BIRMINGHAM, U.K. – Amid plumes of dry ice and loud music, MG Rover takes the covers off its brand new sports car at the British Motor Show here. If power, rather than profit, is the measure, then the U.K.'s only volume car company is alive and well and truly back in business. Produced by the Group's MG Sport and Racing division, the new MG XPower SV car features a 465-hp 5.0L V-8. It has a top speed in excess of 200 mph (321 km/h) and can reach 60 mph (97 km/h) in less than 4.2 seconds. ...

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