MG ZT 2001-2006


June 3, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
MG ZT 190 (2001-2006)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
140
0-60 mph
7.7
0-100 mph
22
1/4 mile
16.7
0-1km
30.2
BHP
187 @6500rpm
Torque lbft
181 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
121
MPG UK/US
28/23
Engine capacity CC/CU
2497/152
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
186.6
Width (in)
70
Height (in)
55.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3400
Additional Info: Also available as an estate (MG ZT-T). Other engines in the line up include: The ZT 120 with 118bhp 0-60 in 10.9, ZT 160 1.8T (Turbo) with 157bhp 0-60 in 8.2, ZT 160 2.5 V6 also with 157bhp 0-60 in 8.7, ZT 180 2.5 V6 with 174bhp 0-60 in 8.6, ZT 190 (above), ZT 120 CDTi 2.0 with 114bhp 0-60 in 11, ZT 135 CDTi 2.0 with 129bhp 0-60 in 10.3, ZT 260 (see below). Note: automatics are available and are slightly slower. Facelift models ran from 2004-2005, although there were some 2006 registered cars, in fact there are even some UK registered 2007 ones around. There is also a supercharged 2.5 V6 called the ZT 220S, built by the Australian MG/Rover group, it puts out around 220bhp and gets to 60 in around 7 secs. The ZT was renamed in 2007 the MG 7 by it’s Chinese Owners (Nanjing Automobile).

 

MG ZT 260 (2003-2006)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
6.2
0-100 mph
16.3
1/4 mile
14.9
0-1km
26.9
BHP
256 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
302 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
152
MPG UK/US
21/18
Engine capacity CC/CU
4601/281
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
186.6
Width (in)
70
Height (in)
55.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3700
Additional Info: Uses the Ford Mustang’s 4.6 litre V8 engine and also a modified 5 speed gearbox from the Mustang. Note other 0-60 and 0-100 times quoted regularly are 6.7 and 17.1 respectively. A Special model by XPower was also created, called the ZT XPower 385 with a Supercharged 379bhp 4.6 litre V8 with a 0-60 time of 5 secs, 0-100 in 11 secs and a 175mph top speed.

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