In 2000, Qvale Auto Group continued its legacy of
cutting edge design and began production of the fabulous new Mangusta in Modena..
QAG later sold the rights to the Mangusta to Britain’s MG Rover Group. The launch of
MG Rover Group’s flagship model, the MG XPower SV was based on
the Qvale Mangusta, featuring its structure, suspension, engine and gearbox.
Qvale Motors –
Acquires MG product line – distributor for
Pacific North West – Qvale Motors.
Acquires distribution rights for MG & Jaguar for Northern California.
Establishes British Motor Car Distributors – Jaguar distributor –
sold 600 cars.
established with Reynold Johnson – VW distributor for Pacific North West.
Aston Martin added to product line up.
Riviera Motors –
appointed distributors for Porsche and Audi.
distribution rights for British Leyland on Pacific Southwest ( > 100 stores).
Purchased Jensen Motors Ltd in UK – Jensen Interceptor, Jensen Healy – dealer network in the US.
Closed Jensen factory – Established International Motors.
International Motors obtains rights for
Subaru in the UK.
Sells SW Automobile operation to British Leyland. Obtain rights to Hyundai in the UK.
Import Company in
Riviera Motors sells distribution rights of VW & Porsche back to
factories. Maserati leaves US. Qvale sold over 5,000 units.
De Tomaso Modena SPA.
Sold Mangusta to
MG/Rover in the UK.
Purchased Land Rover in
San Jose & Redwood City.
Qvale produced 284 cars from the Mangusta production facility in Modena, Italy
Purchased Los Gatos
Acquired Midland GMC, Buick, Cadillac, Texas.
Purchased Jaguar San Jose.
Audi Coral Springs.
Building Audi Lakeland, Florida. Building Jaguar Redwood City.
Oct 8th – opened
Audi Fort Lauderdale.