MG Motor is expanding its product range in the Indian market. Recently the company has launched the 6-seater SUV Hector Plus. Now MG is set to bring the 7-seater premium SUV Gloster here. MG Gloster was introduced at Auto Expo. It is expected to be launched during the festive season. In the Indian market, it will compete directly with Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavor. Gloster has recently been spotted during testing. Let us tell you 5 special things about this new premium SUV.
Larger than Fortuner and Endeavor
The MG Gloster is based on the Maxus D90 available in China. It is larger than Fortuner and Endeavor. Its length is 5005mm, width 1932mm and height 1875mm. It looks very heavy.
The Gloster front gets a large octagonal grille with chrome slats, sweptback LED projector headlamps with LED DRL, fog lamps with round chrome bezel and a sculpted bumper and hood. Dual-tone alloy wheels, bold shoulder creases, chrome around the window line, roof rails, chrome door handles and LED taillamps further enhance the SUV’s stunning look.
It has been revealed from the leaked photos that most of the design elements of Gloster are taken from Maxus D90. The Gloster SUV is expected to feature features like MG’s connected car iSmart technology, flat bottom 3-spoke steering wheel, apple carplay and 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, sunroof, voice command and leather seat upholstery.
Talking about power, it will get a 2.0-liter turbo-petrol engine, with 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox options. This engine generates 220bhp power and 360Nm torque. The upcoming Maxus D90 in China is powered by a 2.0-liter twin-turbo diesel engine with 215bhp power, which is equipped with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The company may also offer a diesel engine option in Gloster.
How much can the price be?
MG Gloster can be introduced soon. Its price is expected to start at around Rs 35 lakh.
These are 5 special things about this new premium SUV.