Roewe MG6 Turbo: Four-Door Coupe Heads To EuropeWes Siler4/20/09 12:00pmFiled to: shanghai auto showRoewe MG6 TurboMg mg6mg6roeweSaicRoewe MG6MG6 Turborover 75roewe 5502009 Shanghai Auto Show35EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Based on the sporty Roewe 550 sedan, which is in turn based on the Rover 75, the MG6 Turbo is expected to return the engineered-in-England platform to Europe's wet shores. The Rover 75 was a semi-successful last gasp before Rover collapsed and Roewe stepped in. Now, SAIC has returned the brand to the UK, selling the MG TF in small numbers as a way to warm Brits to the idea of a Chinese owned company. This MG6 Turbo could be the first mainstream model to cross the channel in large numbers. Advertisement Advertisement Equipped with a development of the turbocharged 1.8-liter k-series engine, the Roewe MG6 Turbo uses the FWD version of the Rover 75 chassis. That chassis should mean the Chinese-built car will sail through EU crash tests, the 75 excelled in them, only failing to receive Euro NCAP's first 5-star rating due the lack of standard-fit head airbags.This year is the 85th anniversary of the MG brand, expect SAIC to rush the MG6 to England in an effort to capitalize on that publicity.