MG India is preparing to launch an affordable electric car in the country next year and it is being said that this car will compete with the country’s cheapest electric car Tata Tiago EV. However, what will the car be like and what will its features be? There is currently no information available online regarding this. Nevertheless, it is reported that MG’s upcoming electric car will be similar to Wuling’s Air EV, which was recently launched in Indonesia as well. In addition, Wuling is reportedly going to provide around 300 units of the EV as the official vehicle for the G20 summit event in Bali.
Now, if you are wondering what the Wuling Air EV and MG’s upcoming electric car have in common, MG Motor is an authorized brand of Wuling, the electric mobility arm of GM. MG India has already been selling Wuling Almaz in India as MG Hector, after which it is believed that it has been launched in Indonesia. Wuling Air EV Will be brought to India with the badge of MG.
The Wooling Air EV was recently spied testing on Indian roads. Although the electric car seen in the spy shots was completely covered with camouflage, it turned out to be a mini electric car from Wuling.
If this EV is available in India with MG badge So, we expect the upcoming Mini to come to India. MG EV The interiors may get a dual-tone set-up. The highlight of the interior could be the twin 10.25-inch screens. It may come with a boxy design to keep the maximum space but smaller body. The Wuling Air EV is less than 3 meters in length, but can still seat up to 4 people. Something similar can be seen in the MG Mini electric car.
Air EV car is available in Indonesia in two range options. Its standard range version claims to deliver a range of 200 km, while the extended range model claims a range of 300 km. The starting price of this car in Indonesia is 230 million rupiah (about 12 lakh rupees). At the same time, the cheapest electric car in India – Tata Tiago EV is priced at Rs 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom). So, we expect MG India’s upcoming EV price to be under Rs.10 lakh (ex-showroom).
At present, MG India has not officially released any information about this car. However, it is reported that the company’s mini electric car will be shown at the 2023 Auto Expo, which will be held in January next year. More details of the car are expected to be revealed at this event.