David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
2/26/13 2:11 p.m.

Looks like the Lane Motor Museum is going to bring their Group B MG Metro to the Mitty.

Event details and stuff: http://grassrootsmotorsports.com/events/mitty13/

JeffHarbert
JeffHarbert Reader
2/26/13 2:40 p.m.

I had resigned myself to not coming to the '13 Mitty because chances are good I'll be on the road for most of July (driving from NC to WA, CA, CO, and back), but extras like this aren't helping.

bearmtnmartin
bearmtnmartin HalfDork
2/26/13 2:41 p.m.

Why, does someone NOT like them?

EvanB
EvanB PowerDork
2/26/13 2:46 p.m.
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

I don't believe it is possible to not like them.

BoxheadTim
BoxheadTim PowerDork
2/26/13 2:47 p.m.

Nice. I had a chance to see one run on an exhibition track at a UK classic race car show. Pretty impressive vehicle.

Matt B
Matt B Dork
2/26/13 2:54 p.m.

Uh, everybody?

93EXCivic
93EXCivic MegaDork
2/26/13 2:55 p.m.

I am super excited by this. The MG Metro 6R4 is right at the top of my all time favorite list.

JFX001
JFX001 UltraDork
2/26/13 7:23 p.m.
EvanB wrote:
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

I don't believe it is possible to not like them.

Communists...Communists don't like Group B. Neither do Florists.

oldeskewltoy
oldeskewltoy Dork
2/26/13 8:13 p.m.
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

Hmmm, I seem to remember something about "killer Bs"

ddavidv
ddavidv PowerDork
2/27/13 5:20 a.m.
oldeskewltoy wrote:
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

Hmmm, I seem to remember something about "killer Bs"

Except that isn't a Group B car.

People who don't like rally cars probably don't like beer and naked boobies either.

Jerry
Jerry Reader
2/27/13 6:58 a.m.

This guy likes Group B. This guy also didn't know where "The Mitty" was being held when he saw the ad in GRM. The flyer never says a city/state.

Alan Cesar
Alan Cesar Associate Editor
2/27/13 8:30 a.m.
Jerry wrote: This guy likes Group B. This guy also didn't know where "The Mitty" was being held when he saw the ad in GRM. The flyer never says a city/state.

It's at Road Atlanta, in Braselton, Georgia.

RossD
RossD UberDork
2/27/13 8:34 a.m.

I have one problem with the MG Metro 6R4. They said the V6 in it is just a Rover V8 with two jugs shaved off. Why not just the Rover V8? I suppose space is tight, but really....?

m4ff3w
m4ff3w UltraDork
2/27/13 8:54 a.m.
JFX001 wrote:
EvanB wrote:
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

I don't believe it is possible to not like them.

Communists...Communists don't like Group B. Neither do Florists.

Lada and Skoda disagree:

N Sperlo
N Sperlo UltimaDork
2/27/13 8:58 a.m.
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

Massive head trauma.

Adrian_Thompson
Adrian_Thompson UltraDork
2/27/13 9:00 a.m.
ddavidv wrote:
oldeskewltoy wrote:
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

Hmmm, I seem to remember something about "killer Bs"

Except that isn't a Group B car.

People who don't like rally cars probably don't like beer and naked boobies either.

How do you know that's not a Group B car? The original quattro was homologated first in Group 4, then Group B along with the various sport derivatives. Don't forget Group B was just the 200 off firebreathing monstors, many many cars were homologated in Group B

Raze
Raze SuperDork
2/27/13 10:06 a.m.

How can anyone not love cars from 25 years ago with manual everything that can still out-accelerate the best super/hypercars of today...

It's almost like one of the last massive performance leaps left to conquer in the automobile world...

oldsaw
oldsaw PowerDork
2/27/13 1:03 p.m.

Group B still lives on pavement and I fully endorse a Mitty Metro at Rd Atl. Moar Pleze?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTmJ_y5vHZQ&feature=player_detailpage

JFX001
JFX001 UltraDork
2/27/13 1:05 p.m.
m4ff3w wrote:
JFX001 wrote:
EvanB wrote:
bearmtnmartin wrote: Why, does someone NOT like them?

I don't believe it is possible to not like them.

Communists...Communists don't like Group B. Neither do Florists.

Lada and Skoda disagree:

Point taken.

Our Preferred Partners
H5JTqGerfpdNMkh3igSmvBo0d0uoDW7q72XHohze4mD8HEgrfTRUzbIXYozOSvxK