It's good to read the views of an MG6 owner with a family. I agree with all that you say, especially the comparison with the ZS rather than the ZT. Even the early ZT interiors were a bit of a let down by comparison with top of the range 75s to my eyes, I always wanted a combination of the two, but then I'm in my mid 60s!
The wacky Icon concept at Beijing looks like the one that could really put the MG brand back on the map as a competitor for the Nissan Juke - which has an owners club
An MG Freelander would do me just fine.