The wait is finally over! MG Hector SUV has been finally showcased in India today. The British automotive maker’s first SUV in India is the most awaited model. It has many latest features which are new in the Indian automotive market. The feature-loaded MG Hector is a premium SUV which comes with amazing connected car features. The car will be available in four variants: Style, Super, Smart, and Sharp. The all-new Hector will be officially launched next month.
The company has manufactured the all-new SUV at Halol plant, Gujarat. The all-new MG Hector has received a premium design at the front. It is equipped with low-set LED projector headlamps along with broader black mesh grille. It also gets high mounted LED DRL’s and a wide central air dam. The grille and the headlamps are polished in silver detailing which makes it more classy. The top-spec model will be available with chrome finished grille.
The MG Hector will be the first connected cars in the Indian market which is integrated with the i-Smart next-gen system. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) based features offers smart application, built-in Apps, Real-Time Navigation, Remote Location, AI-powered Voice Assist, Geo-Fencing, Emergency Response, over-the-air updates, and lots more. The system is also integrated with many apps including TomTom IQ Maps, Gaana Premium, and AccuWeather app. The dash will be equipped with a bigger 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system which will highlight Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Moreover, the car will also get cruise control, rain sensing wipers, a reverse camera, power-adjustable and foldable outside mirrors, panoramic sunroof, a 4-way power adjustable driver’s seat push-button start with keyless entry and faux leather upholstery. It is developed with high-end safety features including two airbags, Hill Hold Control, ABS with EBD, ESP, traction control, rear parking sensors and disc brakes on all four wheels as standard. The top-spec variant comes with four airbags, whereas, the entry-level trim gets six.
The MG Hector SUV will be available in petrol as well as diesel variants. It will be powered by a 1.5T petrol and 2.0T diesel engines on option. The petrol variant will churn out 143PS max power and 250Nm of torque whereas, the diesel unit makes 170PS of power and 350 Nm of torque. It comes with a boot space is 587 litres. Both the engines will be combined with a 6-speed manual transmission. It will also get a turbo-petrol option with 6-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
The Hector petrol hybrid variant will be equipped with the same engine along with 48-volt mild-hybrid architecture. The 48-volt lithium-ion battery assists to enhance the power and torque figure by up to 20 Nm for the better driving experience. It features three key functions: Engine Auto Start-Stop, Regenerative Braking and E-Boost. The SUV is 4655mm in length, 1835 mm in width, and 1760 mm in height.
The engineers of MG Motor have used high tensile strength steel for its development which has enhanced the strength of the car. It sits on 10-spoke alloy wheels. MG Hector will be offered in five attractive shades: glaze red, burgundy red, starry black, aurora silver and candy white. According to the company, they have decided to establish more than 250 dealerships by September 2019, so that the car reaches all its customers.
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