MG to resurrect ZS badge

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MG has announced it is to bring back the ZS badge for its new compact SUV, which launches next Monday

This new model will be the second SUV in the firm's line-up, following on from the GS SUV, which was launched in 2016.

The ZS badge was first used on 'sportier' MG saloons from 2001-2005.  Originally planned to be called 'XS', the UK-spec models will now follow the global naming plan.

Carl Gotham, Design Director of SAIC European Design Centre, said: “It’s a really exciting time for MG as it starts to roll out its new brand identity. Emotional Dynamism brings to the fore a premium feel to the new Compact-SUV with exceptional attention to detail throughout, such as the distinctive detailing on the ‘eye’ headlights and signature tail lights. It has a level of detailing and range of impressive features you would not expect to find on a car of this size or price.”

No engine or trim options have been revealed, but they are expected to be announced closer to the cars official launch next week.

The ZS will join the range between the MG3 supermini and MG GS larger SUV.

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