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    TVR to take over MG ?

    Auto Express report.

    One is on the up, the other is currently down and out - but are two of the most famous sports car manufacturers in Britain about to join forces?

    Rumours are rife that TVR bosses are poised to launch an audacious bid to take what's left of MG from the gloom of the administrator and restart production. But that's not all; the plan would see the firm quitting its seaside factory in Blackpool, Lancashire, and moving lock, stock and barrel to the mothballed Longbridge site in Birmingham.

    The amazing story is one of several in circulation about what's going to happen to MG Rover and its axed workforce. But this prediction of the future has been given a boost in credibility from an unlikely but highly placed source. Auto Express has learned that one of the most senior people involved with the failed Midlands company has thrown his weight behind the deal. He won't go public with his views, but is understood to have first-hand evidence of the ambitious plan.
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    Read this yesterday - I so wish it will happen but it feels like an autoexpress bit of jackanory to me

    Would be bloody brilliant to have TVR's being made just up the road
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    http://www.sptimes.ru/archive/times/...ws/b_15595.htm
    all those mentioned could be in the running in taking over the plant in part or in whole.

    TVR still seems the frontrunner
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    This would be great for the British car industry if it is true and goes ahead.

    I hope it's not a rumour that doesn't happen.

    The demise of MG is sad with all their history, for it to be reborn under TVR. Fingers Crossed.

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    hang on, so TVR wants to buy the factory and use it for just for the production of TVRs

    or they also intend to buy the MG brand name as well?

    risky, guess that russian can afford to rejuveniate the brand with some new products. which means dropping everything other than the little sports car MGF thingy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete
    Rumours are rife that TVR bosses are poised to launch an audacious bid to take what's left of MG from the gloom of the administrator and restart production. But that's not all; the plan would see the firm quitting its seaside factory in Blackpool, Lancashire, and moving lock, stock and barrel to the mothballed Longbridge site in Birmingham.
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    It could make MG more of an exclusive brand again.

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    cool

    i wouldnt mind a zr with a speed 12 in it
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    TVR and Rover have worked together before - maybe they'll bring back the Rover V8. Now that'd be cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZS
    TVR and Rover have worked together before - maybe they'll bring back the Rover V8. Now that'd be cool.

    Werent they both part of the British leyland company at one stage??? or am i gettin totally mixed up and talking crap???

    Would love to see MG saved from the depths of dspair and brought back!! I reckon TVR could breathe New life into the MG Cars (and sort out the build quality issues)
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    i so wish that they would take MG over just think of a MGF with a nice TVR engine in

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