What Could Have Been?: Sketches of MG Product Plan Surface

It was said that as MG Rover was in its death throes, the company's design team, under the guidance of chief Peter Stevens, was busy cranking out a bunch of new designs for prospective buyer Shanghai Automotive — likely to express the viability of keeping the company's studio intact. Now, Stevens — who recently penned Prodrive's Impreza-powered P2 prototype — has released some sketches of the cars his team proposed. One, a new Midget may have been based on the company's TF sportster. Another, a front-engined roadster, quite possibly could have worn an Austin-Healey badge. While the latter might one day surface in an Austin-Healey revival, we're not betting our boots of Spanish leather on a rebirth anytime soon.

Revealed: secret designs for missing MGs [Leftlane News]

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