New Roewe i6 to become next-generation MG 6.

By Mark Andrews

Autocar. 18/11/2016

Chinese brand Roewe has revealed its new i6 saloon at the Guangzhou motor show; the MG 6 is expected to borrow heavily from it

In China, the i6 will have three powertrain options: a 123bhp 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine with 125lb ft of torque; a 1.5-litre petrol unit also used in the MG GS, which produces 164bhp and 184lb ft of torque; and a plug-in hybrid option, which combines the 1.0-litre petrol unit with an 82bhp electric motor.

These engines are also likely to feature in the MG ZS small SUV, which will also come to the UK after a London motor show launch in May 2017.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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