Six years after the spectacular implosion of this once-proud British sports-car builder, MG is back, albeit with a strong oriental flavour.
What was left of Morris Garages, founded in 1924 by Cecil Kimber, wound up as part of Shanghai Automobile Industry Corporation, including the historic Longbridge plant.
SAIC set up a new design studio and engineering plant on the old site, to focus on European, and more specifically British, styling and design.
They created the first all-new MG in 16 years - and now that car will be coming to South Africa.
Combined Motor Holdings has been appointed the SA distributor for MG and will re-launch the brand at this year's Johannesburg motor show, from October 6-16, with the South African release of the MG6 four-door.