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New MG Cyberster to lead 100 years of MG celebrations at Salon Privé London

The dramatic new MG Cyberster electric sports car will lead celebrations for 100 years of the famous MG brand at this week’s Salon Privé London Royal Hospital Chelsea spectacular, which runs from April 18-20. It will be one of the first public opportunities to officially see the new car up close, ahead of its official […]

MG 100 ‘Cavalcade’ – John O’Groats to Land’s End

MG Car Club MG 100 ‘Cavalcade’ John O’Groats to Land’s End Tuesday 30th April to Saturday 25th May Fundraising for Alzheimers Society & Lupus UK As the MG Car Club continues the celebration of 100 years of MG in 2024, for the enjoyment of Club members and the wider general public, our goal is to [...]

April SafetyFast! online now

The April edition of Safety Fast! is available for members online now, so here’s a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. April Features CAVALCADE NEWSFinal information on the MG100 Cavalcade that sets off on April 30 MG ABINGDON – CHANGING TIMESThe tenth part of a series of articles covering the Oxford and Abingdon history of MG […]

Sally Silcock

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Sally Silcock, a beloved member of the MG Car Club and dedicated Secretary of the T Register. Sally’s sudden passing has left us all in shock, and our hearts go out to her life partner, Bill, during this difficult time. Bill extends an invitation […]

March 2024 Safety Fast available now

The March issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online, so here’s a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. MG ABINGDON – NEW HORIZONS PART 2Part nine of a series of articles covering the history of MG 1965 MG MIDGET ‘6 GRX’The potted history of the Works MG Midget, raced at the Bridgehampton Double 500 […]

Global Premiere of the all-new MG3

The all-new MG3 is a technologically advanced hybrid supermini, offering a combination of performance, efficiency, and refinement. Two specifications will be available in the UK at launch, each sharing the all-new Hybrid+ powertrain. MG’s work on this hybrid system sees a larger battery fitted, and a more powerful electric motor, compared to the rest of [...]

Reis Race Retro 2024 Cancelled

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM REIS RACE RETRO 2024 It is with great sadness Clarion Events Ltd and Stoneleigh Park announces the cancellation of this year’s highly anticipated Reis Race Retro event, which was due to take place on February 23-25 2024. Following extensive discussions and in consultation with the Warwickshire District Council Safety Advisory Group and […]

Club Expo 2024

A record turnout of over 150 clubs were represented at the FBHVCs annual Club Expo conference, held at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon. Club Expo is where UK historic vehicle clubs come together to share ideas with other clubs and listen to various presentations throughout the day in plenary style. This year’s presentations included Peter […]

The February 2024 Safety Fast is available now

The February issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online, so here’s a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. CAVALCADE NEWSAn update on the MG100 John O’Groats to Lands End Cavalcade, taking place on April 30 – May 25 MG ABINGDON – NEW HORIZONS Part eight of a series of articles covering the history of […]

Hire the John Thornley Suite

The MG Car Club’s John Thornley Suite, a self-contained conference facility is now available for hire. Bookable by the day, half day or by the hour, it is suitable for meetings, presentations, classes and more. Find out more about the John Thornley Suite

MGLive! 2024 Statement

The MG Car Club Council, formed of representatives of all Centres, Registers and Branches, reluctantly, but generally, took the decision that the Club shall cease planning and arranging race meetings because of the increasingly serious financial risks involved. A vote was cast and it was agreed on at the Council meeting held in October 2023. […]

Inter-club International Weekend

Excitement is building as discounted early bird tickets are now on sale for the innovative Inter-club International Weekend event. Club members are encouraged to book as soon as possible, as the early-bird discounts will close on the 29th February. The massive car club member discounts can be obtained by inputting your club discount code at [...]

Bumper December/January Safety Fast! out now

The bumper festive December 2023/January 2024 issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online. Here’s a taste of what’s included. MG 100 CAVALCADEAn event from John O’Groats to Lands End in 2024, promoting the centenary of MG MG ABINGDON – A NEW BEGINNINGThe seventh part of a series of articles covering the history of MG FAILING TO […]

Ex MG Factory Workers reunion

On December 7th, The MG Car Club held its annual Christmas gathering of ex Abingdon MG factory workers at its headquarters Kimber House, which is a stone’s throw away from the old MG factory site. As 80 ex MG factory workers descended on Kimber House from all over the country, old friendships were renewed, and [...]

MG celebrates sales success and awards triumph

The MG4 EV has sold more than 20,000 units in 2023 to date, reaching the milestone in November, and securing two more awards in the process. New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the multi-award winning EV finished the month as the second best-selling electric car in November 2023, […]

The European Event of the Year 2024!

The EEOTY 2024 is being organised by the MG Car Club Luxembourg and will take place from Thursday 1 – Sunday 4 August. The event will be centred around the Parc Hotel Alvisse in Dommeldange. Dommeldange is a district of the capital city of Luxembourg and is only a few minutes away from the A1 […]

Top Awards go to the Club

The Club has secured two prestigious awards against stiff opposition. The first was from the Octane Historic Motoring Awards held at the Dorchester Hotel on November 15 and was presented for ‘Club of the Year’. The key factor for this award was the MG and Triumph 100 event at Silverstone. The second was the ‘Motoring Spectacle [...]

Welcome home Lal Pari

The MG Car Club of Abingdon welcomed Daman Thakore, an Ahmedabad based businessman, and his family, who had covered a 7500-mile journey from India, driving his 1950 MG Y Type Tourer, to bring it back to its birthplace in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Family members consisted of his 75-year old Father, his 21-year-old Daughter together with friends [...]

The November 2023 edition of Safety Fast! is online

The November issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online, so we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. MG ABINGDON – A NEW BEGINNINGPart six of a series of articles covering the history of MG AN ADVENTURE TO ROME IN 1977 – PART IPaul Ireland regales us with tales of […]

October 2023 issue of Safety Fast! is available now

The October issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online, so we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. MG Abingdon – a new directionThe fifth article by Peter Neal covering the history of MG Modern MG at the races – part twoIan Pogson regales us with stories showing the spread […]

British adventurers embark on epic 10,000 mile EV road trip to Shanghai

Two identical twin adventurers have embarked on unique seven-month journey from London to Shanghai, that will see them reinvent the Silk Road for the 21st century by travelling 10,000 miles across continents in an electric MG.  The Devon-born brothers, Ross and Hugo Turner, whose expeditions include rowing across the Atlantic Ocean and traversing Greenland’s Ice […]

MG Motor enjoys triple win at What Car? Awards

MG Motor UK is celebrating a triple win at the What Car? Electric Car Awards 2023, with two of its most popular all-electric models winning their respective categories at the prestigious ceremony.

September 2023 issue of Safety Fast! is available now

The September issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online, so we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. MG and Abingdon – A new directionPart four of a series of articles covering the history of MG Modern MG at the races – part oneIan Pogson regales us with stories showing […]

Rare archive photos of MG history on display at Beaulieu

The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu is celebrating a centenary of the MG car marque as it exhibits rarely seen archive photographs from the Museum’s collections.

Harris Mann 1938-2023: Goodbye to a Longbridge legend

The MG Car Club was sad to learn of the passing, aged 85, of one of the legends of Longbridge – Harris Mann.

MG4 EV gets extended range

MG Motor UK has revealed the official pricing and specification of its new MG4 EV Extended Range model, a highly capable long-distance EV that delivers up to 323 miles of zero emissions motoring.

August 2023 issue of Safety Fast! is available now

The August issue of Safety Fast! is available for members online, so we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. MG comes to AbingdonA three-part series of articles covering the history of MG An epic start Part four of Steve Jackman’s story of his introduction into Sprinting and Hill Climbing with […]

Goodwood Festival of Speed showcases MG Cyberster

MG Motor UK has showed off the exciting new Cyberster sports car this week at Goodwood Festival of Speed. It’s the car’s global public debut in motion as the all-new EV roadster proves its performance credentials by taking on the iconic hill climb at the festival.

Members driving to France warned over clean air fines

Any member considering driving in France this summer should be aware of a growing number of low-emmision zones in cities including Paris, Rouen, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Montpellier, Lyon and Grenoble. Read more about this here, including information on how to acquire an emissions sticker, if you need one.

MG Car Club launches new digital memberships

The historic vehicle community that we are a major part of, has never been healthier in the UK. The movement continues to evolve by embracing the opportunities that modern technology and digital means of communication have to offer.  For MG fans, the backbone of the community has been, and remains, the MG Car Club. The club […]

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New club manager announced for MG Car Club

Andy Knott has been appointed as Club Manager for the MG Car Club.

MG Cyberster photo shoot with club member’s MGB

A special preview event showcasing the pre-production design model of MG’s exciting new sports car was held at the SAIC design studios in Marylebone, London. A photo shoot was also held in Oxfordshire to capture the launch photos for the MG Cyberster, and the MG Car Club were present with an MGB to show our support.

Memorable merchandise for a momentous occasion

The MG Car Club and Standard Triumph Forum of clubs have launched the first of what will be many quality merchandise products to celebrate the MG and Triumph 100 festival of celebration to be held at Silverstone Circuit over the weekend of 10-11 June. Initially launching with a show goers favourite, the Polo shirt in […]

MG Motor unveil Cyberster at Shanghai Motor Show!

An exciting new chapter in the MG story has just been announced at Auto Shanghai 2023 with the company officially confirming production plans of its unique high-performance EV sports car – Cyberster.

Prostate Cancer UK announced as official charity for MG and Triumph 100

Click to donate now, or buy your tickets the show and support throughout the weekend.

MG4 wins UK Car of the Year 2023!

The MG4 EV has been named as UK Car of the Year 2023, with a panel of experts selecting the all-electric hatchback as the best new car on sale in the UK today.

Centenary California Cup AutoTest entries open now!

The California Cup and other AutoTest classes are all available to enter now!

MG and Triumph Spares Day – the 2023 return!

This long-standing event has been the season opener in the calendar for MG and Triumph enthusiasts for more than two decades and on 12th February 2023 made a welcome return after three years.

MG4 wins ‘What Car? Car of the Year’ Award

The MG4 EV has been named ‘Best Small EV’ at the 2023 What Car? Car of the Year awards, a prestigious ceremony which celebrates the best cars currently on sale.

Behind the scenes at the MG Motor dealer’s conference

MG Motor UK congratulated its network of 156 dealerships following another record year in 2022, where the company secured its position as the fastest growing mainstream car brand for a second time.

Russ Swift Precision Stunt Team to wow the crowds at Silverstone for MG & Triumph 100

The Russ Swift Precision Driving Team will be back by popular demand at MG and Triumph 100, Silverstone this year! Taking place over the weekend of the 10-11 June 2023, this historic event is not to be missed and now, with the world’s best known stunt driver joining us, there is even more excitement to look forward to! What’s more is that he will be showing off his stunt driving skills using MGs!

MG Car Club needs your feedback

Take part in our latest members’ survey! As you may have read in December’s Safety Fast! Magazine, we are requesting your input regarding the support and services provided by your local centre and vehicle register.  Your input directly influences how the Club plans activities and support for the year ahead. The survey is short and only […]

MG and Triumph 100 tickets now on sale with early bird savings!

Join us to celebrate the centenary of MG and Triumph at this event hosted by the MG Car Club at Silverstone, the home of British motorsport and of course, MG Live!

MG4 scoops nine industry awards following launch

The all-electric MG4 is ending its debut year on a high, receiving awards from some of the UK’s leading motoring experts recognising its generous equipment levels, practicality, dynamic handling and for also being the best-value EV currently on sale.

The Classic, Silverstone rebrands to “Silverstone Festival” for 2023.

A new look and new features for this milestone in the classic car calendar.

MG Motor continues to be the UK’s fastest growing car brand

MG sold over 38,300 cars in the first nine months of 2022, making them the UK’s 12th best-selling manufacturer

MG ZS EV named ‘Best Family Electric Car’ at 2023 Carbuyer Awards

MG Motor UK is celebrating another win at the annual Carbuyer Best Car Awards, with its MG ZS EV named ‘best family electric car’ for 2023.

60th Anniversary MGB event – Gaydon

Huge numbers of MGB fans attended a momentous celebration of MG’s biggest-selling model of all time, at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon on Sunday 25 September. The occasion marks six decades of the nation’s favourite classic car and is hosted by the MGB Register of the MG Car Club and the MGOC. The reasons for The MGB’s popularity are easy […]

MGB60 announce prizes on offer for display vehicles – could you be a winner?

Could you be a winner at MGB60?

Kimber House reopens its doors after funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Closed for Queen Elizabeth II funeral

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

The MG Car Club wishes to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Royal Family following the passing of the country’s Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second.

Midland Centre Autumn Trial and Taster Trial open for entries NOW!

Midland Centre Autumn Trial and Taster Trial takes place on the 25th September 2022 and you can get your entries in now to join them for a great day of grass roots motorsport.

The Classic, Silverstone celebrates the MGB

The MG Car Club were out in force at The Classic, Silverstone as the event marked 60 years of the MGB.

1965 MG EX234 Prototype Roadster for sale at auction

A unique MG prototype has been announced for sale at Bonhams Auctions. It’s three previous owners have only covered 6,563 miles since the car was built and it’s well documented history would suggest that this is an important piece of MG’s history It represents a ‘might have been’ moment in the history of MG. Its […]

MG Motor launch striking new MG4

MG is announcing more specifications of its all-new, much-anticipated MG4 EV – an all-electric hatchback dedicated to offering customers space, technology, affordability and driving quality. The all-electric hatchback range promises to offer UK customers affordable zero emissions motoring without compromise. Three specifications will be offered at launch – the MG4 EV SE Standard Range, the SE Long […]

Triumph and MG Weekend 2022 – CANCELLED

It is with deep regret that we must announce that the 2022 Triumph and MG Weekend, due to be held over the weekend of 19-21 August, has been cancelled.

