AUTUMN DENSE OF NEWS FOR MG – Online event for MG, glorious English brand now under the protective wing of the Chinese SAIC Motor, the seventh manufacturer globally. MG Motor Europe is a young brand, it was born in 2019, but it has been able to characterize itself with interesting products and prices. This MG Autumn Event served to present data, news and prices of the brand’s vehicles. The honors were Matt Lei, director of MG Motor Europe, and Mike Belifante, director of public relations. Interesting data such as sales in the first semester of the 2021, you arrive 21,000 units between European countries and the United Kingdom, which alone is worth about two thirds of the total. The presence of GM in Europe, currently in 16 countries, will soon see the addition of Finland and Switzerland. Dealers and service centers are also growing, from the current 200 to 400 by the end of 2021.
> La MG Marvel R Electric.
LA MARVEL R – As for the range, the MG Autumn Event gave ample space to MG Marvel R Electric (pictured above), a medium-sized crossover (it is 467 cm long) brought forward to March (who to know more). Will arrive in two versions, with that a four-wheel drive equipped with three engines for a total 288 HP and a range of 370 km in the WLTP cycle. Version a rear-wheel Drive has two electric motors with 180 CV total and interesting autonomy of 402 km. The 70 kWh battery allows fast charging in direct current at the maximum power of 92 kW, which allows you to go from 5 to 80% in 43 minutes.
The equipment standard of the MG Marvel R Electric relies on various driver assistance systems (ADAS), a heat pump that efficiently air-conditions the battery and the passenger compartment, with positive effects on the charging speed and autonomy and the V2L system to supply energy to a an external device. The MG Marvel R Electric has digital instrumentation with a 12.3 “display and a 19.4” touchscreen to control the new MG iSMART connectivity system which, depending on the version, offers DAB +, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hotspot , smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, wireless charging, real-time navigation, weather forecasts and audio streaming with Amazon Music. The system is updated thanks to Amazon Web Services and over-the-air updates and an app for controls is provided. remotely and online services.
Interesting features that you pay for: i prices of the MG Marvel R they start at around 39,990 euros for the Comfort version; the Luxury costs 4,000 euros more while the more complete and powerful version, the Performance, is available from 47,990 euros. The MG Marvel R Electric will be available in MG dealerships from the end of October 2021.
> La MG ZS EV.
THE RENEWED MG ZS – But the MG Autumn Event hosted another novelty: the renewed one MG ZS EV (pictured above), also available at the end of October. This electric SUV scored 15,000 registrations in its first year, placing well in Norway, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and France. This new version of the MG ZS has a more modern design, improved performance, longer range and even more technology. The ZS EV will be offered in two trim levels, Comfort and Luxury, and two batteries: the 70 kWh one already at launch while the standard 50.3 kWh battery will later arrive; the declared WLTP ranges are 440 km and 320 km respectively. The standard on-board battery charger, 11 kW three-phase in the Long Range version, is a bit weak. Prices starting from 30,990 euros with the Standard Range battery and 34,990 Long Range battery.
> The MG5 Electric.
THE MG5 ELECTRIC – MG thinks there is strong demand for cheaper electric cars than currently produced. There MG5 Electric station wagon (pictured above) responds to this request. Its trunk has a volume of 479 liters which rises to 1,400 with the rear seats folded down while the single-engine front-wheel drive has 156 hp and 260 Nm of torque. Also in this case the MG5 Electric is initially offered with the largest battery: 61.1 kWh for a range of 400 km. Subsequently, a version with a 50.3 kWh battery and a range of 320 km will also be proposed. Also in this case, the standard charger is an 11 kW three-phase. The MG5 Electric will arrive in dealerships in the first quarter of 2022, with a choice of two trim levels (Comfort and Luxury). Official prices are not yet defined, but should be “below 30,000 euros”.