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Power to the people – MG4 XPOWER review

MG4 XPOWER review NZ

With his Che Guevara posters and black beret, Wolfie Smith (from late 70s British Sitcom ‘Citizen Smith’), was a revolutionary that wanted ‘power to the people’. Sure some of his exploits were slightly awry, but he was a champion of the people and always brought a smile to my face – just like MG4 XPOWER! […]

MG ZS rEVisited – MG ZS EV review NZ

2023 MG ZS EV review NZ

I was last behind the wheel of the much improved MG ZS EV in late September while attending the New Zealand launch, and it’s fair to say that my first impressions of the revamped all-electric SUV were excellent. But how would it hold up to more thorough scrutiny? MG New Zealand felt I should find […]

New MG ZS EV – Launch and First Drive

New MG ZS EV review NZ

As a brand, car maker MG has seen a lot of changes over its ninety plus years, but its latest focus has it very charged up. We were invited to the Hyatt Auckland NZ to hear all about where the brand is headed and to drive their greatly improved, new MG ZS EV. Firstly the […]

Electric Essence – 2022 MG HS PHEV Review

The MG HS has now joined the plug-in electric fraternity. The mid-sized HS has already proved immensely popular with consumers, now the addition of a plug-in variant is shaping up to becoming another very strong seller in New Zealand. Therefore, thanks to MG Motor New Zealand through CMG Motors in Christchurch, I decided to see […]

Core Value: 2022 MG3 Core Review

Whatever you may think of MG’s new car range under Chinese ownership, you can’t look past the fact that every single model offers some degree of value for money. However, with the smallest new MG, the MG3, value is top of the list. The entry level MG3 Core is now New Zealand’s most affordable new […]

Cheap as Chips – MG3 Auto review NZ

MG3 auto review NZ

‘Cheap as Chips’ is an idiom that best describes something that’s inexpensive and when it comes to chips/fries, rather tasty. Of course in NZ this has been shortened to ‘cheap as’ but when it comes to the automotive industry, it’s been brought to life in the new MG3, and MG New Zealand let us review […]

Hybrid HS – MG HS PLUS EV PHEV review


As some of us will still remember, the MG Motor company was formed back in 1924. It was founded in what I like to think was a tin shed in England by car designer Cecil Kimber who (under the MG badge) went on to make some iconic British sportscars. The ‘new’ iteration of the MG […]

MG Motor reveals exciting new initiatives for NZ


PRESS RELEASE MG Motor has unveiled a range of ambitious future goals for the rapidly growing brand, including an all-new warranty offering, new drive-away pricing strategy, a new major sports partnership as well asannouncement of dealer-driven community engagement initiatives. “MG Motor has worked very hard in Australia over the last two years to build its […]