Motorsport legend Paddy Hopkirk dies at 89

A friend to the MG Car Club and a hero of millions, we say goodbye to a legend.

MG Motor attends Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022

MG Motor UK has been showing off the latest all-electric offering at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022, where they offered visitors the chance to be among the first to see the new MG5 EV. The first official UK viewing since MG Live! at Silverstone took place on the event’s new ‘Electric Avenue’ feature, with the […]

MG AutoTest, California Cup and AutoSOLO results from MG Live!

A full and detailed report and images will appear in July’s Safety Fast Magazine, but the results at MG Live! 2022 were as follows:

MG Live Concours D’Elegance, Pride of Ownership and Trophy winners announced

There was a great selection of MGs from many eras entered for Pride of Ownership and Concours D’Elegance during MGLive! 2022. The winners and second place runners up were announced at 4pm on the Moss Village Green, in front of the live stage and broadcast across the site via the event’s Big Screen TV.  The […]

The Four Points Challenge: Driving an MGA to Extremes for the Riders That Save Lives

Charlotte Vowden, with her father Steve as co-driver and co-navigator, are preparing to drive a 61-year-old MGA Roadster to the four furthest points of mainland UK in 48 hours, covering an approximate distance of 2,000 miles – without stopping. The endeavour, that will be entirely self-organised, aims to raise £2,000 for charity on this exciting […]

MG Live! announces official charity for 2022 event

Each year, the world’s largest MG event picks an official charity to raise money for throughout the weekend. This year, we are proud to announce that our official charity will be the UK Sepsis Trust.

Calling all Longbridge cars

An amazing opportunity to make your Longbridge built MG and star!

40% off entry to the Silverstone Interactive Museum at MG Live!

Silverstone Interactive Museum is an immersive half day journey through the past, present and future of British motor racing and the historic racing circuit. You will discover everything from medieval monks to WW2 Wellington Bombers and the design and engineering principles that underpin racing cars and motorcycles. With over 60 interactive exhibits, children and grown-ups […]

MG Car Club announces new Club Manager – Mike Stafford

Mike has been caretaking the role of Club Manager at the MG Car Club for a few months now and with a successful Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show behind him, he has good reason to look happy!  This week, the MG Car Club is pleased to announce that Mike Stafford has been appointed […]

MG Car Club jointly wins National Car Club of the Year

Awarded to MG Car Club, TR Register and TSSC for the inaugural Triumph and MG Weekend.

Have your say on the future of the MG Car Club

We will be running three short surveys for the MG Car Club’s membership. The first, intends to better understand membership demographics, your interests and preferences. This will help guide the MG Car Club’s expansion of its benefits. Completed survey’s will be entered into a random draw with the winder receiving £50 to spend at The […]

Football star takes delivery of new electric MG

Liverpool FC’s star midfielder, Thiago Alcântara, has taken delivery of a brand new MG ZS EV Trophy Long Range – and doesn’t he look pleased with it!

MG Live! tickets are on sale now!

Tickets for the world’s largest celebration of MGs are on sale now!

Announcing MG 40 incorporating MG Saloon Day

The MG Car Club is looking forward to a year of celebration to commemorate 40 years since the dawn of the post-Abingdon era of MG badged cars.

Tickets selling fast as excitement for MGB 60th anniversary event builds

Tickets selling fast as new rally plate goes on sale.

New Standard Range model joins MG ZS EV line-up

MG Motor UK has announced further details of the great value New MG ZS EV Standard Range.

John Inness

It is with great sadness that the MG Car Club have to report the passing of John Inness. John was a familiar face at many of the shows that the MG Car Club attended, and over the 17 years he was working for the MG Car Club John, together with his wife Jen, had become […]

Basil Wales 1934 – 2022

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of former BMC Special Tuning Manager and lifelong MG enthusiast Basil Wales. After a short illness, Basil died peacefully on January 12 with his wife Valerie by his side. Basil’s funeral will be limited to family and very close friends but a memorial will be […]

MG and Triumph Spares Day ‘postponed’ for 2022

Unfortunately due to the persistence of COVID-19 and with your wellbeing our primary concern, we have taken the decision to postpone the MG & Triumph Spares Day show until further notice. We will advise you on the new date as soon as we have it. Thanks for your understanding, stay safe.

Vacancy at the MG Car Club

Based: Abingdon, Oxfordshire.  Working: Full – time. The MG Car Club is one of the world’s oldest car clubs, recently celebrating over 90 years welcoming MG owners and friends to the Club from around the world. An opportunity exists to help move the forward in the position of Club Manager. Based at the Club’s headquarters in Abingdon, […]

MGCC announces ‘carbon offset’ scheme with FBHVC

Mike Haughton MGCC Director says, “The MG Car Club, as a member of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Cubs is pleased to announce that we have developed a ‘Carbon Offset’ scheme that may be of interest to members – unless of course you already have an MG ZS EV or MG 5! It is […]

MG ZS EV named Car of the Year by DrivingElectric.

The MG ZS EV has scooped a brace of trophies in the 2022 DrivingElectric Awards, including the coveted overall Car of the Year prize.

MG’s new ZS EV and website arrives, leading to record sales!

It’s amazing, at a time when the automotive industry is taking a real beating, somehow MG, our beloved car brand, keeps on growing.

New acting Club Manager announcement

The MG Car Club is pleased to announce that we have a new acting Club Manager. Mike Stafford will covering the role on Tuesday & Wednesday each week at Kimber House. We welcome Mike to the team and wish him every success. David Tynan. MG Car Club Chairman.

Kimber House closed to visitors

Due to the current ongoing building works and rise in coronavirus cases we have taken the difficult decision to close Kimber House to guests until mid-February. We thank you for your understanding David Tynan. MG Car Club Chairman

Roy Locock has stood down as acting club manager

Roy Locock has stood down as acting club manager at the request of the EC due to ill health. The EC and I thank Roy for his support and efforts managing the Club & Team at Kimber House over the last few months. David Tynan – Chairman MGCC

FBHVC position statement on the Future of Transport Regulatory Review

The FBHVC (Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs) has been in dialogue with the Department for Transport regarding the recently released proposals within the DfT’s Future of Transport Regulatory Review.

John Venables 1937 – 2021

I first met John (JV) back in the 1960’s at the Oxford Motor Club. Although he owned many cars over the years from a Mini Cooper, Ford Cortina, AH Sprite, Morgan plus many others, his main interest in the early days was motor bike scrambling and he owned a motorbike up until the early 2000’s. […]

Business car awards name MG as ‘Best Value’ at awards

MG5 wins at Business awards

Refreshed ZS EV to join MG Motor UK line-up

MG Motor has pulled the wraps off the New MG ZS EV, which arrives in the brand’s dealerships in November 2021.

SAIC Design in London reveals new MG MAZE concept

SAIC Design has pulled the wraps off a new MG concept to mark its third anniversary and explore a vision of future urban mobility. Is this what the MGs of the future might look like? Looking as wacky and as futuristic as the MG EX-E concept of the 1980s once looked , the MG Maze […]

MG Motor UK beats 2020 sales volumes and surpasses 20,000 sales in the UK so far in 2021

MG Motor UK has smashed its 2020 sales record in September, with the 20,000th new MG of 2021 sold, achieving a new milestone for the UK’s fastest-growing car brand. The 20,000th car – a Battersea Blue MG ZS – was sold privately by OC Davis MG of Camarthen, taking the brand above the landmark figure for the […]

Enter our AutoSOLO for all MGs at the MG Social, Gaydon

MGCC are running a Clubman’s AutoSOLO at Gaydon as part of the MG Car Club Social on the 9th October 2021 at the British Motor Museum. Run on a smooth tarmac surface, this event is designed to encourage those perhaps new to AutoSOLOS to have a go at this most affordable form of motorsport, not […]

MG X Power SV line up wows Hampton Court Palace Concours

Last year we had the “Magnificent Seven” so it was good to see an increase this year to “Ocean’s Eleven”.

September issue of Safety Fast! out now

The September issue of Safety Fast! has arrived on the doorsteps of members, so we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine. The story of MGV 856 – an MGRV8 GT MGF25 event report Marvellous Malvern event report MGTF seats re-sprung MGCC racers at Silverstone and Curborough Sprint  And we have […]

New MG dealerships open in both the North and South of the UK as expansion continues.

The manufacturer continues to expand across the UK

Massive shipment of MGs arrives in the UK

MG Motor has seen its biggest ever shipment of new cars arrive in the UK at Bristol’s Portbury Docks, eclipsing the previous shipment of 2,000 vehicles which arrived in October 2020. A total of 2,892 new MGs arrived at the port in August 2021 as the rapidly growing brand gears up for a busy September, […]

E10 fuel – what you need to know

After an extensive consultation process, the Department for Transport has introduced legislation to mandate E10 petrol as the standard 95-octane petrol grade as of the 1 September 2021 and in Northern Ireland, this will happen in early 2022.  They will also require the higher-octane 97+ ‘Super’ grades to remain E5 to provide protection for our […]

Concours D’Elegance and Pride of Ownership winners 2021

Key amongst the events at the Triumph and MG Weekend was our Concours D’ Elegance (Non-Standard) and Pride of Ownership Competitions which provided MG owners with the opportunity to showcase not only their own pride and joy, but also take home some wet deserved silverware!  The list of winners scooping a prize is as follows: Highly Commended (Pride of Ownership) Paul […]

MG Artwork competition winners revealed

Throughout the weekend, all our entrants into the MG Artwork competition that we ran through this e-newsletter between April and June this year were displayed in our very own Members’ Gallery. The amazing artworks provided a stunning backdrop to the Concours D’Elegance and Pride of Ownership displays throughout the Triumph and MG Weekend. As the concluding part of the Live Arena […]

Graham Robson 1936 – 2021

Many in the world of motoring and motorsport have lost a good friend with the death of Graham Robson on 6 August 2021. He enjoyed a busy professional life which continued right up until his passing. Graham Robson wrote over 169 books, some published in several other languages, and countless newspaper and magazine features, which must have made […]

Record breaking market share for MG in July

MG Motor has achieved another best month for market share in July, taking nearly 2% of the UK car market – a record for the brand.

Safety Fast! – August issue now available

With the August issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

Paddy (Arthur Patrick) Willmer

It is with sadness that we have to report the passing of Paddy Willmer. The MG Car Club send their condolences to his family.

Back for 2021, the MGCC Social

After its success in 2020, the MG Car Club Social is back for 2021! Nearly 200 MGs attended the event in 2020 at the British Motor Museum.

MG Motor and Wilsons open new dealership in Epsom

A strategically important new sales site is the latest development in MG Motor’s incredible growth, the brand has partnered with Wilsons of Epsom in Surrey.

MG ZS EV scoops top What Car? award

Leading consumer car expert What Car? has named the MG ZS EV as its best used electric small SUV in its Electric Car Awards.

FBHVC announces key stakeholder position within DVLA to assist with historic vehicle backlog

The Commons Select Committee for Transport met to question the DVLA on what their strategy is for overcoming the current backlog of over 1.4 million license applications. Also, to answer MPs questions around industrial disputes and staff shortages brought about by the pandemic.

MG5 EV goes even further to offer value for money

The MG5 EV is stretching its value for money even further with the introduction of a new longer-range model, which is on sale now.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 63 now available

In this episode, we speak to Chris Lewis who has an amazingly original MG Magnette. Plus we remember James Davis who sadly passed away this month.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 64 now available

In this episode, we speak to John Harris who has a stunningly gorgeous MG PA finished in two-tone blue. We asked him about his many years of ownership.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 62 now available

In this episode, we speak to MG Zed racer, Tylor Ballard who works on MGs during the day and at the weekend, competes in the MG Trophy Championship.

MG Motor breaks mid-year records

MG Motor has seen a 76.3% year-on-year growth in the UK at the midpoint of 2021, outselling its total 2019 volume by the end of June.

Cecil Kimber’s desk joins our archive collection

We’ve recently had one very special item join our archive, Cecil Kimber’s desk. The desk is in need of some restoration though, are you able to help?

MGCC Podcast – Episode 61 now available

In this episode, we speak to the current interim-General Manager of the MG Car Club Roy Locock. Roy drove his MG Midget on an epic around the world.

Safety Fast! – July issue now available

With the July issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 60 now available

In this episode, we talk to Sam Browne from Ridgard Seats, to learn more about the business and the history of Ridgard Seats from the new lady at the helm.

Lord Austin’s Office finds a new home at the British Motor Museum

The British Motor Museum and MG Motor UK have entered into an agreement which will ensure the long-term future of Lord Austin’s Office.

Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery – Member Offer

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery is an event not to be missed! MG Car Club members can benefit from a discount on tickets.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 59 now available

In this episode, we talk to Ian from Hydragas and Hydrolastic Service about how he invented a way to repair the Hydrolastic and Hydragas suspension systems.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 58 now available

In this episode, we are joined by Julia Dorsett from BeautifulClassics.UK, to learn about her fascinating story of being inspired by her Father’s passion.

Silverstone Interactive Museum – Member Offer

The Silverstone Interactive Museum is the place to visit if you’re a motorsport fan! MG Car Club members can benefit from a discount on entry tickets.

Austin Healey Club’s Collective Meeting, invitation to MGCC members

A two-day event celebrating the Healey heritage, open to all clubs, owners, and enthusiasts alike.

The California Cup is back!

The premier MG Car Club Autotest, the California Cup, takes place at the Inter-Club Triumph & MG Weekend on Saturday 14th August.

Britain’s fastest-growing car brand continues to break records

MG Motor has taken a market share of over 1.5% for the fourth month this year as the brand continues its incredible growth.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 57 now available

In this episode, we are joined by Steve Denton, a classic car YouTuber, to discuss the classic car world and find out more about Steve including his MGB.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 56 now available

In this episode, we are joined by Rich March, founder of UK Detailing who provides us an exclusive masterclass to get that professional polished look.

