MG Motors is all set to launch its most awaited premium SUV MG Gloster In the Indian Market. It will be arriving during Diwali (November) festival in the Indian market.
The Gloster will be placed in the premium luxury SUV segment and will the brand’s flagship model. The Gloster SUV will be powered by a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine producing 215bhp and 480Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to an eight-speed torque converter automatic sourced from ZF. It will also be offered with an on-demand four-wheel-drive system.
It is also expected to have the brand’s terrain response system along with multiple driving modes as well. Along with the twin-turbo diesel engine, the Maxus D90 is offered with a 2.0-litre petrol engine options as well. The turbo-petrol engine produces 211bhp and 350Nm of torque. It comes mated to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearbox.
However, the company will not be bringing the petrol engine with the India-spec models during the time of launch. The upcoming Gloster SUV was revealed at the 2020 Auto Expo ahead of its launch in the Indian market. It is based on the Maxus D90 SUV which is sold in the international markets.
The company recently released a teaser video, which showcases the Gloster’s high-end driver-assisted Level 1 autonomous system. In the teaser video, the driver successfully parks the large Gloster SUV using the Auto Park Assist with very little effort The Gloster will feature the brand’s (ADAS) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, which was revealed in a teaser video recently.
This will include active and passive safety features such as parking assist, auto braking, collision avoidance system and more. The Gloster will be peppered with a host of features.
This includes a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the brand’s latest ‘iSmart’ connected technology with enhanced AI assistance and an added number of voice commands to operate various features of the car.
It will also feature a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry, dual-zone climate control, ventilated seats, wireless charging, multiple airbags, a 360-degree camera with blind-spot monitoring, cruise control, hill start assist, hill descent control, ABS, EBD, and lane change assist; among others. It could arrive in a single seven-seater configuration.
The MG Gloster feature body-on-frame architecture much like the Ford Endeavour, the Toyota Fortuner and the Mahindra Alturas G4.