MG Icon Concept reveals itself

Share Our Knowledge With Your Friends, Contacts And Co-Workers

mgb small MG Icon Concept reveals itself S​AIC-owned M​G revealed sketches and renderings of the MG Icon a few days ago. Now Bitauto has pictures of the concept crossover live, getting ready for Beijing.

With some hints of MINI and Nissan Juke, the crossover’s biggest inspiration comes from an MG classic from the 1960s, the MG MGB.

A combination of retro and futuristic, the MG Icon is an interesting as a concept, but if this were to go into production it would have to be toned down.

icon01t MG Icon Concept reveals itself

icon02t MG Icon Concept reveals itself icon03t MG Icon Concept reveals itself

icon04t MG Icon Concept reveals itself

About the author  ⁄ Nathan Y

Nathan, also known as "Analyst" is a Chinese car enthusiast who has been following the development of the Chinese car industry since 2005.

5 Comments

  • Andy Gordon
    April 23, 2012

    As an MG lover and owner since the 1960′s, and current owner of an MGC GT, I feel strongly that the claims of the producers that this BMW mini-crossfire-juke-monkey mobile, is based on the MGB a cheap shot. You may have bought the name, but not the ethos.

  • vava1
    April 23, 2012

    Looks great

    I’d buy one!

  • PatrickT
    April 24, 2012

    Looks more like an updated Mini ACV 30 concept from the 90s. Striking yes, but with an extremely ugly rear end. Ugly rear ends seems to be a recurring theme with new MG designs (MG3 MG5, MG Icon concept… )

  • davo
    April 24, 2012

    oh dear Andy Gordon, its a slight homage to the MGB GT, not a BMW Mini rip off, dont be stuck in the past and accept change and progress for crying out loud. I’d love to own an MGA one day, but it doesnt mean i want or expect all cars to be of that ilk or design ethos. these designs are actually a huge step forward on what really was expected from MG’s new owners. ive recently driven the new MG6 and it really was a suprising drive!
    we all love MG’s of the past but let’s a least try and look forward!

  • tuga
    April 25, 2012

    I can see the MGB GT inspiration, but the rear wheel arches ruin the profile of the car and look like an after thought.

Leave a Comment

See News by Industry
Industry News China Green Auto News Spy Shots China Auto Culture
See News By Brand
Acura China Acura China Aston Martin China Aston Martin Audi China,FAW-Audi Audi China
Baojun Auto Baojun Beijing Auto Beijing Auto Group Beijing Auto Beijing Auto
Besturn Auto, FAW Besturn Besturn BMW China BMW China Brilliance Auto Brilliance Auto
Buick China Buick China Baojun Auto BYD Baojun Auto Cadillac
Changa,Chang'an Chang'an - Chana Changfeng Changfeng Changhe Auto Changhe
Chery Auto Chery Chevrolet China Chevrolet Chevrolet China Chrysler
Citroen China Citroen Dodge China Dodge Dodge China Citroen DS
Dongfeng Auto Dongfeng Geely Emgrand Emgrand Geely Emgrand Englon
FAW,First Automobile Works FAW Ferrari China Ferrari Fiat China Fiat
Foday Auto Foday Ford China,Changan-Ford Ford Guangzhou Auto Guangzhou Auto
Geely Auto Geely Geely Auto Gleagle GoNow Auto GoNow
Great Wall Great Wall Hafei Auto Hafei Haima Haima
Hawtai Hawtai Honda Honda Huanghai Yellow Sea Auto Huanghai (Yellow Sea)
Hyundai China Hyundai Infiniti China Infiniti JAC China JAC
Jaguar Jaguar Jinbei Jinbei JMC JMC
Kia Kia     Jaguar Land Rover
Landwind Landwind Lexus China Lexus Lifan Auto Lifan
Lincoln Lincoln Youngman Lotus Youngman Lotus Luxgen Luxgen
Mazda Mazda Mercedes China Mercedes MG - Morris Garages MG
MINI China MINI Mitsubishi China Mitsubishi Nissan China Nissan
Opel China Opel Opel China Peugeot Reely China Reely
Renault Riich Riich Riich Roewe
Rolls-Royce China Rolls-Royce SEAT SEAT Senova Senova/ShenBao
Double Ring Double Ring - Shuang Huan Sichuan Yema Sichuan Yema Skoda Skoda
Double Ring Smart Subaru Subaru Suzuki Suzuki
Toyota Toyota Volvo Volvo Volkswagen Volkswagen
Zotye Zotye   Others    
Close
Sign up today to receive China Car Times weekly newsletter!
Your name
Your email