MG offers £750 incentive for electric car newcomers who test drive a new MG EV in June

Anybody who is sitting on the electric fence can get help in embracing the change thanks to MG Motor’s Electric for Everyone commitment.

MG Car Club: Motorsport

The MG Car Club has a newly appointed Board of Directors who are committed to continuing the 70-year tradition of running Race Meetings and Motorsport.

MG wins double honours in the Auto Trader new car awards

The MG ZS has taken the awards for Best Value New Car and Best Car for Dog Owners at the fifth-annual Auto Trader New Car Awards.

Track Parades return starting with the iconic Silverstone Grand Prix circuit

At the MG Car Club race meeting on June 12th & 13th, Members will have the opportunity to drive a lap of the Silverstone Grand Prix track.

John Sprinzel Tribute

The MG Car Club pays tribute to John Sprinzel, one of motorsports most friendly personalities, following the sad news of his passing.

Safety Fast! – June issue now available

With the June issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 55 now available

In this episode, Mark Baulch joins us from the paddock at Oulton Park to describe the atmosphere and racing action plus we catch up with Richard Woolmer.

Official Announcement from the Chairman

Adam Sloman has decided to leave the MG Car Club Ltd after more than 6 years as General Manager. I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his service to the MG Car Club and wish him all the best for the future. The General Manager role will now be filled by […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 54 now available

In this episode, we continue our talk with Jeff Coope from the British Motor Museum to hear about the specific MG exhibits that the museum has on offer.

FBHVC exceeds Drive it Day targets to fund a day of NSPCC Childline® operations for One Unforgettable Day

The FBHVC can announce that the funds raised so far now exceeds £30,000, with Childline® plate sales continuing for postponed or delayed events later in the year. The money was raised mainly through the sale of the official FBHVC Childline® Plates and donations. For more information view www.driveitday.co.uk where a gallery of images from 25th April 2021 can be seen.

FBHVC announces museum action plan with the release of a new interactive directory.

On the day Government implements the latest step in the removal of pandemic restrictions, allowing museums to re-open, the Federation has launched its Museum Action Plan, starting with the release of a new directory listing member organisations that are classed as museums.

Safety Fast! – May issue now available

With the May issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 53 now available

In this episode, we speak to Jeff Coope, Managing Director of the British Motor Museum for a teaser of some of the exciting exhibits you can see.

MG5 EV cleans up for value in Electrifying honours

The All New MG5 EV has won a second major honour, having been named as Best Value EV in the inaugural Electrifying.com awards.

MG Motor’s head of sales and marketing, Daniel Gregorious, has died after a short illness aged just 48.

The MG Car Club extends our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Daniel Gregorious. He will be sadly missed by u

MG indulges in a bit of ‘give and take’ to help car buyers make the change to EV

Customers trading in a petrol or diesel car will be given an extra £750 towards their new electric purchase in May via participating MG dealerships.

MG sees record sales growth as dealerships reopen

MG has seen its sales increase by 50.8% so far in 2021, with 8,307 cars registered, making it the fastest-growing of the UK’s top 30 car manufacturers.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 52 now available

In this episode, we talk to one of the Triple-M Register’s members Tony Richards about his MG ownership history and how he ended up with his 1934 MG Midget.

Next time you visit London, you might be hailing an MG taxi!

For the first time, London’s ride hailers will have the opportunity to be picked up in a fully electric Uber bearing the iconic MG badge.

2021 Donington Historic Festival races to be live streamed

Motorsport fans can enjoy all the live racing action of this weekend’s Donington Historic Festival from the comfort of their own armchairs.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 51 now available

In this episode, Pete Barrett from Cherished Vehicle Insurance Services answers your questions on insurance, plus we take a look at the Shanghai Auto Show.

MG brings “technological and trendy products” to Shanghai Auto Show 2021

MG brought a range of technological and trendy products to Shanghai Auto Show 2021 as well as launching MG CyberCUBE, the first co-creation platform.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 50 now available

In this episode, Ian Beningfield takes us behind the scenes with live interviews in the Speed Championship paddock with his fellow competitors.

Sitting on the electric fence? MG offers additional £750 incentive for electric car newcomers

MG Motor is offering a £750 discount across its entire EV portfolio as part of a special 10-day event to celebrate the reopening of its dealerships.

Appointment of six new directors

At a meeting held on Friday 9th April 2021, six new directors were co-opted to join the Club’s Executive Committee by Peter Cook.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 49 now available

On this episode, we are joined by Shaun Nelson from the MG Car Club Young Members Branch to hear what the Branch are planning for the future.

Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – The Royal Windsor MG Heritage Festival

Originally published in Safety Fast! during 2009 as part of the 85th anniversary of MG, this article remembers the moment that MGCC members met HRH Prince Phillip, The Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle. We have re-published the article here in memory of his passing, at the age of 99, on April 9th 2021.

MG Cyberster – first photos of the real car released

Just days after revealing design renderings, MG has released the first official photographs of its Cyberster concept car, which will be making its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show later this month.

MG achieves best-ever monthly sales result and market share despite physical closure of dealerships

MG Motor has smashed all records in March 2021 despite the brand’s dealerships being physically closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 48 now available

On this episode, we are joined by John Thompson from the Zed Register to talk about their importance and the plans to mark the 20th anniversary.

Cyberster concept to become reality in Shanghai

The Cyberster concept is to be released for real at the Shanghai Motor SHow

Safety Fast! – April issue now available

With the April issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 47 now available

On this week’s episode, we pay tribute to Peter Browning, the competitions manager of BMC who passed away on 14 March following illness.

MG and Richmond Motor Group support the vulnerable with Meals on Electric Wheels

MG dealer, Richmond Motor Group is helping support the local community by providing two EVs to a local initiative providing meals to vulnerable members.

MG Marvel R launches in Europe

The MG Marvel R is the latest electric SUV to join the MG line up for European markets and sits in the range of second-generation battery electric vehicles.

Peter Browning passes away, aged 84

Peter Browning was competitions manager of BMC/British Leyland and executive director of the British Racing & Sports Car Club. He passed away on 14 March.

Le Mans Classic cancelled for 2021

Le Mans Classic has been postponed until 2022.
Ticket holders unable to make the new date can contact their ticket vendors for a refund or hold the tickets over to next year.

MG Motor and Perrys add strategic new Huddersfield site to rapidly developing network

A new name for MG is now operating in Huddersfield, with independent dealer group Perrys opening an MG franchise in the busy West Yorkshire town.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 46 now available

On this week’s episode, we look ahead and preview the circuits and fixtures for the upcoming season of the MGCC race championship with Mark Baulch.

MG and Blue Lights Brigade assist with vaccine roll-out

An MG dealer is helping support the local Covid-19 vaccine roll-out by providing two of its all-electric ZS EV cars to the Blue Lights Brigade charity.

MG to extend higher level plug-in grant until end of March

MG Motor UK has committed to honouring the £3,000 Plug-In Car Grant after the OZEV cut the level of support and price cap for which awards are eligible.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 45 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk about how the newer MGs are now finding their feet as classic cars and are encouraging new generations into the MG brand.

The voice of motorsport – a tribute to Murray Walker 1923 -2021

Murray Walker died aged 97 on March 13 2021. Here, Wayne Scott shares his personal tribute.

Donington Historic Festival – Member Offer

Donington Historic Festival is a major fixture on the international historic racing calendar – MGCC members can benefit from discounted tickets.

MG Motor’s network expansion continues with three new dealerships

Three new MG dealerships are gearing up to open their doors in North and East Yorkshire as MG Motor UK continues its network expansion.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 44 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne talks to David Whale about his years of MGCC involvement as well as discovering more about the FBHVC’s vital work.

FBHVC clarifies the introduction of E10 petrol for historic MG owners

The Department for Transport has announced that they will legislate to introduce E10 petrol as the standard 95-octane petrol grade by 1 September 2021.

Safety Fast! – March issue now available

With the March issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

Clubs collaborate to create exciting new mega Triumph and MG Weekend!

This new event marks an historic collaboration between Triumph clubs, TR Register and TSSC and the MG Car Club to create the Triumph and MG Weekend at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern 13 – 15 August 2021.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 43 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne talks to Peter Barrett from Cherished Vehicle Insurance to bust some of the myths around classic car insurance.

MG Car Club and Coronavirus: Latest updates and guidance 22/2/21

The MG Car Club is committed to following the latest UK Government advice on events and public gatherings, the latest updates and guidance 22/02/2021.

MG Car Club announces insurance partnership with Cherished Vehicle Insurance Services

The MG Car Club is excited to announce the launch of a new club insurance partnership with Cherished Vehicle Insurance Services.

Fundraiser event brings community together

Following the success of two events in 2020, Classics for Carers is back for 2021! The March event is focused on NHS well-being and mental health.

MG offers EV servicing from just £6 a month

MG Motor UK is now offering its EV customers a full service plan from just £6 a month. MG is also offering similar service plans on its petrol models.

Calling all MGB owners/restorers

British Motor Heritage builds two batches of replacement bodyshells for the MGB per annum. Orders for the first run of 2021 are required by March 31 latest.

FBHVC urges patience with DVLA to resolve historic vehicle owners’ concerns

The FBHVC is sympathetic to the enormous challenges that the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency faces during the on-going pandemic.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 42 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne talks to James Davis about how he has used his late father’s MGA to raise money and awareness around Alzheimers Disease.

British Motor Museum wins at Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards

The British Motor Museum has won a prestigious Royal Automobile Club Historic Award in the Collection category for their achievements in 2020.

New style driving licenses announced

To mark the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, the EU flag has been removed from all UK driving licences and number plate designs.

Pioneering Taxi firm replaces Toyotas with MG5 EVs for its premier customers

A private hire and taxi firm that found fame by becoming one of the first to embrace electric car technology, has added five MG5 EVs to its fleet.

Safety Fast! – February issue now available

With the February issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 41 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne talks to Paul Gerring from Petrolheads Welcome, he offers his tips for travel and MG preparation.

MGLive! postponed until 2022

The MG Car Club must announce, with regret, that MGLive! has been postponed until 2022 and that all ticket money being held will now be refunded in full.

Club Shop Announcement 28/01/2021

We are sorry, but our shipping for Europe, America and the rest of the world has been suspended until further notice. 28/01/2021

New June date for the London Classic Car Show 2021

The organiser of The London Classic Car Show 2021 has confirmed a new date for the capital city’s foremost celebration of glorious motoring history.

MG Motor plans further dealer openings in 2021

The popularity of MG Motor UK shows no signs of slowing down as MG gears up to increase its network to at least 130 dealers by the end of 2021.

MG Car Club Annual General Meeting

Instructions for joining the meeting

MG is back on the frontline as ZS EVs are given to good causes

MG Motor UK is once again serving the nation during times of crisis by offering 100 of the all-electric MG ZS EV to good causes to use free-of-charge.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 40 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne talks to Neil Thomas about his lifetime obsession with the MG Midget and looks at a fascinating story in MGs history.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 39 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne and Adam look over the latest news and we talk to Dominic Taylor – Lane as he shares the story of his Father-in-Law’s MG.

MG ZS EV crowned Medium EV of the Year by Company Car and Van

MG Motor’s MG ZS EV was crowned Medium EV Car of the Year 2021 by Company Car and Van, having taken the same award from the title in 2020.

MG beats all records in 2020 with best-ever sales and market share

MG Motor UK broke all previous records in 2020 despite the challenging market conditions led by the UK lockdown and COVID-19 restrictions.

MG5 EV wins first major award as WhichEV names its Best-Value Electric Car

The MG5 EV has won its first major award after WhichEV named the ground-breaking electric station wagon as its Best Value EV.

Kimber House announcement regarding lockdown 6/1/21

From Monday 4th January 2021, Kimber House will be reducing to a skeleton staff in line with the latest lockdown guidance regarding the Coronavirus pandemic.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 38 now available

On this week’s episode, Wayne and Adam review the year that was 2020 by looking back at some of the highlights, challenges and memorable moments.

The results are in – Top 10 images

Earlier this year, we launched our Photo Competition. After weeks of choosing, we are excited to announce the top 10 images!

Safety Fast! – January issue now available

With the January issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 37 now available

In this, our Christmas special podcast, it is present giving time as Adam treats Wayne to the silliest and most bizarre MG related gifts he could find!

British Motor Museum announce MG related events in the New Year

The British Motor Museum is gearing up to run a full schedule of motoring shows and events in 2021 – at least 17 are being planned for 2021.

Kimber House Christmas Hours 2020

Kimber House will be closed for the festive period from 3:30 pm on Wednesday 23 December and will reopen at 9:00 am on Monday 4 January 2021.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 36 now available

On this week’s episode, we pick up our conversation with Jonathan Toulmin to discover more details on the stories behind the MG Works Trials Team.

MG Motor announce new appointments

MG Motor has announced two key senior appointments as it positions itself for accelerated growth and EV leadership through 2021 and beyond.

The era of printed Haynes Manuals ends

We’ve all had at least one, probably you bought one for each car you’ve owned! However, the era of the printed Haynes Manual is coming to an end.

DVLA release new laws on black and white number plates

The DVLA have announced changes concerning information on black and silver number plates which will take effect from 1 January 2021.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 35 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to Jonathan Toulmin, the son of Maurice Toulmin, a member of the winning Cream Cracker MG Works Trials team.

We’ve been shortlisted for 4 Classic & Sports Car Club Awards!

The MG Car Club has been shortlisted for four awards at the 2020 Classic & Sports Car Club Awards! Tune in tonight to see who the winners are.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 34 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to Josh Langstaff about his introduction to MG, plus we hear from Rob Huff on his latest success with MG.

