India's second electric SUV, MG ZS EV will be launched in January 2020 and the recent news is that it will be offered in two variants only - Excite and Exclusive.
One can book the electric SUV either through MG's official website or at select dealerships at a price of Rs 50,000 only. Mind you, this amount is fully refundable, in case, you want to cancel yours.
Coming in two variants, MG ZS EV will rival the likes of Hyundai Kona, which is offered in a single trim only. Now, let us discuss the trims and what features each of it will receive:
MG ZS EV Excite
8.0-inch Touchscreen Infotainment Unit With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Steering Mounted Controls
Also Read: MG ZS EV Review: Worth the wait?
Push button start/stop function with keyless entry
3.5-inch multi-information display
Automatic projector headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights
Leather wrapped steering wheel
Leather upholstery on dashboard and centre armrest
USB Ports at Front and Rear
Electronic Parking Brake
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Hill descent control
Rear parking camera
Rear parking sensors
ISOFIX mount child seats
Front and rear seat belt reminder
Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (ABS with EBD)
Electronic stability control (ESC) and Brake Assist
17-inch alloy wheels
Power adjustable ORVMs with integrated indicators
Chrome finish on door handles, front grille and window line
60:40 split rear seats
17-inch alloy wheels
KERS with 3 levels
MG ZS EV Exclusive
6-way Power adjustable driver's seat
I-Smart EV 2.0 offering connected car features
PM 2.5 Air Filter
Rain sensing wipers
Dual pane panoramic sunroof
Silver finished roof rails
Now, talking more about the battery specification of the MG ZS EV then both the trims will be offered with a 44.5kWh battery which offers 143 bhp along with a peak torque of 354 Nm. The 0-100km/h sprint can be achieved in just 8.5 seconds.
Now, coming to the driving range of the electric SUV, MG claims that on a full charge it can do 340 km. The manufacturers will also set up fast-charging stations at select dealerships which charges the eSUV from 0-80% in just 50 minutes.
The company will offer a 7.4kWh charger at home or offices. This charger juices up the battery from 0% to 100% in just 6-8 hours. Coming to the prices then we expect it to stick between Rs 19.19 Lakh and Rs 21 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).