MG Hector’s Six-Seat Version Likely To Be Showcased In Auto Expo 2020 (Image For Representation: MG Hector SUV) (Photo Credit: File Photo)
The six-seat version of MG Hector SUV is likely to be unveiled on February 5 at the Auto Expo 2020. The Auto Expo 2020 will take place at Greater Noida. It is to be noted that with the launch of Hector SUV, MG Motor market its debut in the Indian market with a bang. MG Hector is one of the first connected SUVs to be launched in India and is beating slowdown like a boss.
Coming back to the six-seat version of MG Hector SUV, the vehicle has been spotted road-testing for a few months in India. The SUV is likely to be named as Hector Plus. According to a report of Autocar India, MG Hector Plus will come equipped with a different design of LED daytime running lights and the headlamp cluster. It further gets chrome bits which are shaped like a honeycomb design. The Hector Plus is also expected to get new-design alloy wheels. At the back, Hector Plus gets unique tail-lamp inserts and styling tweaks to the bumper with faux dual-exhaust tips. compared to MG’s first car in India (Hector SUV). It boasts of an updated infotainment software and panoramic roof.
As for the powertrain of the Hector Plus is concerned, it may either get a BS6-compliant 1.5-litre turbo petrol, a 1.5-litre petrol with 48V mild-hybrid system, or a 2.0-litre diesel engine. The engine is likely to be mated a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT automatic for petrol and a 6-speed manual for the diesel. However, there is no word on diesel-automatic version for Hector Plus.
Apart from the three-row seating layout, the interior of Hector Plus gets minor changes as The launch for six-seat version of MG Hector SUV is likely to take place in April this year. After the official launch in India, Hector Plus will be up against Tata Gravitas, Mahindra XUV500, and Hyundai Creta.
It is worth mentioning here that apart from Hector Plus, MG Motor India will showcase 14 cars and SUVs at the upcoming Auto Expo 2020.