MG Hector SUV (File Photo)
Marquee British Automaker MG Motor (Morris Garages) on May 15 launched Hector SUV. Not only looks, but the SUV is also feature-rich. Sporting 19 exclusive features, MG's first product in India will definitely rock the market. And now, the MG Motor India has announced that the bookings for the Hector SUV will begin from June 4. Isn’t this a good news?
Notably, the booking of MG Hector will open only online on the company's website on June 4 from 12 pm. Interestingly, the Hector SUV has started rolling off the MG Motor’s assembly line from its plant in Halol, Gujarat. The current capacity of Halol manufacturing facility is about 80,000 units per annum, which will later expand to 200,000 units, as per the requirement.
Features of MG Hector
Talking about the dimensions, the length and width of MG Hector is 4,655 mm and 1,835 mm respectively. The height and wheelbase of MG Hector are 1,760 mm and 2,750 mm respectively.
In terms of the engine, MG Hector comes with the option of both, petrol and diesel powertrains. There is a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine good for 143 PS and 250 Nm of peak torque, with a standard 6-speed manual gearbox. You can have it with a 6-speed DCT (Double Clutch Transmission) also. Then there is a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel motor producing 170 PS and 350 Nm of peak torque. It is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission.
Hector also gets a segment first 48V Hybrid System with the petrol trim. Boasting of better fuel efficiency and lower emissions, this variant also gets a 6-speed manual gearbox.
MG Hector comes with the features including LED headlamps and front and rear fog lamps, LED DRLs and tail lamps, dual tone machined alloys and floating light turn indicators. There will be a 7-inch coloured MID and a 10.4-inch HD touchscreen AVN system. It also features the next-gen iSMART connectivity technology.
Other features the SUV offers include a premium cabin equipped with power adjustable seats, electronic parking brake, 360-degree camera and cruise control. It is to be noted that MG Motor India has not revealed the prices of the new Hector yet.