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Monthly Archives: August 2016

15 Aug 16 | Car Club News

Golfer sinks a hole-in-one and wins an MG3

Richard Donovan (left) receives the keys to his brand new MG3 from Nathaniel Car Sales Managing Director Wayne Griffiths. When Richard Donovan entered a charity golf tournament, little did he know he would be on his way to winning a brand new car. The Bridgend County Civic Charity Appeals Standing Committee and the Mayor of […]

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12 Aug 16 | Car Club News

August in MG history

Once in a while we like to take a trip down memory lane in MG’s vast history. In August 1956 EX179 was driven by Ken Miles and Johnny Lockett on Bonneville Salt Flats to take 16 international 1500cc Class ‘E’ speed records, including 170.15mph (273.82km/h) for 10 miles (16.09km) and 141.71mph (228.05km/h) over 12 hours. […]

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11 Aug 16 | MG News

MG dealer makes sales while the sun shines

Most people just bring a stick of rock back from their holidays. But tourists visiting Devon are taking larger souvenirs home – MG cars! Blights MG in Bideford, north Devon, is developing a thriving business in selling the latest MG cars to visitors to the holiday resort who to find the dealership by chance. General […]

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11 Aug 16 | Car Club News

MG Car Club reaches 15,000 likes on Facebook

Today the MG Car Club has reached a social media milestone – 15,000 likes on Facebook. A huge thank you goes to everyone around the world who has supported the page throughout the last six-and-a-half-years that it has been running.

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10 Aug 16 | MG News

MG taking the cars to the people

With an aggressive network development and sales plan in place for 2016, MG Motor are covering plenty of ground ensuring as many people as possible get a look at their cars. MG’s events team have a full programme mapped out showcasing the popular supermini, the MG3, and the newly launched SUV, the MG GS, in […]

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9 Aug 16 | MG News

MG Motor’s sales drive accelerates

MG Motor UK has hit the 2,000 sales mark for 2016 despite new car demand levelling in July. Since the MG GS launched in June, customers have been flocking to dealerships and snapping up the latest addition even before the new registration plate in September. The sales of this affordable SUV have helped boost MG’s […]

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9 Aug 16 | Car Club News

Croft Nostalgia Festival 2016 photos

Below are a selection of photos from the Croft Nostalgia Weekend that took place on the 6th and 7th June. MGCC members should keep an eye out for the report which will be in September’s issue of Safety Fast!

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3 Aug 16 | Car Club News

Kimber House at Croft Nostalgia Festival

In conjunction with the MGCC Tyne Tees Centre, this weekend Kimber House will be making the journey up north to one of the country’s most loved nostalgia events – the Croft Nostalgia Festival. Across two action packed days, the event will include racing from the MGCC Midget and Sprite Challenge alongside other historic series’, over […]

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2 Aug 16 | MG News

MG snaps up Swansea dealer

With an ex-football team chairman at the helm of MG Motor’s newest dealer, it’s fair to say they’re in safe hands and well versed in tackling the competition. In 1986, Robert Jones opened Panda Motors in Swansea after his stint as Chairman for Swansea City Football Club. Since then, the dealership has operated as a […]

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1 Aug 16 | Car Club News

MG Car Club Notices

The MG Car Club would like to provide some updates on the October Council Meeting, the website and Kimber House.

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