Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2007 08:20:43 +0100 From: johannes <johsnospam-nospamme95754-fitter.com> Subject: Re: What killed this group?
DervMan wrote: > > "Adrian" <toomany2cvsnospaml.com> wrote in message > news:Xns999EA16A313E7adrianachapmanfreeisnospam153.245.131... > > DervMan (thedervmannospaml.com) gurgled happily, sounding much like they > > were saying : > > > >> People still want the MG ZR, ZS, ZT derived from the Rover 25, 45, 75. > >> More so the ZR. It isn't a unique product, merely something that is > > > > factory-chavved. Saves dealing with the muppets at Halfords, I s'pose. > > Correct. Regardless of taste, people still want it. > > Somebody at the office chopped in their Audi S3 for a ZR 2.0 diesel. "Oh I > bought the S3 back in May but it's been too expensive to run, my ZR is as > quick* but British** and cheaper to run." > > *coughing fit. > > **hacking up and coughing fit. The MG Z cars was a bold move. It worked for a while, but time went on and there were no replacements on the horizon, while their competitors had undergone several transformations. That was in particular a problem for ZR and ZS. The cars looked more and more like Halfords tarted up bangers.