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MG ZT 220S: First Look

have been around for than 25 years

and know a or two about tuning a ‘charger


The car with an Aussie connection

MG Australia is set to expand its model in spectacular fashion with the of the the supercharged MG ZT220S.

The highly ZT will be available for release a choice of either a 5-speed transmission or a 5-speed adaptive and costs just $9,900 the standard sedan.

It is aimed at enthusiasts and buyers who are after power than usual, and who to keep their warranties as some modifications will your warranty.

The combination of a relatively small V6 and a locally-sourced supercharger gives the British car a much-needed boost, so to

MG’s performance tests that the 220S, where the 220 for horsepower, will deliver an 20% increase in peak torque and over the standard 2.5-litre V6.

of the 220S will be brisk, no about that, with power of 165kW @ 6400rpm and torque of 288Nm @ 4100rpm from the all-alloy, quad V6.

The resulting powerband, or the distance in between peak torque and is some 2300rpm, and should the new MG with very strong punch.

The high efficiency, low-boost type supercharger has been locally through Sprintex based in Perth, Western and like the Ford’s new cult the XR6 Turbo Falcon. the low boost help prolong the life of the

Every MG ZT that is specified for is delivered to Sprintex direct MG Rover where a Supercharger is installed.

This conversion the replacement and inclusion of a number of including a a fabricated inlet to replace the original unit, ECU, boost bypass a secondary fuel injector, brackets and of course the twin supercharger.

Manual variants of the 165 kilowatt are also fitted with a rated clutch to ensure the power is delivered to the front without protest and, on all vehicles also undergo calibrations on a vehicle dyno.

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The of the supercharger is then checked a full quality control

Each Owners manual include an addendum identifying the and maintenance requirements of the vehicle, specific engine oil and fuel

Michel De Vriendt, Managing of MG Rover Australia has this to say the new sports sedan, The standard ZT 180 is an car, with very power delivery combined magnificent handling characteristics.

With its well-regarded chassis we felt there was a tremendous to further enhance the vehicle s performance. The Sprintex Supercharger programme has allowed us to do this. Not has power and performance been overall acceleration has been

The ZT220S manual will 100km/h from a standing in approximately 7.1 seconds, on par with European sports sedans retail at higher costs. The will be able to meet same milestone in approximately 8.3 concluded De Vriendt.

For homologation and reasons, complete tuning will be fitted locally by Sprintex technicians prior to to authorised MG Rover dealerships. All models will be covered by a warranty, and the tuning kit will be available with a recommended price of $9,900.

All certification requirements have now completed by MG, and it is anticipated the first deliveries will commence in July 2004. The new supercharged is an alluring vehicle, with equipment including large 18-inch alloy wheels, levelling xenon headlights, seats and automatic climate

With all the standard features of the ZT it will appeal to many who want good accelerative with the extra kick of induction, but who don’t want to luxury and comfort, or who don’t to own a high-maintenance prestige V8.

And because of its connection, the new supercharged MG is expected to favour with many and is one vehicle we’ll be watching very close interest.

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