Autocar notebook: MG for a midfielder and Nissan’s GT-Ramen Car News

A noodle soup, a crystal ball and football cars? It must be time for the Autocar notebook…

MG for a millionaire

Footballers and cars, huh? Cristiano Ronaldo owns an £8.5million Bugatti Centodieci, Neymar a Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita and Heung-min Son a LaFerrari. However, Thiago Alcântara has just picked up an MG ZS EV from Holdcroft Cheshire Oaks MG. “I really wanted to try an EV,” said the father-of-two, adding that the sub-£30,000 SUV promises “everyday versatility and comfort”.

Appropriately for a Liverpool player, he chose the premium trophy trim.

There can only be one

The Genesis GV60 gives strong hints about the brand’s future electric vehicles, but creative director Luc Donckerwolke is keen to not use the same quirky features in each one. Take the crystal ball gear selector: “I think it’s great, but I think in other segments it will be interpreted in a different way. It would be really boring if I had the same crystal sphere in all the cars. I tend to get bored pretty quickly. I like to turn the page and go further. It keeps me young.

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This notice was published: 2022-03-22 00:01:23

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