MG Metro, Maestro and Montego

Model Guide

MG Metro

MG Metro

Launched in 1982, the MG Metro had generally good and competitive spec and performance. The limitations of the A series engine was seen as a disadvantage to the 5 speed gearboxes that most of the competitors had. In 1983 MG released a turbo version, a leader for its day, it was very capable of handling the 93 bhp of the standard engine.

So, you’re looking to buy an MG Metro?

Our detailed model review and buying guide for the MG Metro is coming soon.

MG Maestro

MG Maestro

The Metro was followed by the Maestro (1983), it was the long-awaited five-door hatchback. It was built at the new plant at Cowley. The Maestro carried an innovative electronic instrumentation, this was the first time on a British car, an advanced electronic instrumentation system was controlled by two microprocessors. In 1989 a turbo version was released due to the growing band of 16 valve hot hatch cars.

So, you’re looking to buy an MG Maestro?

Our detailed model review and buying guide for the MG Maestro is coming soon.

MG Montego

The big brother to the Maestro was the Montego introduced in 1984. Using the existing floor-pan of the Maestro, the Montego was made wider by 2″, providing more legroom for the rear seat passengers. Strictly a four door saloon, there were many special features that were only available on the MG Montego including a deeper front spoiler and a boot mounted one. In 1985 the MG Montego Turbo was announced, the fastest production MG ever made.

So, you’re looking to buy an MG Montego?

Our detailed model review and buying guide for the MG Montego is coming soon.

Owning an MG Metro, Maestro or Montego

Here are some resources to help you decide if an MG Metro, Maestro or Montego is the car for you.

Run by dedicated and friendly MG enthusiasts, we are here to help you get the most out of owning your MG. Our FWD Register is run by enthusiastic volunteers and technical experts who will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have when it comes to owning an MG Metro, Maestro or Montego.

For details see the FWD Register website.

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