MG 3: Next-gen Chinese hatch revealed in patent images
The same week spy photos were published of a new MG-branded light hatch, the new vehicle has been revealed courtesy of a patent filing.
The filing on the European Union Intellectual Property Office, published on August 3, shows the exterior of the light hatch.
While the filing doesn’t list a name or dimensions, this appears to be a light hatch and the presence of an MG badge suggests this is the long-awaited MG 3 replacement.
The front end styling is much more aggressive, aligning it visually with the MG 5 now arriving in Australian showrooms.
There’s somewhat of a “shark nose” effect, with the grille being lower and wider than that of the current car.
The bumper also has sportier, more intricate detailing, while the overhang appears longer overall than the current car.
With the camouflage out of the way, we have a better look a