Britain's independent MG Rover Group on Tuesday launched its long-awaited V8-powered MG ZT 260 V8. The rear-wheel drive vehicle, available in ZT saloon and ZT-T estate car (wagon) versions, has a 260bhp 4.6-litre V8 engine (a Ford Mustang unit) that delivers 410Nm of torque to deliver claimed class-leading acceleration, and is now available to order in the UK for an on-the-road price starting at £27,995 ($US46,310; €40,325).