MG Motors has been extending its presence in India and the SAIC-owned firm has unveiled the refreshed variant of the MG ZS EV with extended range and battery life.
MG ZS EV 2021 specifications:
MG ZS EV comes in with a High-Tech 44.5 KWH, Water-cooled Lithium-ion battery pack that has an ICAT-certified range of 419 kilometers on a single charge (that is promised to be between 300-400 in most conditions). It offers a maximum power of 142.7 bhp max torque of 353 Nm and has a top speed of 140 km/h it can go 0 to 50 kmph in 3.1 seconds and 0-100 km/h in 8.5 seconds.
It comes in with three driving modes: Eco, Normal, and Sport, and it also offers three steering modes: Urban, Normal, and Dynamic. It comes in with a regenerative braking system that extends the battery life.
According to the company, the car can be fully charged in 7 hours using the bundled 7.4kWh charger available in the front grill of the car, but with the 50kW DC superfast charger at a charging point, the compact SUV can be charged up to 80% in just 40 minutes. The company also says that it will set up fast chargers in all dealerships selling the vehicle and in partnership with Allianz the company will offer Charging on the Go.
The interior of the car can simply make you feel like you’re sitting in a Volkswagen car with major similarities you will find in any Volkswagen car and it features 17″ Diamond Cut EV Alloy wheels. All variants of the car have a PM 2.5 Air Purifier in the car that offers AQI to low as much as 30 in just 35 minutes.
MG ZS EV includes an 8-inch (20.32cm) touchscreen infotainment system with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Safety features include six airbags, ABS with EBD, Anti-Rolling Protection, ESP, TPMS, EBA Read ISOFIX (X2), and reverse camera.
The new ZS EV will be available in 31 cities expanding the presence of the vehicle from five cities when it was launched last year in India.
MG ZS EV is now available in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Surat, Chennai, Cochin, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Vishakhapatnam, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Nagpur, Agra, Aurangabad, Indore, Goa, Calicut, Bhubaneshwar, Ranchi, Mysore, Trivandrum, Mangalore, Vijaywada, Puducherry, and Kolhapur.
The company announced that the MG ZS EV starts at Rs. 20,99,800 (~Rs. 21 lakhs) few thousand rupees higher than the previous model.
|Model||Price in India|
|MG ZS EV Excite||Rs. 20.99 lakh|
|MG ZS EV Exclusive||Rs. 24.18 lakh|
MG Motors is offering an “e-Shield” service that offers 5 years of unlimited kms warranty, 5 labour free services, 5 years of road side assistance, and 5 way charging infrastructure. The company is also offering an 8 year battery warranty or 1,50,000 kilometers.