The British automobile brand MG, which is now owned by the Chinese corporation SAIC Motor, enters the Russian automobile market.
Company «Mir-Distributor» became the official distributor of MG in Russia and already sells the sedan MG 5 in its showrooms. Plans to start selling 10 new models by the end of 2024. Same process of obtaining certificates as on other models.
Sedan MG 5 is equipped with a 1,5-liter atmospheric engine with a capacity of 114 hp. «Mir-Distributor» claims that due to its reliability and classic design with elements of sports style it enjoys popularity both among private, and among corporate clients.
Plans also include the release of three other models: the liftback MG 6, as well as the crossovers MG HS and MG ZS. It is estimated that they will be available for sale by the end of the first half of the current year.
To provide sales and service of MG cars in Russia «Mir-Distributor» has created a dealer network of more than 30 centers in 18 cities of the country. In addition, a system of spare parts distribution has been established, including a central warehouse in Moscow and two warehouses in the Ural Federal District. It is planned to open five more spare parts warehouses on the territory of Russia. In the future «Mir-Distributor» intends to annually sell more than 20 thousand MG cars in Russia.
«MG Motor cars are famous for their favorable price-quality ratio. This is a tested 18 year old machine. Symbolically, in 2024 the brand turns 100 years old. All over the world MG Motor cars are known for their reliability, safety, repairability, and also sporty character. High operational characteristics of the car in difficult Russian conditions provide anti-corrosive coating, quality welding, reliable transmission and other technological solutions. The assembly is produced at the factory of SAIC Motor concern in China. Separately, we note that the engineering and design center of MG Motor cars is carried out at the headquarters in London, – said the director of marketing and advertising of LLC «Mir-Distributor» Daria Sapunova.