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Automaker MG unveils new car in Britain

Updated: 2013-06-13 09:37
( Xinhua)

Automaker MG unveils new car in Britain
The newly unveiled MG3. [Photo/saicmg.com]

BIRMINGHAM -- Chinese owned auto maker MG unveiled the full range of styles for the MG3 at its Birmingham-based European Design Centre on Wednesday.

The new car, MG3, carried forward many of the styling cues first illustrated on the MG ZERO concept car, again designed at SAIC Motors European Design Centre.

The SAIC, MG's parent company, is one of the largest automotive company in the world and China's leading auto firm.

The MG3 is a distinctive statement of modern British style designed to target young and style conscious buyers, wanting something that's different from anything else in the market.

"This new MG3 is a great package for the increasing number of European customers looking for a stylish small car, that's affordable and practical to own," said Guy Jones, MG Motor UK's Sales & Marketing Director.

The MG Motor UK is based in Birmingham, along with SAIC Motors European Technical Engineering Centre and they jointly employ 400 people in automotive styling, design, engineering, manufacturing and support services.