MG Motor has introduced the arrival of the New MG GS 2019 within the Center East. Whereas the earlier technology MG GS was the primary SUV to be launched by the British-born automobile model onto the worldwide market, the brand new, improved mannequin now takes a serious step ahead with its refreshed and sensible inside, excessive ranges of apparatus and dynamic design.
The New MG GS is out there throughout the area in two trim ranges: 2.0T COM and a couple of.0T LUX AWD. With costs ranging from simply USD 17,200, relying on market, MG’s SUV gives enjoyable household versatility in a extremely inexpensive bundle.
The modifications are instantly seen from the skin, with the New GS exhibiting off a sportier, but extra aggressive look from the entrance. The newly designed bumper helps to enhance aerodynamics and is properly complemented by a bigger grille and redesigned air consumption.
The enhancements proceed on the within because of the noticeably larger high quality end, with many laborious corners and plastic having been changed. Greater than 80 p.c of the surfaces are actually coated in soft-touch materials, a powerful 30 p.c greater than within the first-generation mannequin. Making it as quiet as it’s comfy, MG has labored laborious to cut back cabin noise.
The central console has been fully revamped to supply a extra premium end and better performance. It integrates new 360-degree air con vents, whereas a revised compressor contributes to each improve the system’s operation and scale back noise. New, sportier seats contribute to the heightened ranges of consolation and magnificence throughout the cabin.
The brand new console now additionally incorporates a new 8-inch, fast response, excessive decision contact display screen, which permits customers to handle multilanguage options resembling POI Search, with Navigation and an offline GCC map with ease. The multi-functional steering wheel has additionally been redesigned with a smaller diameter and three spoke design, providing improved dealing with and management.
The New MG GS, consistent with the model’s popularity for delivering glorious worth for cash, is exceptionally well-equipped. Commonplace options on each fashions embody electrical folding mirrors, an electrically-operated sunroof, keyless entry, cruise management, a push-start button, auto-hold operate, hill-descent management, reversing sensors and a parking digital camera. The infotainment system additionally helps Apple CarPlay.
There may be ample room within the New MG GS, together with 24 totally different storage areas. The rear seats might be fully laid flat, increasing the trunk capability from 434 litres to a whopping 1,336 litres and permitting straightforward storage of huge objects. And passengers additionally profit from loads of room within the sensible cabin, thanks the brand new mannequin’s dimensions – it’s longer, wider and taller than its key opponents.
Geared up with a 2.0T highly effective engine, mated to a smoother 6-speed computerized gearbox with paddleshift gearchange, the New MG GS delivers most energy of 221hp and most torque of 350Nm. It’s out there with both 2-Wheel Drive or a brand new All-Wheel Drive, with the latter guaranteeing a smoother journey by adjusting the torque distribution quicker than the earlier mannequin. Due to an total enchancment within the rigidity of the suspension set-up, the steadiness of the brand new mannequin has been improved and cabin noise considerably diminished.
As befitting a family-focused automobile, security is a key precedence with the New MG GS, which has been awarded 5-star C-NCAP scores. Commonplace security options embody ABS, EBD, ESP and 6 airbags.
Commenting on the New MG GS, Mr. Tom Lee, Managing Director, SAIC Motor Center East mentioned: “The primary-generation mannequin helped to introduce our model to clients within the Center East. The New MG GS arrives at a time once we are experiencing vital development within the variety of MG vehicles being purchased throughout the area. Crafted to excessive requirements of design, know-how, consolation and security, it reinforces the standard of the MG line-up and we’re assured will assist to spice up the rising recognition of the model.”
Since its acquisition of MG Motor, SAIC MOTOR, as a World High 500 firm, has opened a brand new chapter for this British-born model. The introduction of the second-generation MG GS follows the launch of two SUV fashions earlier this yr, the MG RX5 compact SUV and the MG ZS SUV. Collectively, these fashions be a part of the present MG 360 to finish the model’s Center East line-up.
MG is a British born automotive model established in 1924, identified for its historic fashions, awards and achievements all through the previous 93 years. MG was based by William Morris and Cecil Kimbers and has the oldest automobile membership within the automotive trade. Greatest identified for its two-seat open sports activities vehicles, MG additionally produced saloons and coupes. Since its acquisition of MG, SAIC MOTOR, as a World High 500 firm, has opened a brand new chapter for this British born model. MG will discover new avenues sooner or later.