The first details of the new MGTF has been revealed. The MGTF is successor to Britain's best selling MGF sports car that it will replace in February 2002 and it is styled by MG Rover Group's renowned designer Peter Stevens. The TF has evolved from the popular MGF and features a new exterior appearance, an all-new suspension design, higher performance K-engines and a host of new paint, trim and hood colours.
Four models now give customers a progressive range of performance, power and specification. Designated by numbers close to their power output the four-model range comprises the 1.6-litre TF115, the 1.8-litre TF135, the TF120 Stepspeed sports auto and the range-topping TF160.
The new MGTF will debut at the Brussels Motor Show in January 2002 and sales in the UK starts in Fabruary 2002.

MG TF Cab of the Year 2002

At the Geneva Motor Show in March 2002, Rob Oldaker, MG Rover Group's Product Development Director was presented with the "Cabrio of the Year" award 2002 for the new MG TF sports car.
This award, voted by a jury of 18 independent motoring journalists from 11 countries, is given to a new open-top car with outstanding design and appeal to a widespread international audience.
Accepting the award from Jean-Marie Revaz, President Geneva International Motor Show, Rob Oldaker commented: "Eight months ago the MG brand was represented by only the MGF sports car. We now have a full range of performance saloons, namely the MG ZR, MG ZS and MG ZT, a sports ZT-T estate and the new MG TF sports car, which was launched in February.


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