Why wait until 2030? Affordable, practical, long-range electric MGs are here today!

Why wait until 2030? That’s the question from MG Motor UK as it encourages new car buyers to look at its affordable, practical, and long-range electric cars.

Safety Fast! – December issue now available

With the December issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MG Car Club race calendar announced for 2021

The MG Car Club is delighted to be able to announce plans for a full race season in 2021. The six rounds promise another exciting season of racing.

Rob Huff and MG XPower take victory at Macau

The 2020 TCR China season ended with Rob Huff and Zhang Zhendong taking the MG XPOWER team to win ‘Team of the Season’ and the ‘Model Cup’ for 2020.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 33 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to Roger King, Chairman of the MG Car Club Midland Centre, plus we look over the recent position statement from the FBHVC.

Position statement on combustion engine ban

The UK Government has revealed plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 followed by the same sanctions on all hybrid vehicles in 2035.

MG Car Club part of £7.2 billion contribution to UK economy

The results of the 2020 National Historic Vehicle Survey have been announced by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 32 now available

On this week’s episode, we chat with Classic Car Weekly Editor, David Simister. Plus we uncover a fascinating article by Cecil Kimber.

Scenic Car Tours – Member Offer

Scenic Car Tours is the ‘Travel Partner’ for the MG Car Club. MG Car Club members can benefit from a special discount on your next booking.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 31 now available

On this week’s episode, pick our favourite MK2s from MG’s history, plus we speak Neil Lock about the South West’s amazing history and MGs in trials.

MG breaks new records as October sees continued growth

MG Motor has continued to outperform the market despite challenging conditions, achieving its second-highest market share.

MG returns to Irish market with plug-in only model range

MG Motor is returning to the Irish market, with its range of plug-in models including the MG ZS EV, MG5 EV, and MG HS Plug-in only in a first for the brand.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 30 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to the Editor of Practical Classics, Danny Hopkins plus discuss MGs in trialling, such as the Kimber Classic Trial.

MG Motor expands presence in South West with Hawkins of Hayle

MG Motor is expanding its presence in the South-West with a new dealership opening, taking MG’s range closer to more customers in Cornwall.

Safety Fast! – November issue now available

With the November issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 29 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to Kieran Line from Scenic Car Tours. Plus we discuss a new rival to MG’s electric car offering.

The results are in – Top 90 images

Earlier this year, we launched our Photo Competition. After weeks of choosing, we are excited to announce the top 90 images!

Largest ever MG shipment arrives in the UK – and two-thirds are EVs!

MG has underlined its incredible momentum and commitment to electrification with its largest-ever shipment of new models into the UK.

Bauer Media – Member Offer

To celebrate Practical Classics’ 40th birthday this year, Bauer Media is offering MG Car Club members a 40% discount on an annual subscription.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 28 now available

On this week’s episode, join us for our special tribute to Don Hayter. Also, we review the MG Social event and how we celebrated 90 years of the Club.

It’s official – we are 90 years old!

We enjoyed a massive birthday milestone as the MG Car Club officially turned 90 years old. It’s an incredible achievement, not just because the club has survived huge changes in the British Motor Industry in that time, but also because it has done so by being run by enthusiasts and mainly volunteers at that. Sadly, our grand plans for celebrating […]

Reverend pushes MGA around Bicester race track for charity

The Chaplain of Bicester Heritage, Reverend Adam Gompertz, will be supporting Mission Motorsport in its Race of Remembrance #YourRoR Challenge by pushing an MGA around the track at Bicester Heritage for three hours on Remembrance Sunday (8th November 2020). Mission Motorsport’s annual Race of Remembrance (RoR) had been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, so the […]

90th anniversary celebrated in style

Thank you to all who came and made the MG Car Club Social at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon – AMAZING – for the 90th anniversary of the MG Car Club.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 27 now available

On this week’s episode, we continue our talk with Former Chief Quality Engineer at MG, Michael Allison. Plus we explore the Kimber House archives.

The man instrumental in the MGB design, Don Hayter passes away

Don Hayter, who was instrumental in the design of the MGB has passed away at 06.10 am on 9th October 2020. Don Hayter played a major part in designing the MGB. Don worked for The MG Car Company as their Chief Body Draughtsman from 1956, after a spell at Aston Martin. After spending some time […]

RBW reveals pre-production electric classic Roadster

Classic motoring manufacturer RBW Electric Classic Cars has revealed the RBW EV Roadster which is inspired by the MGB Roadster of the 1960s.

‘Old Speckled Hen’ for sale with H&H Classics

The Old Speckled Hen is coming up for sale with H&H Classics on Wednesday 14th October with an estimate of £50,000 to £60,000.

The Classic – Member Offer

The Classic is one of the world’s biggest classic motor racing festivals – MGCC members can benefit from a promotional ticket offer.

MG charges ahead with best-ever UK sales month

MG is marking its best-ever month in the UK, having racked up 3,668 sales in September 2020, an increase of 169% compared with the same month in 2019.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 26 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to the Former Chief Quality Engineer at MG, Michael Allison. Plus, we look at the cars from MG at the Beijing Motor Show.

Safety Fast! – October issue now available

With the October issue of Safety Fast! arriving on the doorsteps of members, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MG beats 2019 already as UK’S fastest-growing car brand hits record volume

MG has beaten its 2019 sales targets already as the UK’s fastest-growing car brand continues to buck industry trends and grow its presence in the EV market.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 25 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to Nigel May from the MGF Register. Plus, we have news of new MG models and we take a little listen from a vinyl record.

MG brings a strong line up to the 2020 Beijing Auto Show

MG brought a number of new cars to the 16th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, attracting attention with “technological and stylish products”.

MG Motor India unveils Gloster, India’s first autonomous (Level 1) premium SUV

MG Motor India has introduced India’s first Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV, MG Gloster. The much-awaited Gloster comes as the carmaker’s third product.

South East President’s presentation to Linda Hubbard

The South East Centre hosted a very special event at the recent and very successful Autumn Meeting at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens.

Electric for all!

MG Motor is offering electric for all as it expands its line-up with the addition of two more affordable and practical electric cars to its growing range.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 24 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to Jeff Ruggles from Classic Car Buyer. Plus, we look back on the formation of the MGC Register.

NEC Classic Motor Show cancelled for 2020

The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery, have announced that they have been given no alternative but to postpone the 2020 event.  The organisers of the great season finale at the NEC in Birmingham, Clarion events, pulled out all the stops to try and make the UK’s biggest indoor show happen, […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 23 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk about the RV8 and the latest leaked model shots from MG Motor. Plus, we chat with Noel Lindford about the art of Autotests.

Help us celebrate our 90th Anniversary

To celebrate our 90th Anniversary next month, we’re sharing some of our best and interesting photos from our archive but we need your help!

MG B GT stolen in Holland

We were sad to hear that an MG B GT was stolen in the Netherlands. Here is further information on the car and how you can contact if you see anything.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 22 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk about MG X Power. Plus, we chat with member Tom McCooey about his emotional journey restoring the family Magnette.

MG achieves best-ever August sales and continues to buck market trends

MG is racing ahead as Britain’s fastest-growing car brand after announcing its best-ever August sales figures, up an astonishing 52.3% against last year.

The Classic Car Drive In – Member Offer

Taking place at Bicester Heritage, over the weekend of 18th – 20th September, The Classic Car Drive In Weekend brings together over 500 Classic cars for you to admire or buy along with a selection of the most iconic Classic Car Movies at a Drive In Cinema, all in a socially distanced Covid-compliant outdoor environment. […]

Safety Fast! – September issue now available

With the September issue of Safety Fast! due to be arriving on the doorsteps of members very soon, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Social: Celebrating 90 years of the Club!

Join us on Saturday 10th October, 10am to 4pm at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon to celebrate our 90th anniversary! Head here for further information.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 21 now available

On this week’s episode, we enjoy part 2 of our interview with Paul Luti and we preview the announcement for MG entering Le Mans with the EX182.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 20 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to Paul Luti about his phenomenal club motorsport career. We also preview a new event to celebrate 90 years of the MGCC.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 19 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to James Batchelor on the world automotive industry and MGs place within it. We also discuss the latest MG news.

MG’s fourth model in India – the Gloster to launch this Winter

The Gloster heralds the next stage in MG Motor’s development, as it takes the brand into the premium SUV segment in India. MGs most premium SUV offering in India sees the fourth model to be released since the brand arrived in the country. The Gloster will go head-to-head against some pretty big brands, (literally and metaphorically) […]

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG owners like, Grace Pease

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is MG Car Club member, Grace Pease’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Gaurav S Pandey

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Gaurav S Pandey’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Liwei Xu

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Liwei Xu’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Pengda Wei

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Pengda Wei’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Praful Yelguntwar

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Praful Yelguntwar’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Akashdip Kadam

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Akashdip Kadam’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Richa Maurya

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Richa Maurya’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Komal Gupta

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Komal Gupta’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Sonali Sharma

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Sonali Sharma’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Raunaq Anand

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Raunaq Anand’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Ellie Withers

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Ellie Withers’ story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Harry Piggott

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Harry Piggott’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG people like, Emyr Watkin

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Emyr Watkin’s story.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG owners like, Melissa Farrow

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is MG Car Club member, Melissa Farrow’s story.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 18 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to member Helen Blake about her impressive MGF collection and delves into the Kimber House archives.

International Youth Week: Celebrating young MG owners like, Josh Langstaff

In celebration of International Youth Day, we are sharing stories this week from young people in the MG community. Here is Josh Langstaff’s story.

MG sets new highs in July!

MG Motor set new highs in July, achieving 1,846 new car sales during the month, according to new figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Safety Fast! – August issue now available

With the August issue of Safety Fast! due to be arriving on the doorsteps of members very soon, we thought we’d give you a taste of what’s included in this month’s magazine.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 17 now available

On this week’s episode, we pick up our historical exploration of the story of the Abingdon Works Competition Department and look at the MGF.

MG unveil first images of new electric estate

MG Motor UK has unveiled the first images of the MG5 EV, the all new electric estate model heading to the UK market later this year.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 16 now available

On this week’s episode, we explore the story of the Abingdon Works Competition Department and discuss the history of Kimber House.

MG Motor Middle East prepare to open branches in Iraq

MG Motor is continuing its rapid expansion across the Middle East with the announcement that GB Auto has been appointed as the brand’s exclusive distributor in Iraq with their first dealership preparing to open in early August. The new partnership will eventually see six MG showrooms opened across the country: in Erbil, Baghdad (on 62 […]

Motorsport UK Trackside Membership

Join the motorsport community at a discounted rate. Motorsport UK’s Trackside membership offers fans of motorsport and motoring a unique opportunity to GET CLOSER to motorsport. In partnership with Motorsport UK, MG Car Club members can join Trackside for just £19.99, representing a 20% discount from the £24.99 RRP. Trackside membership of Motorsport UK, the […]

MGB Register Summer Picnic 9th August – Cancelled

The MGB Register has confirmed that the Summer Picnic, due to take place at Millets Farm on Sunday 9th August, has been cancelled.

Midget Register Road Run 6th September – Cancelled

The Midget Register has confirmed that the Road Run, due to take place at Timothy’s Restaurant, Fosseway Garden Centre, Moreton-in-Marsh has been cancelled.

Ted de la Rivière

It is with sadness we have to report the passing of a staunch MGCC supporter and founder of the well respected Beech Hill Garage, Ted de la Rivière.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 15 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to Lorraine about her impressive MG collection plus the new display of MGs on show at the British Motor Museum.

A cautionary tale of an MG Midget that put its owner in a Police cell!

John Bennett It must have been sometime in the 1970s when the story begins. I can’t remember exactly when, but suffice to that it was a time when £70 was a jolly keen price to pay for a 1275cc Midget. One reason why it was so cheap was that the passenger seat was missing. The […]

30 years of the MGCC at Kimber House

As well as celebrating 90 years of the MG Car Club in 2020, we are also celebrating three decades since the club moved into its current premises at Kimber House, Abingdon. It is a location that is inter-woven into our clubs history and that of the marque MG. The first MG Car Club sporting event […]

Best ever June sales results as MG Motor continues to grow strongly

MG Motor is celebrating once again after achieving its best ever June sales results. The company sold 2,025 cars in the month, its biggest ever June.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 14 now available

On this week’s episode, we find out everything about trying out track days plus how the NEC Classic Motor Show plans to cope with social distancing.

Racing ahead with change within the MGCC

Club motor racing returns over the weekend of 11-12 July, with the MG Car Club at the Donington Park circuit. The MG Car Club is the most active single marque race organising club in the UK and caters for all MG models, including limited edition Rover cars. The club has a worldwide membership of 50,000 enthusiasts and 2020 […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 13 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to one of the club’s Sprint and Hillclimb competitors plus Paul Chasney about the National Historic Vehicle survey.

MG is the best value brand according to Auto Trader

MG has been named as the Best Value Brand 2020, according to a consumer vote featuring the views of over 181,000 car owners for the fourth annual Auto Trader New Car Awards. As consumers continue to seek the best new car that they can get for their money, survey respondents highlighted MG’s overall value, with […]

Making the switch to an electric car is easier than ever with the MG “Peace of Mind Promise”

MG Motor UK has launched its quarter three 2020 new car sales campaign with a suite of retail and business offers available to suit new car buyers across the UK.

