MG Motor India launches the MG ZS in the local market

6 December 2019, 05:11:54

MG Motor India launches the MG ZS in the local marketMG Motor India has launched the MZ ZS EV in the local market. The model is equipped with a 44.5 kWh battery from CATL with a liquid cooling system that ensures up to 340 km of range. The battery accepts a maximum DC charging rate of 50 kW and via the onboard charger, the maximum AC charging rate is 7.4 kW. The front-mounted electric motor provides 105 kW of power and 353 Nm of torque. There are three driving modes and three levels of regenerative braking. The model's top speed is limited to 140 km/h and the vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds.

As for the charging issues in India, MG is setting up a DC charging network at select MG showrooms and plans to create an extended charging network across MG dealerships in select satellite cities along key routes. In addition, the company partners with "various global and local players in the EV field for its multi-step charging ecosystem that is aimed at fulfilling ZS EV customer requirements."

"As an enabler and catalyst for India’s EV revolution, MG Motor India is creating a strong, end-to-end electric vehicle ecosystem in association with leading players in the sustainable energy domain. A truly global and best-in-class EV SUV, the ZS EV has already registered significant success in more than 10 international markets such as the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and Southeast Asia. It has also been extensively tested for India-specific requirements. We're hopeful that it will recreate its success in India, thanks to the strong EV ecosystem that we are putting in place. We will evaluate opportunities to further expand this ecosystem to more markets across India, based on customer response," said Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India.

In the UK, the MG ZS EV is available in two trims and below you can check out the full specifications and features for each:

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