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MG ZS EV SUV: Here’s All You Need To Know Ahead Of Its Launch


The ZS EV will be MG Motor’s second SUV for India after the Hector

 

  • The ZS EV will be launched in January 2020 with prices starting around Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom).
  • The ZS EV will be propelled by an electric motor that puts out 143PS and 353Nm of torque.
  • Noted features include connected car technology, a panoramic sunroof, and heated ORVMs.

MG Motor India has just taken the wraps off the ZS electric vehicle (EV) in India. It’s the second model after the Hector and first all-green offering from Morris Garages for our market. The ZS EV SUV will debut in India in January 2020 with prices expected to start from Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom). Now that the ZS EV has been unveiled, here’s all you need to know about MG’s latest SUV. 

The Heart Of The Matter - Powertrain:

The highlight of the  ZS EV has to be its electric powertrain. The all-electric SUV is powered by an electric motor that develops 143PS and 353Nm of torque. This motor sends drive to the front wheels. It draws power from a 44.5kWh battery pack and MG claims that it has a real-world range of 340km on a single charge. The battery pack supports fast charging capabilities and can juice up from 0-80 percent in 50 minutes. MG is also working on a 73kWh battery pack for the ZS EV and that version is expected to come with a 500km range. 

Catchy Looks? - Exterior Styling:

One can’t go wrong with the ZS EV - not only does it look familiar, but it is also a stylish offering like the Hector. The SUV gets a chrome-studded honeycomb grille flanked by projector headlamps with LED DRLs. A strong character line runs through the side and is enhanced by elements such as 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels and body cladding. Highlights at the rear include LED tail lamps. 

Big And Brawny? - Dimensions:

 

MG ZS EV

Length (mm)

4314

Width (mm)

1809

Height (mm)

1644

Wheelbase (mm)

2579

Boot Space (litres)

470

Tyre Size 

215/50 R17

The MG ZS EV is 4314mm long, 1809mm wide, 1644mm tall and has a 2579mm wheelbase. It comes with a 470-litre boot and rides on 215/50 R17 tyres. 

Cool And Tech Laden? - Interior Styling And Features:

The ZS EV’s dashboard gets a minimalistic layout and houses turbine-style side AC vents and a round gear knob. It even gets a chunky 3-spoke steering wheel while the centre console comes with an 8-inch infotainment system. However, the ZS EV makes with physical air-con controls unlike the Hector.

The ZS EV gets features like i-SMART EV 2.0 connected car tech, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, climate control, cruise control, a PM 2.5 AC filter, heated ORVMs, a panoramic sunroof as well as keyless entry with push-button start. Safety features include six airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, rearview camera, tyre pressure monitoring system as well as electronic stability control. 

Price, Availability, And Rivals:

The ZS EV is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom). It will be sold across five cities initially -- Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Bengaluru. MG has installed fast chargers at its dealerships in these cities. When launched, the ZS EV’s will only have to go up against one rival - the Hyundai Kona Electric (Rs 23.72 lakh, ex-showroom India).

 

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