MGCC Podcast – Episode 12 now available

On this week’s podcast, sit back and relax because we have some amazing stories from behind the doors of the British Motor Industry. Dr Ian Pogson worked for MG for many years during the MGF era, MGRV8 and also the resurrection of the MG TF. In this fascinating conversation, he shares his stories from those […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 11 now available

On this podcast, Wayne and Adam uncover the worrying story of a new scrappage scheme, discuss the positive news around Heritage Skills Academy apprentices plus hear how the MG Car Club has been benefitting from the use of video conferencing over the past few weeks. Plus, we get the latest on MG motorsport from Wayne’s […]

DVLA launches online service to change address on vehicle log book (V5C)

The new online service will cut the amount of time it takes for motorists to receive a new log book from up to 6 weeks to just 5 working days. With the housing market opening up across the UK post lockdown, motorists who need to update the address details on their vehicle log book (V5C) […]

Goodwood Revival cancelled for 2020

Serving as a reminder, if one was needed, of the unprecedented time we are seeing, the organisers of the Goodwood Revival and Festival of Speed events have announced that the event will not take place in 2020. The Goodwood Revival began in 1998 and has been a key part of the historic motorsport calendar ever […]

MG returns to Longbridge and launches new limited edition MG3 to support local community charities

New MG retailer Paul Rigby MG is celebrating bringing the brand back to life on the historic Longbridge site by launching a charity initiative designed to help local communities in the area. Located in the historic conference centre in the heart of the Longbridge site, Paul Rigby MG opened its doors in January 2020. To […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 10 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to Ant Anstead, the other half of ‘Wheeler Dealers’, plus debate which MG concept car should have gone into production.

E10 Fuels update

A brief update from the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs regarding the current status of the E10 Fuel consultation and progress with securing E5 protection grade for at least the next 5 years. 

MGLive! plans on hold until 2021

In response to constantly evolving information from UK Government regarding social distancing guidelines for public spaces and after extensive discussions with our venue and partners, the MG Car Club has been forced to reconsider any postponement dates for MGLive! in 2020. It has become clear that it will not be possible to run an event […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 9 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to Gaurav Gupta from MG India, plus Alastair Flack tells us everything we need to know about getting the best car cover.

MGCC Race Update – 31.05.20

Resumption of MGCC Motor Racing Ladies and Gentlemen.  As many of you will have seen, Motorsport UK has advised that national motorsport will recommence from 4th July. That’s truly great news and means that our two day meeting at Donington on the 11th/12th July can go ahead. Which we are sure will come as very […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 8 now available

This week, we talk to Chris Marsh, son of the founder of Marcos cars about the anniversary of an incredible record set by his Grandfather in a 1930 MG M Type on the Beggars Roost trialling section 90 years ago. We have the latest Coronavirus advice and guidance for car clubs as of May and […]

Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, Postponed to 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 outing of the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, is now postponed until 26-28 March 2021. The organisers had hoped to run the event this August but with restrictions still in place, it is no longer possible.   Show Director Lee Masters said: “Everyone involved […]

Motorsport UK Opens Throttle on Restarting Motorsport from 4th July

Motorsport UK has announced that, in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from 4th July, it is inviting online permit applications from 1st June 2020. Motorsport is currently suspended throughout the UK until 30th June 2020. Following ongoing positive dialogue with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and having set out its strategy […]

MGF25 and Saloon Day Announcement

The MGF Register has confirmed that MGF25, due to take place at the British Motor Museum, has been postponed. Their statement follows; It is with much sadness that I write following an MGF Register committee meeting earlier today, to advise you that we have regrettably taken the decision to postpone MGF25. The decision has not […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 7 now available

On this episode, we discuss the exciting new MG concept sports car announced recently called the MG Cyberster! We talk to American MG collector Tom Wilson about his amazing collection of Triple M cars, his love for the MG TC and how he is restoring multiple MGs all at the same time! Plus we have […]

Silverstone Classic’s 30th anniversary event is cancelled

The organisers of Silverstone Classic have confirmed that the 2020 event is to be cancelled. MGCC members should contact them direct for refunds or to roll-over pre-booked tickets. Their statement follows; It is with a heavy heart that the organisers of the Silverstone Classic announce that this summer’s flagship three-day festival – originally scheduled for the weekend […]

2020 European Event of the Year moves to 2021

With the ongoing situation surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, the planned European Event of the Year for 2020, due to be held in Germany, has moved to 2021. The event for 2021 had been scheduled to be held in Portugal, but following discussions between both German and Portugese clubs, they have reached an agreement for Germany […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 6 now available

On this week’s episode, we speak to John Watson, Chairman of the MGB Register and dig in the archives to discover about why Cecil Kimber left MG.

MG reveal ‘Mission 100’ strategy to hit 1 million sales globally

Things have been tough over the past few months for the Automotive industry globally, really tough. COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the sector with new cars unable to be delivered, production lines static and showrooms shut.  However, despite the obvious difficulties, MG remains buoyant and upbeat about its plans for the future. This […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 5 now available

On this week’s episode, we talk to the leader of the MG Car Club Young Members’ Branch about what they get up to for MG fans under 30. Wayne and Adam discuss why they got involved in car clubs and how much it means to them, before exploring the fascinating history of the monstrous MG […]

New MG sportscar concept revealed

The first images of the next concept MG sportscar have been revealed in China. Dubbed the “Cyberster Concept” the new car is markedly different from the MG E-Motion unveiled back in 2017. While the E-Motion followed more of grand tourer, 2+2 aesthetic, the Cyberster seems to follow more closely to traditional MG sportscars with its […]

Federation of British Historic Vehicle Club announce new Legislation Manager

The Federation wishes to publicly welcome Ian Edmunds to the role of Legislation Manager with immediate effect. Many from the historic vehicle community will already know Ian from his work on DVLA matters in his role as DVLA Liaison Manager for the Federation. The change follows the resignation of Mr Dave Daniel earlier this week. […]

British Motor Museum appoints new Managing Director

The British Motor Museum is delighted to announce that Jeff Coope has been appointed Managing Director following the retirement of Julie Tew. Julie took planned retirement in April 2020 after 19 years of dedicated and successful service. Julie Tew joined the organisation in 2001 and was responsible for developing and delivering a sustainable business model […]

MGCC Podcast – Episode 4 now available

On this week’s episode we review last weekend’s National Drive it Day and discuss the importance of being able to use our MGs on the roads long into the future. Plus, we chat to Daniel Gregorious from MG Motor UK about the current line up of MG cars. Adam shares another gem from the archives […]

Peter Green

The MG Car Club is saddened to report the passing of Peter Green. Following his passing, Peter’s family passed this note on for his fellow Club members. “It is with great sadness that I write to let you know that Dad passed away peacefully this lunchtime. We were so lucky that the hospital allowed us […]

MG Motor supports the fight against coronavirus

MG Motor has continued its support for the fight against coronavirus by supplying PPE face masks to hospitals in the UK and Ireland. The donation, which is one part of MG’s contribution to the international effort, will benefit hospitals in Birmingham, South Wales, Dublin and Cork. MG’s first donation of 10,000 face masks was delivered […]

MG Car Club bids farewell to Sir Stirling Moss, 1929-2020.

Honorary member of the MG Car Club and motor racing legend, Sir Stirling Moss passed away following a long-term illness. Lady Moss was by his side at Mayfair House until the early hours of Easter morning. Lady Moss said that Sir Stirling “ died as he lived, looking wonderful.” Sir Stirling Moss was an incredibly […]

Keeping you entertained

As a Club we are adapting to the restrictions in place and finding new ways to deliver content to you in as many ways as possible. By now you should hopefully have received your April issue of Safety Fast! We’ve been made aware of some postal issues that affect some of our overseas members but […]

MG Motor & DriveElectric Support Haringey Council with electric SUV

MG Motor and DriveElectric have come together to support Haringey Council’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by supplying a batch of fully electric vehicles to the north London council. With the coronavirus affecting all sections of society, Haringey Council has stepped-up its efforts to support local communities with the opening of two major hubs […]

Government grant MoT exemptions in battle against Coronavirus

Vehicle owners to be granted MoT exemption in battle against coronavirus Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and people to get essential food and medicine. The new measures will cover: cars, motorcycles and vans to be granted MoT exemption this will allow people to carry on with […]

MGLive! 2020 postponed

The Covid-19 pandemic has developed rapidly and with news that motorsport’s governing body, Motorsport UK, has suspended all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption for motorsport events until at least 30th June, the MG Car Club has been required to postpone MGLive! 2020. We are currently entering into extensive discussions with Silverstone and our other event partners […]

MSUK Permits and Certificates – an important update

In light of recent developments in the COVID-19 crisis, and following the address to the nation by the Prime Minister on the evening of 23rd March, Motorsport UK has extended its suspension of all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption for motorsport events until at least 30th June 2020. Any activity, organised by a CRB […]

The MGCC 90th anniversary photo competition

To view the current entrants and to find out more click here 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of the MG Car Club.  As part of our celebrations, we would like to create a gallery of photographs, submitted by you the members, that truly captures our passion for MGs and the best elements of club life. It could […]

DfT announce 18-point plan for Smart Motorways

The FBHVC recently published The department for Transport statement on its recent work into the future of Smart Motorways after a number of severe safety concerns were raised. The statement begins with an explanation that evidence showed smart motorways are as safe as, or safer than, the conventional ones. But not in every way. In […]

MG Motor react to Budget announcement to reduce electric car grant.

MG Motor UK has announced that it will top-up the Government’s Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) back to £3,500 for the remainder of March 2020 after the UK Government announced it was to drop to 3,000 in the March 2020 budget. With the newly enhanced offer, MG say they are reacting to evolving customer demand and […]

E10 fuels consultation response from FBHVC

The MG Car Club is a member of the Federation of British Historic Vehicles, an organisation that exists to uphold the freedom to use historic vehicles on the road. It does this by representing the interests of owners of such vehicles to politicians, government officials, and legislators both in the UK and (through the Federation […]

Electric vehicles create strong sales for MG

According the MG Motor UK, 883 exciting new MG models found homes during February despite a declining automotive market overall. The marque, once again, remains the fastest growing car manufacturer in the UK with market share now of 1.1% Accounting for 28% of the brand’s sales volume, the hugely popular ZS EV all-electric SUV, which […]

Paul Rigby launch MG Longbridge

MG Motor UK, the UK’s fastest growing car manufacturer, has bolstered its brand representation once again in the West Midlands with the launch of Paul Rigby MG Longbridge. Situated in the historic conference centre at the Longbridge site, the newly established dealership joins a growing network of MG retailers in and around the heart of […]

Early Bird tickets on sale now for MGLive!

The Early Bird Ticket price is now live for MGLive! tickets. The pricing structure is designed to ensure MG lovers & classic car fans alike have an opportunity to buy tickets at a heavily discounted rate whether they are Club members or not. By buying tickets early, ticket holders can save as much as £15 off versus waiting until […]

Another great reason to attend MGLive!

BMH and MGCC announce a new 58-car race for MGLive! British Motor Heritage (BMH) and the MGCC have a long history of collaboration, and this is set to continue through 2020 with the announcement of an all-new 58-car race for MGLive! (June 13/14). It will be for pre-‘66 classic saloons, and represents a particularly exciting opportunity for […]

MG Car Club members flock to Stormy Stoneleigh! 

The weather may have been grim, as the UK was battered by Storm Ciara but that did not put off hardy MG fans from attending the International MG and Triumph Spares Day at Stoneleigh in droves. There were over 200 cars on display to keep the 7,000 attendees interested during Sunday 9th February as bargain […]

Sunday Scramble Discount Code Available!

The MG Car Club has booked a Club stand at this popular event at Bicester Heritage on Sunday 26th April 2020 – taking place on Drive it Day. The stand will be jointly manned by our Midget Register and Young Members Branch. To book on to the Club stand, select the MG Car Club from […]

MGLive! Tickets on sale now

MGLive! 2020 tickets are on sale now with the special Super Early Bird Ticket Offer – CLICK HERE to buy!

MG Motor expand the MG3 range with Exclusive Nav

Following the wide success of the MG3 hatchback, MG Motor UK has improved the range with the launch of the brand-new MG3 Exclusive Nav. Available from only £12,995, MG3 Exclusive Nav builds on the generously equipped MG3, adding MG’s latest iGo In-Car Navigation system into the model for the first time. The Exclusive Nav version […]

MG Motor unveil 2020 offers

MG Motor UK has revealed an electrifying new range of customer retail offers as the iconic marque gears up to continue its outstanding sales growth in 2020. Renowned for exceptional value-for-money motoring, MG is offering the MG3, MG ZS and MG HS in Excite or Limited Edition with four year 0% APR finance on a […]

MGCC 2020 Member’s Survey goes live!

The MG Car Club’s 2020 member’s survey has gone live! A link to complete the survey will be landing in your email inbox very shortly, alternatively members can also access the survey via a direct link in the Member’s Area of the Club website. The questions have been composed by our Overseas Director, Peter Cook, […]

Introducing Mark Baulch: our new Competitions Secretary

The MG Car Club is pleased to announce that we have a new Competitions Secretary, our current Awards Co-Ordinator Mark Baulch. Mark replaces our previous Competitions Secretary, John Hutchison, who stepped down at the end of last year. John spent just under six years with the Club and during that time worked with the Race Sub Committee […]

2020 Race Calendar Dates announced

Saturday 28th March Silverstone International Saturday 18th– Sunday 19th April Brands Hatch Indy Saturday 13th– Sunday 14th June Silverstone GP – MGLive! Saturday 11th– Sunday 12th July Donington Park Saturday 5th– Sunday 6th September Snetterton 300 Saturday 3rd October Oulton Park International * All dates are currently provisional, we’ll announce confirmation soon. For individual championship and series calendars, please check their own websites. […]

MG launches its first ever winter check service

As the cold weather, dark mornings and early evenings descend upon the UK, MG has introduced its first-ever winter check. Available to customers at MG dealerships across the country, the new check helps to prepare drivers for harsh winter conditions, improving comfort, safety and visibility. Carried out by expert technicians in workshops to the highest […]

Safety Fast! celebrates front covers through the ages

The next issue of your MG Car Club Magazine, Safety Fast! will be arriving with members this week. 2020 sees the MG Car Club celebrating our 90th anniversary – amazing! So, to celebrate, we’re tracing our roots right back to the early 1930s and paying tribute to magazines of old by re-running our front cover designs […]

MG ZS EV IS FIVE-STAR SUCCESS IN EURO NCAP TEST

MG Motor UK is pleased to announce that the first truly affordable, family-friendly electric car, MG ZS EV, has achieved the coveted Five Star Euro NCAP rating. As the brand’s first-ever battery electric car, MG ZS EV has been a huge sales success since launch. Securing a Five Star Euro NCAP rating further underlines the […]

All-new MG HS takes five stars in Euro NCAP test

MG Motor UK is pleased to announce that All New MG HS has passed the Euro NCAP safety test with flying colours, scoring the maximum Five Star Euro NCAP rating. As MG’s flagship SUV, All New MG HS has been designed and engineered for safety from the ground up, featuring the high-tech MG Pilot suite […]

Piers Hubbard

It is with great sadness that we must report the death of Piers Hubbard on Thursday 12 December. With his passing, the Club has lost one of its well-known, long-term and much respected members. He will be fondly remembered by many Club members for his quiet and understated support. He got involved in many aspects […]

MG Motor continue sales growth

MG Motor UK has maintained its position as the UK’s fastest-growing car manufacturer after posting its 25th consecutive month of year-on-year growth in November. MG recorded 1,186 sales over the course of the month, a 29% increase compared to last November.   MG also achieved a record monthly market share since, securing 0.76% of the new […]

MGCC 2019 Christmas gift guide!

