RE: Shed of the Week | MG ZT-T 160

RE: Shed of the Week | MG ZT-T 160

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FrankGS

1 posts

1 month

Thursday 24th November
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It might surprise some readers, but the Rover diesel version - the mobile gentleman's wardrobe complete with enough wood for a decent bonfire, boasts a Beemer oil burning motor.

And with the X Power upgrade, also shoves out 160BHP.

Even the auto version can surprise many a traffic light hero in their miniature shed producing more decibels than BHP!

Rob 131 Sport

1,483 posts

36 months

Friday 25th November
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FrankGS said:
It might surprise some readers, but the Rover diesel version - the mobile gentleman's wardrobe complete with enough wood for a decent bonfire, boasts a Beemer oil burning motor.

And with the X Power upgrade, also shoves out 160BHP.

Even the auto version can surprise many a traffic light hero in their miniature shed producing more decibels than BHP!
Whatever the power, they look truly awful with no appeal now or when they were launched. Sales disaster.

Muddle238

3,337 posts

97 months

Friday 25th November
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Rob 131 Sport said:
Whatever the power, they look truly awful with no appeal now or when they were launched. Sales disaster.
Actually they do have an appeal. Hence why they’re still on the road and why so many posters on here are saying they're decent cars having experienced ownership of them.

Not everyone wants a pseudo-aggressive looking German trend-following monotone eurobox.


Bennet

1,915 posts

115 months

Friday 25th November
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barrya56 said:
I've got one and love it, it's a daily driver and an ongoing project. If you're up for that in your life, I highly recommend an MG ZT-T.
^^ This is right.

I have had a ZT-T for the last five years or so. I really like it, but I wouldn’t exactly recommend one to a non-enthusiast. IME they are not unreliable in the sense of being likely to let you down or leave you stranded – but do your research before you buy. Prospective owners need to be willing to learn about it and it will cost money to get everything how it should be. If you’re on board with that, you can come out with a great car.

On the upside, parts are pretty cheap, most things you're likely to need are readily available (except V6 inlet manifolds) and the online community is very supportive and helpful. (Partly because it's full of retired blokes with nothing better to do.)