MG Icon revealed

23 Apr, 2012 11:05am Luke Madden

The Juke-rivalling MG Icon concept has made its debut at the Beijing Motor Show

MG Motor has unveiled the Icon at the Beijing Motor Show; a Juke-rivalling SUV concept thought to hint at a production model for the brand.

The four-seater was designed by Brit Tony Williams and his team at parent company's SAIC's HQ in Shanghai. It gets plenty of old MG styling cues, including MGB-inspired vertical daylight running lights, MGB GT-inspired external hinges on the tailgate and an interior inspired by the MG TA.

It's based on the SAIC ZP platform that also underpins the MG3 supermini, and a roadster version could also be on the cards.

We were told that the MG Icon is likely to become part of MG's plans for the future, but don't expect to see it on the road until at least 2015.

Before then, the firm will release the MG3 supermini and MG5 family hatch in 2013 and 2014 respectively.