The MG Gloster made its debut at the 2020 Auto Expo in February. MG Motors India at the time confirmed that the new MG SUV will go on sale by the end of the year. That promise has been kept as the company is gearing up to now launch its fourth product in the Indian market and it is the Gloster SUV. It will be against the BMW 3 Series and many others in this price segment.
At the Auto Expo 2020, the Chinese-backed British carmaker revealed the MG Gloster SUV that will take on the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mahindra Alturas G4, and Toyota Land Cruiser. Ahead of its launch, the company revealed that the new MG SUV will be equipped with Auto Park Assist making it India’s first Level 1 autonomous premium SUV.
MG Gloster – Engine
The Gloster will be launched with both petrol and diesel engine options. The 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine that will outputs 223 PS of power and 360 Nm of peak torque. The engine paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The diesel engine is a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine that outputs 217 PS of power. The engine is mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
MG Gloster – Design
The all-new Gloster will be the first SUV in its segment to get 64 ambient lighting feature. The SUV sports a simple yet imposing SUVish design that is highlighted by a massive grille upfront, projector lens headlamps, LED DRLs, distinctive wheel arches, 18-inch alloy wheels, and LED taillights among others. The MG Gloster SUV is based on the ladder-frame chassis and measures 5,005 mm in length, 1,932 mm in width and 1,875 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,950 mm.
MG Gloster – Features
The Gloster is a feature-loaded, technology-rich SUV packed with a host features like auto park assist, advanced driver assistance systems, a 12.3-inch infotainment screen, 12 speakers, emergency stop, lane departure warning, and collision avoidance system (CAS), and more. the SUV will also get adaptive cruise control, front collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, 8-inch instrument cluster, diamond-style-stitching seats, LED cabin lights, three-zone climate control, captain seats, panoramic sunroof, fatigue reminder system, ventilated front seats, and brand’s iSMART technology.
MG Gloster – Pricing
With its twin-turbo diesel engine, 8-speed automatic, 4WD, ADAS and a lengthy features list, the Gloster will look to carve out a space of its own, a little above the current crop of ladder-frame SUVs. Expect MG Gloster prices to be in the range of INR 40-45 lakhs when it is launched by Diwali this year.
Check out the upcoming Tata Gravitas.
Also, check out the new Kia Sonet, and Toyota Yaris Cross.