rover, worked at the marque from the age of 17, spending much of his time there in marketing and PR right up until the doors closed in 2005. Over a decade on, Classics World spoke to Kevin at the recreation of the R8 200 launch about all thing past, present and future of MG Rover.

  • CLASSIC RIVALS: AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/4 VS MGA

    CLASSIC RIVALS: AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/4 VS MGA

    Matt Bell on 1st October 2019

    The first of the Big Healeys nearly stopped the MGA story in its tracks. But with more than 65 years of water now under the bridge, which wins out in the battle of ground-breaking British sports cars?

  • AFFORDABLE MID-ENGINED CARS

    AFFORDABLE MID-ENGINED CARS

    Matt Bell on 30th September 2019

    There was a time when mid-engined cars were the preserve of the exotic but today there are plenty of affordable choices. We round up some of the most accessible.

  • NATIONAL MINI AND METRO 2019 REVIEW

    NATIONAL MINI AND METRO 2019 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 21st August 2019

    There was a real international flavour as the fourth annual National Mini and Metro Show 2019 took place at the British Motor Museum on August 4.

  • MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH V8S

    MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH V8S

    Matt Bell on 19th August 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three British V8s that offer a throwback; the Morgan Plus Eight, MG RV8 and TVR V8S...

  • 1960S CLASSICS FOR UNDER £10K

    1960S CLASSICS FOR UNDER £10K

    Matt Bell on 19th August 2019

    We take a look at some of the sub £10k 1960s classics which shaped the decade famously dubbed “Groovy”. 

  • MARKET TRENDS – SIXTIES ICONS

    MARKET TRENDS – SIXTIES ICONS

    Matt Bell on 15th August 2019

    We’ve chosen some of the most popular Sixties icons and have assessed the state of the market for you. Which should you buy now?

  • SWVA JULY SALE REVIEW

    SWVA JULY SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 15th August 2019

    The SWVA July sale had a full catalogue of 81 classics under the hammer at its Poole base on July 26, with everything from bargains to prestige.