2001 – 2005 MG ZT – Top Speed

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2001 – 2005 MG ZT

on 03.2.2007 19:00 by Simona

The MG ZT is a version of the Rover 75 executive produced by MG at their Longbridge in Birmingham. They also estate versions of the vehicle, to as the MG ZT-T. Styling is similar to the 75, although springs and chassis modifications for a far firmer ride.

Production of the ceased in 2005 amidst turmoil at MG Rover.

The MG ZT seamlessly sophistication with the kind of pleasure that is drawn from MG#8217;s racing and heritage. You don#8217;t park an MG, you allow it to rest until time. You see, for the driver, enjoyment, power and affordability MG a choice from the heart as much as the head.

MG ZT has been by integrating exceptional engines an extraordinary chassis and suspension to deliver a car of outstanding dynamic

Feed an MG ZT through a tightening and the combination of balance and grip demonstrate that ZT can be both a cruiser and a sporting thoroughbred.

The new MG ZT a statement telling you that the #8217;subtle#8217; isn`t in its vocabulary. The #8217;muscular#8217; definitely is though. As are than life#8217;, #8217;imposing#8217;, #8217;breathtaking#8217; and #8217;motorsport-inspired#8217;.

Everything the sleek bumpers to the alloy imposing mesh grille and headlamps display a bold and stance that perfectly the driving experience.

MG ZT 260

The impressive 4.6 V8 engine in the MG ZT 260 delivers a uniquely muscular interpretation of true performance. You#8217;ll love the you#8217;re a mind-blowing 6.2 seconds from reaching 60mph rest, with a top speed of an (electronically limited) 155mph. is the only word.

Rob Oldaker, MG Rover Group#8217;s Development Director, commented: The MG ZT 260 V8 our commitment to deliver cars of pedigree and character. This is a rewarding car to drive. Our choice of a torquey engine has been as this is a deceptively quick and cross-country car.

The more you it, the more you appreciate its unique car#8217; character that in the face of our competitors#8217; trend buzzy high-revving engines.

The ZT 260 Ford#8217;s proven 4.6-litre V8 widely used in North to power the iconic Ford Modifications have been to the powertrain to assist in packaging the while MG#8217;s engineers also developed new intake, and emissions control systems to the vehicle complies with European noise legislation no loss of power or torque. A new engine calibration helps the car exceeds current European legislation.

The exhaust system, twinned for of the length of the car, is distinguished by new Outside the system produces a V8 burble, while inside the remains quiet until by the throttle when it resounds to the note of a true thoroughbred.

Free In Car Telephone Kits

It was a good idea to drive one hand and use your mobile with the other. But soon, the for doing so will increase Heavier fines and penalty on the driver#8217;s licence are the likely of present proposals before

Mindful of this – and of – MG ZT now comes pre-wired for the integration of a range of optional hands-free telephone kits, to MG and which work with 90% of the handsets currently in use. is quick and easy – and MG Dealer will advise on and suitable options.

History and model range

In 3 years after the launch of the 75 and less than a year the de-merger of MG Rover from the MG ZT and MG ZT-T were launched. During the development, the models were X10 and X11 for the sedan and estate versions The design of the car was based on the Rover 75 but a more aggressive and sporting

Peter Stevens, designer of the F1, took the lead role in the design.

In 2003, the 260+ of the car was launched (codenamed X12 and X13 for the saloon and versions respectively), utilising a 4.6 V8 from a Ford Mustang. The also had to be converted from drive to rear-wheel drive, and was engineered by motorsport and engineering Prodrive. The 4.6 version is regarded as a Q-car.

Also in 2003, the MG ZT-T became the Fastest Estate car / Station with a top speed of 225.609 mph km/h). It achieved this at annual Bonneville Speed Nationals, on the Salt Flats in USA.

In early 2004, MG the design of the ZT and ZT-T to a less look at the same time as the 75.

MG ZT range

There are three trim levels in the MG ZT range, exceptional choice and value. a model below to find out or alternatively compare all models on the MG ZT table.

MG ZT – features

Four airbags; driver, and seat side airbags

Electric front and rear

Air conditioning with pollen

Sports styled shaped


17 inch 5-spoke alloys

with 6 speaker system

MG ZT+ additonal features to ZT:

ATC air conditioning pollen filter

18 inch Spoke alloys

Sports seats in Axis part trim

SmartNav with MG Assist

6 disc CD autochanger

MG ZT SE additional features to ZT+:


Cruise control

18 Apex alloys

Message including Traffic Alert

Navigation including TV

Black seats; front electric and

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