The MG Car Club has everything you need for the MG fan in your life this Christmas – everything from Club membership through to clocks, socks, and even Top Trumps! Visit shop.mgcc.co.uk for the full range or call 01235 555552 to place your order! MG Dash Clock £32.50 Hand made to order and makes the […]

MGLive! returns to Silverstone for 2020

The MG Car Club is excited to announce the provisional dates for MGLive! 2020 as Saturday 13th June – Sunday 14th June 2020 at Silverstone Circuit. The event will be packed full of exciting features to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the MG Car Club, the original club for MG enthusiasts. The MG Car Club has run events at […]

MGCC scoops Classic and Sports Car Award

The MG Car Club was awarded ‘Best Themed Stand’ at this weekend’s NEC Classic Motor Show. Our stand, featuring six fantastic cars from the Club’s own Top Trumps pack won praise from the judges for the manner in which it engaged with the show’s theme for this year. MGCC General Manager Adam Sloman said “We’re thrilled. […]

MG Motor break sales record

MG, the UK’s fastest growing manufacturer, has smashed its yearly sales record, hitting five-figures for the first time since the brand re-entered the UK market. Famed for offering customers real value-for-money without compromising on specification or quality, the 10,000th MG, a ZS Exclusive in striking Arctic White, changed hands at Richmond MG in Southampton, Hampshire. The […]

2019 Classic Motor Show – the final countdown!

The 2019 NEC Classic Motor Show is less than four days away, but there’s still time to use your MG Car Club members code to claim your discount on tickets to this year’s show. The theme for this year’s show is ‘Top Trumps’ and the Club will be in Hall 3, with an exciting stand […]

Kimber House – reduced opening hours this week.

Kimber House will be closed this Thursday (7th November) and Friday (8th November) as the team prepare for the NEC Classic Motor Show in Birmingham. A skeleton staff will be available on Wednesday 6th November and on Monday 11th November to allow for pre and post-show build-up and break down. The Club house is open […]

Donalds MG opens two new sites

MG Motor UK has welcomed the highly respected Donalds Group to its expanding franchised dealer network with the opening of two new MG dealerships in eastern England. With one site in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and a second in Stamford, Lincolnshire, Donalds Group now has two MG dealerships displaying the expanding MG model range. Boasting bright and […]

MG Motor welcome new Fleet Sales manager

MG Motor UK has welcomed Geraint Isaac to the newly created National Fleet Sales Manager position. The appointment reinforces the manufacturer’s mid-term growth plan by furthering its presence in the important fleet and local business sales market. The role will see Geraint work with the expanding MG dealer network, as well as major fleet operators, […]

MG HS makes UK debut

MG Motor UK is delighted to announce the launch of its new flagship model, All New MG HS, a quality C-segment SUV designed for quality family moments. All New MG HS offers buyers an exciting and high-quality alternative to the conventional choices with a sporty exterior and a family friendly interior with soft-touch materials used […]

ZED REGISTER Open Day – Kimber House – Sunday 6th October

Here’s your chance to go behind the scenes at the MG Car Club headquarters, Kimber House in Abingdon.   

MG Motor welcomes second London dealership

MG Motor UK has welcomed WLMG Eastcote to its expanding dealer portfolio. Situated in Eastcote, near Ruislip in North West London, the retailer becomes the latest dealership to serve the capital city. Boasting a bright and spacious six-car showroom, the retailer features full maintenance and aftersales support at their dedicated maintenance centre at its South […]

MG goes electric as first ZS EV delivered

The first-ever customer delivery of a fully electric MG has taken place at Bushey Heath Garage, Bushey, Hertfordshire, where  MGCC member Richard Jackson received the keys to his new ZS EV Exclusive in stylish Dynamic Red. The milestone handover also marks the start of customer deliveries for ZS EV across MG’s 100-strong dealer network. Since […]

Countdown to the Classic Motor Show at the NEC

TIME is running out for MG Car Club members to book their discounted ticket to the Classic Motor Show at the NEC, Birmingham!

MGCC Euopean Event of the Year 2020 – Updated Information!

The MG Car Club European Event of the Year 2020 will be taking place in Germany. 50 years after its founding, MG Car Club Deutschland e.V. will organise the event which will take place from the 5th to the 9th of August in Würzburg. Bookings for the event open at 8pm CEST (7pm UK time). The event […]

MG Motor India build a bridge to Britain

In a move further underlining its commitment to facilitating inclusive growth and people development opportunities, MG India today announced the launch of ‘Bridge’, an internship programme for next-gen global professionals. As part of the unique two-month long internship programme, MG India will enable foreign students to visit the carmaker’s facilities and understand how the brand […]

MG Motor UK continue football support

MG Motor UK’s ongoing commitment to football has been further reinforced after dealer franchisee, Pentraeth MG, signed a deal to become a primary sponsor of CPD Bangor 1876 FC. Pentraeth MG, situated in nearby Menai Bridge on the Isle of Anglesey, will see its logo featured on the front of the team’s red and blue […]

MG enter the garden of Eden…

The latest MG Motor dealer is set to open its doors this Saturday as Eden MG in Swindon and Newton Abbot officially opens. Eden MG will be hosting a family fun day with a whole host of activities, including free ice-creams and face painting, classic MGs alongside the latest in the range and much, much […]

MG Motor open books on HS

Interested customers can now register their details for MG’s upcoming SUV, the HS. Due to launch in the UK later this year, the HS will replace MG’s original SUV, the GS, which has been on the UK market since 2016. HS launched in China in 2018 and has been well-received with the Chinese media, who […]

Midget Register Road Run to Claydon House – Sunday 1st September

Midget Register Road Run to Claydon House, Courtyard and Gardens SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2018 Starting at Timothy’s Restaurant , Fosseway Garden Centre, Moreton-in-Marsh, this year’s route will take you, once again, through some typical Cotswold Villages and lanes where you can enjoy the scenery at a leisurely pace.

Take the Scenic route this autumn in Jersey

The MG Car Club’s official travel partner, Scenic Car Tours, has late availability on this year’s MGCC Jersey Tour. Sparkling seas, golden sands, rugged cliffs, picturesque harbours and fascinating countryside await the visitor to Jersey. A welcoming island that offers the best of Britain with the added zest of France.The largest and most southerly of […]

Yema MG Watch now available to purchase

The Special Edition MG Watch produced by Yema is now available to purchase. If you have registered your interest with Ineke, our Shop Manager, you should have received an email from Ineke with all the details on how to purchase your watch. If you are a member of the MG Car Club, this will have […]

June Wallis

It is with great sadness that the MG Car Club shares the news that June Wallis, widow of former MGCC President Bill Wallis, passed away on Saturday.  She was aged 93 and had been suffering from ill health for some time. June was a much beloved figure to many within the Club and will be […]

BTCC Silverstone 2019 Ticket Offer – Tickets close 21/8/19

TICKET SALES CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST! Once again we have a great ticket offer for MGCC members for the penultimate round of the British Touring Car Championship on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September at Silverstone.

MG Motor boost Northumbrian network

MG Motor UK has welcomed Richard Hardie MG to its expanding dealer portfolio. Situated 15 miles north of Newcastle in Ashington, the dealership is the first to open in Northumbria and hit the ground running after selling their first MG before lunchtime on opening day. Boasting a bright and spacious seven-car showroom, Richard Hardie MG […]

Last chance to purchase your Limited Edition MG watch!

This is your last chance to get your name down for the Limited Edition MG Watch, the perfect Christmas present. At the end of August, the batch of special watches will start to be handmade at Yema’s workshop in Motreau, France for delivery to the recipient by the end of November, just in time for […]

MG UK report continuing growth

MG Motor UK has achieved its 21st consecutive month of growth, following the sale of 1,040 cars in July 2019. The outstanding monthly results mean that MG retains its position as the fastest-growing car manufacturer in the UK. So far this year, MG has sold 7,326 cars, compared to 5,099 in for the same period […]

MG Motor go electric at Carfest North

This weekend, MG Motor UK flew the flag for zero-emissions transport as the brand celebrates its first appearance at CarFest North in Bolesworth, Cheshire from 26th – 28th July. Ahead of its 1st September on-sale date, MG showcased the brand-new ZS EV at the three-day festival and giving visitors the opportunity to see the UK’s first truly affordable family friendly […]

MGB Register Picnic this Sunday

If you’re in the Abingdon area this Sunday, why not join the MGB Register for their 2019 Summer Picnic? Held at Millets Farm in Frilford, near Abingdon, the event is a great chance to get out for a run and meet not only fellow MG drivers, but enthusiasts from all makes and marques. MGB Register […]

Saloon Day this Sunday!

Following a successful event last year at Donington, MG Saloon Day 2019 takes place at the Shuttleworth Collection near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. MG Saloon Day in recent years has become a haven for Zeds, MG6s and MG3s, but everyone MG, from saloons to sportscars is welcome. MG’s saloons represent some of the rarest cars to wear […]

MGCC set for Donington double

This weekend (20th and 21st July) will see the MGCC return to Donington Park for two days of non-stop action. With British Motor Heritage supporting the weekend as headline sponsor, it’s set to be a fantastic weekend for motorsport fans and MG enthusiasts. A packed programme will see races from the Lackford Engineering MG Midget & Sprite […]

MG’s eZS is ready to unplug and play

MG Motor UK today announces its entry into the zero-emissions vehicle market with the first truly affordable, family friendly electric car. The sensational MG ZS EV has been designed to bring EV technology to a wider audience than ever before and represents an exciting new chapter in the MG story. ZS EV is MG’s most […]

NEW – MG Car Club Limited Edition Watch

The MG Car Club has only a few of the Limited Edition MG watch, created by fine French Watchmaker Yema, remaining so be quick! The watch is a Limited Edition version of Yema’s famous Rallygraf watch. The chronograph uses a Quartz movement and consists of a main dial and two sub-dials with beige aluminium insert, reminiscent […]

MGCC Gain Headline Sponsor for Donington Park

The MG Car Club are pleased to announce that British Motor Heritage (BMH) will be the headline sponsor at the Club’s summer race meeting at Donington Park on the weekend of July 20th/21st. Not only will the company be the title sponsor of the whole event, but also the popular Equipe Three Hour Classic Relay race […]

MG Motor India open dealer flagship

MG Motor India today announced the grand opening of its first and one-of-a-kind flagship experience store at Milestone Experian Centre, Sector-15, Gurugram. Activating its widespread network of 120 centers across India, MG, along with its first Indian dealers, celebrated the inauguration of the flagship store and commenced bookings for the company’s first car in the […]

Open Weekend Display Cars

Here are just some of the special cars lined up for display at Kimber House for our Open Weekend on June 15th and 16th. More cars will be added as soon as details are confirmed so keep an eye out for more announcements soon! MG 6R4 – D376 COS The car was first owned by […]

Factory-fresh 6R4 up for grabs

A remarkable Group B Metro 6R4 with just seven miles on the odometer is heading to Silverstone Auctions sale on the 26th to 28th July at the Silverstone Classic. The legend that is Group B rallying, which sadly came to a premature end on the 31st December 1986 due to a number of fatalities, the […]

MG ZS provides the perfect Hedgehog Ambulance

MG Motor UK and Cambridge MG are helping hedgehogs caught in prickly situations through the donation of a ZS SUV to the Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity (SWCC) Hedgehog Hospital in Hertfordshire for use as a Hedgehog Ambulance. Shepreth Hedgehog Hospital, located within Shepreth Wildlife Park, took delivery of the new ZS to use for vet […]

Kimber House Open Weekend: Full Information

MG Car Club are throwing open the doors to Kimber House, the Club Headquarters, for our first Open Weekend! Drop in anytime during either day to explore our on-site museum, see our archive and stop by the Club shop. There will be plenty of driving route books available if you wish to depart on some of […]

MG ZS EV makes UK & European debut at London Motor Show

  MG Motor UK’s first-ever fully electric car, the ZS EV, will be shown to the UK and European public for the very first time at the London Motor Show on 16-19 May at London’s ExCel. The ZS EV breaks new ground for the MG brand and its European public debut will give potential buyers […]

MG Motor UK Nurtures Future Automotive Design Talent with SAIC Design Challenge

  The SAIC Design Challenge returns for 2019 as the search gets under way to find the next generation of talented automotive designers. Now in its seventh year, the SAIC Design Challenge aims to inspire, engage and nurture the future of automotive designers from China and Europe. Fully supported by MG Motor UK, the competition […]

