Blog: MG Rover's 'urban tough' Streetwise
Dave Leggett | 9 July 2003
And what about the new 'urban tough attitude' 25-based 'Streetwise'? Bigger wheels, raised suspension and more prominent moulded bumpers and off you go. I can't wait to see it in the flesh. It will either look strangely cool or totally naff, but you have to hand it to Rover for trying. And that Tata deal CityRover could yet be the company's saviour. It is a clever move for a company in Rover's position. If Professor Garel Rhys from Cardiff is right (and he's a guy who I have immense respect for, although I sense, like many in Britain, he has a soft spot for Rover that may cloud objectivity at times) the financial position of the company is not quite as bad as widely rumoured in the industry. Breakeven a couple of years away? It would be nice to think so.
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