MG Car Club to star at Petrolicious Drivers’ Meeting, Bicester Heritage

— MG Car Club partners with award-winning online automotive enthusiast content creators, Petrolicious, in their first European event — Club’s prized London to Sydney Marathon MGBto join a small selection of premium UK club cars inside the curated event at Bicester Heritage, and to feature in printed Clubs Journal — Special access and benefits for MG Car […]

The New MG ZS Limited Edition is available to order

  MG Motor UK has expanded the range of choice in the ZS product range following the introduction of the ZS Limited Edition, which is now available to order. Limited to just 400 units, the ZS Limited Edition adds even more style to MG’s popular ZS range thanks to a long list of visual and […]

Brooklands MG Era Day 2019

The MG Car Club will once again be attending MG ERA at Brooklands Museum on Sunday 12th April. MGs of all types and ages are welcome to this event, where Brooklands Museum celebrate one of Britain’s great marques. This year, Brooklands will be celebrating 10 decades of MG, from “Old Number One” to the present day. If you […]

More event discounts for Club members

MG Car Club members can now take advantage of ticket discounts to more events than ever! Head to our members area (CLICK HERE) to find member discounts for a number of events this Spring/ Summer, including: — MGCC race meetings at MSV race circuits (Oulton Park, Snetterton, Brands Hatch and Donington Park) — Bicester Heritage’s […]

Plenty of positives for EXCELR8 on testing BTCC debut

The first round of the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship proved a baptism of fire for EXCELR8 Motorsport, but against the odds the squad left Brands Hatch with respectable results and the sort of pace that confirms there’s far more to come this year. With two heavily reworked MG6 GT cars, two drivers completely […]

Important MGLive! Announcement – Monday 1st April 2019

  The MG Car Club is devastated to announce that the decision has been made to rest MGLive! for 2019, and refocus efforts into a new format International MG meeting for 2020. Last month, Silverstone Circuits Limited made a decision to carry out essential track maintenance during June 2019, meaning that MGLive! wasn’t able to […]

Awards success for MGCC

The winners of the 2019 National Car Club Awards, in association with Tourism Ireland, were revealed at a glittering awards dinner, hosted by Wheeler Dealers’ Mike Brewer on Saturday 23 March, celebrating the best of the UK classic motoring club scene. The MG Car Club was nominated for four awards, Outstanding Club Magazine of the Year […]

2019 BTCC 6s debut       

The wraps came off the 2019 British Touring Car Championship MG6s at today’s BTCC Media Day, held at Brands Hatch. Now under the stewardship of Excelr8 Motorsport, the two cars have been made over with a striking Union Jack-themed livery for Rob Smith’s car, while team-mate Sam Osborne’s 6 seemingly takes inspiration from the iconic […]

MG3 Low-Cost Racer has dynamic debut ahead of Silverstone Season Start this Saturday

Last week, the MG3 low-cost racer built by MG Car Club and SAIC Motor UK Technical Centre made its dynamic debut at Castle Combe Circuit. SAIC Motor UK Technical Centre Interns were tasked with building the car; using an ex-engineering vehicle as a donor car as part of the Internship Project. The car has been […]

Pam McCarthy

Dear Family and Friends Please join us for a memorial service honoring the life of  Pamela Claire McCarthy. The service will be held at Randalls Park Crematorium, Randalls Rd, Leatherhead KT22 0AG on 27th March at 1:15pm. We ask that you bring your prayers, thoughts and fondest memories of Pam. The reception will follow the memorial […]

MGLive! loses Silverstone venue & date

The MG Car Club are sorry to announce that due to Silverstone Circuits Limited’s decision to undertake essential track maintenance during June 2019, MGLive! has lost its venue and dates.

We’re at Race Retro this weekend!

  Race Retro is taking place at Stoneleigh Park 22nd-24th February! The Club will be in attendance at Stand 2-310 promoting all of the Club’s Motorsport Championships & Series. The MGB Register’s 1969 London to Sydney Marathon MGB has also been invited to attend and go on display in the Pride of Paddock display. Visitors […]

We’ve been shortlisted for 4 National Car Club Awards!

  The MG Car Club has been shortlisted for four awards at the 2019 National Car Club Awards! Established in 2016, the National Car Club Awards celebrate, recognise and honour the achievements of the nation’s car clubs, the enthusiastic people who run them and the remarkable cars they preserve and cherish. The 2019 NCCA will be […]

Record-breaking start for MG Motor UK

MG Motor UK has smashed its record for January new car sales. The latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) show a significant increase for the iconic British brand with 754 new car registrations secured in January, an increase of 59% versus 2018. MG is gaining a reputation as a rapidly […]

Registers rally for Stoneleigh Spares Day

This Sunday (10th February) sees the traditional MG show season curtain-raiser return with the MG and Triumph International Spares Show back once again. Held at the Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry, the MG Car Club will be represented by a selection of registers showcasing some of the very best the marque has to offer as the […]

MG continue dealer growth as Horsham Car Centre opens

MG Motor UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Horsham Car Centre as an MG dealer, the latest to join its growing national network. The dealership started trading from 1st February 2019 with the full MG range on display in a well-appointed showroom. The new opening is part of a very successful start to 2019 […]

MG UK arrive in Stroud

MG Motor UK has continued to expand its dealer network with the appointment of Thompson First in Stroud, Gloucestershire. A family-run business, Thompson First was founded in 1972 and has built a strong local reputation for customer service. Scott Thompson, Dealer Principal at Thompson First MG, comments: “We’re thrilled to join the MG network. We […]

Kimber House closed due to weather conditions

  Due to adverse weather conditions, the Club has made the reluctant decision to close its Kimber House headquarters today (Friday 1st February). We will reopen on Monday 4th February. MGLive! 2019 tickets are available to purchase online via the Club Shop – shop.mgcc.co.uk. If you would like to order tickets by phone, please call Kimber House on […]

MGLive! Tickets on sale 1st February with Super Early Bird Special Offer

  Super Early Bird Tickets for MGLive!, the world’s largest MG show, are set to go on sale on Friday 1st February at 10:00. The Super Early Bird Ticket offer is designed to ensure MG lovers & classic car fans alike have an opportunity to buy tickets at a heavily discounted rate whether they are […]

MG continue to strengthen dealer network

MG Motor UK is celebrating the appointment of Islington Motor Group to its dealer network. Islington Motor Group will represent the iconic British marque in Wiltshire from its state-of-the-art premises at Trowbridge Motor Park, Trowbridge. Established in 1979, Islington Motor Group will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with the MG brand on board. During the past […]

MG Car Club & Zed Register launch Campaign to Save Our Zeds

  MG ZR, ZS and ZT cars are disappearing from our roads fast; with over 78% of the cars ever built gone. The MG Car Club and Zed Register are hoping to reverse this trend with the launch of Save Our Zeds; a campaign to highlight the decline of Zed MGs and help equip owners […]

MG Motor celebrates biggest year ever!

  MG Motor UK is celebrating its biggest year ever, after achieving record car sales in 2018. Figures released by the SMMT confirmed that MG had reached its stated 2018 goal of more than doubling its sales volume versus the previous year. During the past 12 months, MG achieved several monthly sales records, securing an […]

T-Type hits the road for charity challenge

Two former car designers want to open up and kick out the stigma attached to talking about mental health and raise money to help those in need. Car designer-turned-reverend Adam Gompertz and director of the National Transport Design Centre Craig Callum are joining the Blue Diamond Riley Specialists team, driving a 1949 MG TC from […]

Come see us at Autosport International this weekend!

This weekend, the Autosport International show is taking place at the NEC, Birmingham! Autosport International is the event for the very latest in motorsport, automotive and performance engineering technology, alongside cars and exhibitors from every level of motor racing, this must-attend event uniquely caters for the industry and motorsport fans alike! This year, we are […]

MG ZS achieves landmark 5,000th sale in the UK

MG Motor UK is celebrating yet another milestone for 2018, with the sale of its 5000th MG ZS.

Mighty Metro up for auction this January

A super-low mileage 1985 MG Metro 6R4 is to be offered at Silverstone Auctions’ debut sale at Autosport International on 12th January at the NEC, Birmingham.

MG Motor continue record-breaking year

Continuing its impressive upward trajectory, MG Motor UK has once again achieved record-breaking new car registration figures across its growing dealer network.

Rob Smith becomes EXCELR8’s first BTCC driver signing

Rob Smith has been confirmed as the first signing for new British Touring Car Championship squad Excelr8 Motorsport.

SAIC Design Challenge Winners Announced

On October 25th this year, the sixth ‘SAIC DESIGN CHALLENGE’ award closing ceremony was held at the SAIC Design Center in Shanghai, China. As part of the global competitions highlight 30 final concepts were selected to be made into physical mock ups. The ceremony exhibited an array of innovative ideas of students from top design […]

Electric ZS unveiled in China

MG’s first fully-electric production vehicle, an electric version of the ZS SUV, dubbed the eZS, has been unveiled in China. Externally identical to the conventionally powered ZS, the plug-in gets subtle ‘eZS’ badging applied to the rear and a unique alloy wheel design. The charging ports are hidden behind in a panel behind the grille’s […]

Colour the skies with MG!

MG Motor UK is delighted to announce that it has renewed its long-standing, four-year relationship with Birmingham Airport, meaning that the iconic British brand will continue to greet visitors to one of the UK’s largest regional airports. The deal will see MG take pride of place outside the Airport until at least August 2021, after […]

MGLive! 2019 Date Announced!

The world’s largest MG show, MGLive! is set to return to Silverstone on the 15-16 June 2019. In 2019, we will be celebrating the MG marque’s 95th birthday with our annual festival of all things MG. On track, the MG Car Club and guest Championships will be battling it out on Silverstone’s famous Grand Prix layout. […]

EXCELR8 Motorsport joins BTCC with MG entry

Excelr8 Motorsport will step up to the British Touring Car Championship in 2019  after securing a deal to take over the running of the MG6 GT machines. The Norfolk-based squad has purchased the MGs from the AMD Tuning team, together with the TOCA BTCC Licences (TBLs) required to run them in the full 2019 championship. […]

Kimber House – Amended opening hours Thurs 8th – Mon 12th Nov

  Kimber House’s opening hours are going to be reduced over the next few days due to staff attendance at NEC Classic. A skeleton staff will be on hand during these hours, but please bear in mind it may take a little longer than normal to answer the phones and reply to queries. Thursday 8th […]

Stolen BGT & MGA : Member Alert

UPDATE: MGA 168 BWN was also stolen from Raynes Park on the same date as the below MGB. It is Chariot red with a Biscuit interior and top. Chassis number GHN2/102072 Engine number 16GC-U-H/1934 Body number B33998 It has been damaged on the back driver’s side during the theft. If you see this car for […]

RICHARD LADDS: Statement from MG Owners Club

Statement from Richard Monk, General Manager, MG Owners Club: “It is with great sadness we announce that our highly respected Editor of “Enjoying MG” Richard Ladds lost his long battle with cancer last Tuesday 2nd October. Richard passed away peacefully at home and he will be greatly missed by his family, friends and the MG community. […]

MG Motor UK achieves most successful Q3 ever!

MG Motor UK continues to be the fastest growing car manufacturer in the UK after achieving its most successful Q3 ever.

Staff Update: Jade Beckett joins the MG Car Club

  There is a new face around Kimber House; Jade Beckett has joined the team as Brand Communications Manager, looking after the Club’s Marketing & PR activities. Jade has joined the Club on a part-time basis from Silverstone Circuit where she was responsible for Marketing & PR for the circuit’s Motorsport calendar. Jade has a […]

MG Car Club welcomes SAIC Design Team to Kimber House

On Friday (21st September),  The MG Car Club played host to a visit from key members of the Design Team of SAIC, MG’s Parent Company. Shao Jingfeng (Global Design Director), Zhong Chen (Head of Design) and Carl Gotham (SAIC Design European Advanced Design Director). The team have been in the UK for the recent opening […]

SAIC Design opens Advanced Design Studio in Central London

SAIC Motor, ranked 35th in the Global Fortune 500 and 7th largest automotive company, has today (19th September 2018), opened its Advanced London Design Studio (Advanced London), based in a newly-renovated building in the heart of London on the Marylebone Road. The ground-breaking new creative space is the first SAIC Motor studio in the world to specialise in […]

MGB Register Lecture: 50th Anniversary of London to Sydney Marathon

  To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 London to Sydney Marathon, the MGB Register is making the event the focus of their Annual Lecture, which takes place later this month. The MGB Register has recently restored UMD 534F, which received support from the BMC Competitions Department and was driven on the rally by […]

Notice of Club AGM

Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of  The MG Car Club Limited will be held on Saturday October 20 2018 at MG Motor Longbridge Commencing at 4.00pm Apologies for Absence. To approve the minutes of the AGM held October 21 2017. To receive the Financial Statements for the year ending December 31 2017 together […]

Kimber House Closed to visitors 31/08/2018

Due to commitments to events and motorsport meetings, Kimber House is today closed to visitors (Friday 31st August 2018).   A skeleton staff remains to answer your calls and queries, but please bear in mind that it may take a little while longer to answer your calls. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank-you for […]

AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing keen to impress in ‘home’ event

The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team will hope to impress this weekend when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads for Knockhill for the eighth round of the season.

Midget Register Road Run to Stowe House – Sunday 2nd September

MIDGET REGISTER ROAD RUN TO STOWE HOUSE AND LANDSCAPE GARDENS SUNDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2018 Starting at the Motor Hub near Bibury this year’s route will take you through some typical Cotswold Villages and lanes where you can enjoy the scenery at a leisurely pace. There are several Pubs along the route where you can stop off […]

SVW Register joins Facebook

Do you own an SA, VA, or WA? Well if you do, this Facebook group could be for you! MGCC members and owners of those luxurious cars of the 1930s rank amongst some of the rarest cars to have worn the Octagon and remain highly prized today. If you own one, or are interested in […]

MG Motor unveil the new MG3

MG Motor UK, the UK’s fastest growing car manufacturer, is delighted to introduce New MG3; the latest addition to the iconic British brand’s rapidly evolving product range.Replacing the brand’s current MG3, which sold over 10,000 units in its four years on sale, the stylish supermini is a natural evolution, bringing it into MG’s new design […]

Open Day at Kimber House – Sunday 12th August

  On Sunday 12th August the MG Car Club’s Midget Register is holding an open day at the Club’s headquarters, Kimber House in Abingdon.

MG HS unveiled in China

Hot on the heels of the X-Motion concept, MG’s new SUV, the HS, has been unveiled to the Chinese media. The HS is the latest MG to adopt the new family face as seen on the ZS, China-market MG6 and the soon-to-be-facelifted MG3. Big on tech and features, the HS follows the trend set by […]

Weekend Preview: What’s on? August 11th & 12th

There are plenty of events up and down the country for you to enjoy this weekend! Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th August MGCC: North West Centre Anglesey Race Meeting The North West Centre will attend the Cockshoot Cup at Anglesey.  Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th August MGCC: Magnette Register Harrogate MG Show The Magnette Register will be attending […]

MG Motor UK go from strength to strength

MG Motor UK has announced record new car registrations as the iconic British brand continues to go from strength-to-strength in the UK market. The July sales results, taken from the latest SMMT market report, show that MG has achieved an impressive 5,099 new car registrations so far in 2018, over 600 cars more than it […]

MG Motor UK add 5 new dealers

MG Motor UK has added five new partners to its dealer network as it continues to drive towards its goal of establishing a full national network of 120 sites by 2020. The latest additions to the MG network are Crayford & Abbs in north Norfolk, Thomas & Davies in Merthyr Tydfil, McMillan Motors in Greenock, […]

Weekend Preview: What’s on? August 4th & 5th

This weekend is definitely a popular one in the Club’s event calendar! There are numerous events up and down the country for you to enjoy:

AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing takes top ten from tough Snetterton weekend

The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team salvaged a top ten finish from a tough weekend on track as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season resumed at Snetterton.

New look AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing line-up readies for Snetterton challenge

The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team will debut a new look driver line-up when the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season resumes this weekend at Snetterton.

London to Sydney Marathon 50th Anniversary Event – Sunday 29th July

On Sunday 29th July, the MG Car Club will be joining the Historic Marathon Rally Group in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the London to Sydney Marathon. The event takes place at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon from 10am until 4:30pm and will also celebrate the other endurance rallies and marathons that followed in its wake through […]

Event News: MG Car Club Italia – Memorial Fabio Filippello

Our friends in the MG Car Club Italia are organising what promises to be a fantastic event this October – all in memory of their late and much-loved President, Fabio Filippello. Taking in some stunning Italian countryside and culture, there are two options – a three-day tour from the 5th-7th of October and a pre-tour […]

Kimber House – Closed to visitors 20/7/18

With much of the Club’s staff committed to our attendance at Silverstone Classic today and this weekend, Kimber House is today closed to visitors. A skeleton staff remains to answer the telephones and support member’s queries and membership renewals etc. We apologise for any inconvenience.

MG Motor add to management team

MG Motor UK is delighted to announce three new senior management appointments as part of its strategic drive to significantly increase sales volumes and develop its dealer network in the UK. Daniel Gregorious joins as the new Head of Sales and Marketing, bringing over 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry, having held senior sales, […]

British Sportscar Weekend – A Note of Thanks

A huge vote of thanks to all of the volunteers and marshals who helped run and organise the very successful meeting at Donington over the weekend. Whether you were a marshal, a volunteer helping in other areas, official or just a spectator, our sincere thanks. Without your support the two Clubs, Morgan Sports Car Club […]

Get closer to the racing action at Donington Park this weekend!

How would you like to get as close as possible to the racing action at the British Sportscar Weekend at Donington Park this coming Saturday and Sunday? MG Car Club members can really do their bit for the cause by volunteering as a race marshal at this prestigious inaugural event, which features a packed schedule […]

MGB Register Lecture 2018 – book your tickets today!

This year’s MGB Register lecture will celebrate the story of the 1968 London to Sydney Marathon on its 50th Anniversary. Held at Radley College, Abingdon, special guests will include Works legends Paddy Hopkirk and Alec Poole who finished 2nd on the event together with Rosemary Smith who finished in a Lotus Cortina. They’ll be joined by Peter Browning and […]

MG Motor report continuing growth

MG Motor UK has already beaten 2017’s new car annual registrations volume, reaching over 4,441 registrations by the 4th July and remaining on course to double its sales volumes in 2018.

Get your tickets for British Sportscar Weekend and MG Saloon Day!

The weekend of 14th/15th July is set for something truly spectacular – British Sportscar Weekend and MG Saloon Day. A whole weekend of on-track action, led by the Morgan Sports Car Club and the MG Car Club will see a fantastic selection of British Sportscars battling it out, while the infield will play host to […]

Marathon B makes Bicester bow

The 1968 London to Sidney MGB of Jean Denton joined other historic rally cars at this weekend’s Classic and Sportscar Show, held at Bicester Heritage. The B was part of the inaugural show’s “Historic and Rally Car Class’ in its Concours, rubbing shoulders with other iconic BMC rally cars, such as ‘Puff The Magic Wagon’ – […]

AmD BTCC MG6s in the points at Oulton Park

The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team picked up a double points score with its MG6 GT pairing as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship headed to Oulton Park for the fourth round of the year.

Zed Register open day at Kimber House

The MGCC’s Zed Register is throwing open the doors to Kimber House Sunday 24th June. Members from the Zed Register committee will be on hand alongside staff from Kimber House to answer queries, give tours and welcome both members and non-members to the Club’s home. The Club shop will be open, allowing you to grab […]

2018 MGLive! California Cup & Autosolo Results

Please find below the complete results for the 2018 California Cup and MGLive! Autosolo, held at MGLive! 2018 on June 2nd and 3rd. Once again both the Cali Cup and Autosolo was a fantastic success and enjoyed a superb number of entries with a fantastic variety of MGs competing in both events. Huge thanks to […]

MG continues to deliver record sales figures

MG Motor UK has continued to achieve growing sales figures throughout the month of May. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed results confirming that MG continues to outperform the new car market with a year-to-date volume increase of 103 per cent compared with the first five months of 2017.

Kimber House closed this Friday

Due to post-event stocktaking following the Club’s flagship MGLive! event at Silverstone last weekend, please be aware that Kimber House will be closed on Friday June 8. Note that we will not be able to greet visitors or answer phones during this time.

MGLive! 2018 advance ticket sales now closed

Advance ticket sales for MGLive! on June 2-3 have now closed, but if you haven’t ordered yours don’t despair, as they will still be available on the gate at Silverstone.

AmD and AutoAid gear up for Thruxton

  The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team will seek to maintain its strong start to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season when the series heads for Thruxton this weekend for the third round of the year. The West Thurrock-based team picked up a pair of points scoring finishes last time out at […]

The World is heading to Silverstone – are you?

  There’s less than a month to go to MGLive! 2018 and it’s shaping up to be the best yet! With visitors from China, India, Australia, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, the United States, South Africa and Dubai to name just a few, the world really is heading to Silverstone this 2nd and 3rd of June. With […]

Duckhams Oils gets into gear for MGLive!

The MG Car Club has teamed up with Duckhams Oils for MGLive! 2018, working together to create the new Duckhams Village Green at this year’s showpiece for all things MG.

MG Motor to put the ‘Live!’ into MGLive!

Iconic British brand MG is teaming up with the MG Car Club to create the inaugural MG Motor Live Arena at MGLive! 2018.

Top traders at MGLive!

If you’re looking for MG goodies, look no further than MGLive! at Silverstone on June 2-3.  A wide range of traders will be in attendance throughout the weekend, with returning favourites, new vendors and more being confirmed all the time!

MG confirms Australian motorsport entry

A race-prepared MG6 PLUS is to be campaigned in the 2018 Australian Production Car Series under the MG Motorsport Australia banner.

BTCC MG6s add to points tally at Donington

Despite enduring a challenging weekend, the AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team emerged from the second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship meet of the season at Donington Park with a brace of points-scoring finishes in its pair of ex-Works MG6 GTs. Photography Aaron Lupton

BTCC replica MG6 GT to be given away

The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team has announced the launch of a special competition to win a road-going version of the MG6 GT that’s being raced in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season.

AmD MG6s look to continue good BTCC form

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads to Donington Park for the second round of the year this weekend, with the AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team hoping for another positive weekend in its pair of MG6 racers.

Get your tickets for MGLive!

Anticipation is really hotting up ahead of MGLive! 2018, which takes place in just a little over a month’s time!

MG unwraps its X-Motion concept at Beijing Motor Show

MG has unveiled its latest concept, the stunning X-Motion, at the Beijing Motor Show today (April 25).

MG Motor UK invests £500,000 into Longbridge

MG Motor UK has made a significant £500,000 investment into its Training Centre and distribution hub at Longbridge in order to support UK market growth.

MG Car Club set for Indian expansion

The MG Car Club has taken large steps towards creating a new car club culture for India following a very successful week in Delhi as guests of MG Motor India.

MG’s Cecil Kimber College training academy achieves IMI accreditation

Following significant investment in its Longbridge Training Venue, MG Motor UK has announced that the Cecil Kimber College has now been accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). This highly coveted industry recognition signifies that MG has the capacity and high-standard infrastructure to deliver technical training to repairers across the MG dealer network.

MG concept to break cover at Beijing Autoshow

MG is planning to take the wraps off its latest concept, the X-Motion, at this year’s Beijing Motor Show. It’s thought to be closely related to the Roewe RX8,  and Maxus D90, two cars launched last year.  The MG X-Motion is a large SUV, a product that has been part of MG’s plans since 2017. SUVs […]

MG6s impress at BTCC Season opener

The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team enjoyed a fine start to the new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship with its pair of MG6 race cars at Brands Hatch over the weekend, with four top-ten finishes leaving it an impressive fourth in the early season title standings.

Just two months until MGLive! 2018

The countdown is well and truly on for MGLive! 2018 as it is just two months away!

Silverstone Classic early bird deadline fast approaching

There’s just a few days left to get your early bird discounts for the Silverstone Classic event ahead of the March 31st deadline.

AmD MG6 breaks cover at Media Day

The new British Touring Car season was launched with a special Media Day at Donington park on 27th March, with the big news for MG enthusiasts the appearance of the two MG6 race cars completely rebuilt and resplendent in a striking new livery.

MGCC attracts crowds at busy NEC Resto Show

The MGCC was in the thick of the action as this year’s Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show, with Discovery, proved to be the biggest – and busiest – yet.

FWD Chairman Ben Hatton awarded Young Member of the Year

Congratulations to MG Car Club FWD Register chairman Ben Hatton, who collected the trophy for Young Member of the Year during the National Car Club Awards on Saturday 24th March.

MGCC at Practical Classics Classic Car & Resto Show this weekend

The MG Car Club will fully embrace the hands-on approach with a variety-packed display at this weekend’s Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show.

Kimber House closed 22nd & 23rd March

Due to staff attending the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show at the Birmingham’s NEC this weekend, the MGCC’s Kimber House headquarters will be closed on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd March. Staff levels will also be reduced on Monday 26th March as clean-up for the event takes place.  

MG6 BTCC driver line-up confirmed for 2018

Scottish driver Rory Butcher is to drive the second AmDtuning.com with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance MG6 GT for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season, the team has confirmed.

Magnette styling model added to MGCC archive

One of the latest additions to the MGCC’s comprehensive archive is a 1/4-scale MG Magnette ‘styling’ model, and the Club is now appealing for more information about this remarkable discovery.

MGA to star in new Car SOS episode

The new series of Car SOS will premiere on the National Geographic channel tonight (8th March) at 8pm, and the first episode will cover the restoration of a 1959 MGA Roadster.

50 year members celebrate at Kimber House

Wednesday 7th March saw the Club hold a special days honouring some of the longest-serving members of the MG Car Club – the 50 year members.

MG report soaring sales

MG Motor UK has announced another exceptional month for sales, cementing its strong start to 2018. The manufacturer recorded 186 vehicle registrations in February – an increase of 67% when compared to the same period last year. This latest rise in registrations means MG continues to buck the trend, with the market experiencing another downturn […]

All new MGs to now come with at least a five-year warranty

  MG Motor UK has reiterated its confidence in the entire MG range by announcing its most comprehensive warranty packages ever. All new MGs will receive at least five years of cover as standard, providing customers with peace-of-mind motoring long after they have driven out of the showroom.

MG Car Club shortlisted for five National Car Club awards

Having won the National Car Club of the Year award in 2017, the MG Car Club is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in five separate categories for 2018.

MGLive! countdown: 99 days to go!

It’s now just 99 days until the biggest gathering of MGs in the world takes place, as MGLive! returns to Silverstone on June 2nd and 3rd.  

MGCC Registers fly the flag at MG and Triumph Spares Day

Five of the MG Car Club’s Registers enjoyed a successful day at the International MG and Triumph Spares Day, which took place on Sunday 11th February at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.  

MG and Triumph Spares Day this Sunday

Several of the Club’s Registers will be hosting displays at the International MG and Triumph Spares Day, which takes place this Sunday (11th February) at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, Warwickshire.

MG Motor UK enjoys record January sales

MG Motor UK has announced an exceptional month for sales, reporting a total of 475 vehicle registrations in January –  a staggering 130% increase compared to the same period in 2017. Despite a market downturn of 6.3%, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), MG has successfully bucked the […]