Praveen Yadav | Jul 25, 2021 | 0
MG GLOSTER: THE FLAGSHIP SUV 2020
The MG Gloster is expected to launch in India in October 2020 as the flagship SUV of the brand has started arriving at MG dealerships across the country. Bookings for the flagship SUV are open for Rs 1,00,000. The MG Gloster made its debut in the country back at Auto Expo 2020 in February. The SUV is likely to be priced 35 lakh onward (ex-showroom).
MG Gloster measure 4,985 mm in length, 1,926 mm in width, 1,867 mm in height, and a wheelbase of 2,950 mm. It features a massive octagonal chrome grille, LED projector headlamps, fog lamps, side mirror with logo projection, turn indicators on ORVM, massive panoramic sunroof, roof rails, diamond-cut alloy wheels, steering assist cornering lamps, rear Gloster emblem, dual barrel twin chrome exhaust and diffused light guided tail lamps. The side profile of Gloster is inspired by the ‘Art of Surfing’.
MG Gloster will be available in four different shades- Agate Red, Metal Black, Metal Ash, Warm white.
Source: Autocar India
The interior of Gloster features a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, semi-digital instrument panel with an eight-inch TFT screen, foot-activated electric tailgate, LED interior reading lights, 64 colours Ambient lighting, leather layered dashboard, premium leather upholstery and soft-touch material. For seats, Gloster comes with two configurations 2+2+2 configuration with second-row captain seats and 2+3+2 configuration.
- ADAS (ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEM) FEATURES:
ACC (ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL): Adaptive Cruise Control, also known as ACC is an advanced version of cruise control, particularly helpful for long drives as it senses the road ahead and enables the vehicle to control its acceleration and braking to achieve desired speed but also maintain a safe distance from cars ahead.
APA (AUTOMATIC PARKING ASSIST): This system is a parking assist system for assisting in typical parallel and vertical parking. Once turned on, the ultrasonic sensor searches and judges the parking space. Once sufficient parking space is detected, the vehicle will assist you in parking by controlling the steering movement automatically and telling the driver when to apply reverse and drive gear and apply the brake.
FCW (FORWARD COLLISION WARNING): The Forward Collision Warning, alerts the driver with both visual and acoustic signals when a potential collision is detected with a four-wheeler, two-wheeler or a pedestrian. The system is designed to alert and bring back the driver’s attention and reduce the probability of a collision.
AEB (AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING): In case, the driver takes no or insufficient action on the FCW alert and warning for potential collision with a four-wheeler, the Automatic Emergency Braking will get activated and apply brakes on your behalf to further prevent or reduce the severity of the possible collision.
BSD (BLIND SPOT DETECTION): Blind spot detection systems use sensors to provide drivers with important information that is otherwise difficult or impossible to obtain. This feature detects and alerts the driver of any sudden movements in his/her blind spot – be it over-taking vehicles or side-lane strafing by motorcyclists.
LDW (LANE DEPARTURE WARNING): Lane Departure Warning uses a camera to detect lane markings ahead and monitors the vehicle’s position in its lane. When the function detects that the vehicle is unintentional, without signalling about to move out of its designated lane, it warns the driver by means of visual and acoustic signals.
- DRIVING MODES:
Snow, Sand, ECO, Mud, Auto, Rock, Sport
- I-SMART 2.0 TECHNOLOGY
i-SMART app on Apple iWatch
Shortpedia news app
Song search via commands in Ganna
Maps by mapmyIndia
Remote Seat heating on/off
Low battery alert at ignition on
Remote all Windows Open/close
AI-based VR system for vehicle commands
Engine start alarm
Critical tyre pressure Voice alert
Over speeding warning
- SAFETY FEATURES
Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH)
360 Around View Camera
Electro-mechanical Differential Lock (EDL)
Driver Fatigue Reminder System
Hill Hold Control (HHC)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Roll Movement Intervention (RMI)
ABS + EBD + Brake Assist
Electric Parking Brake with Auto hold
- COMFORT FEATURES
Electronic Gear Shift with Auto Park
12-Way Power Adjust Driver Seat
8-way Power Adjust Co-Driver Seat
Driver Seat Massage
Driver and Co-driver Seat Heating
Driver Ventilation and Memory
PM 2.5 Filter
Outside Mirror Auto Tilt in Reverse
Hands-Free Tailgate with Kick Gesture
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Rain Sensing Wiper
Power Adjust and Foldable ORVM
High-Quality Audio System with 12-Speakers
Android Auto and Apple Car play
MG Gloster will offer the 6-seater configuration in 3 variants naming Savvy, Sharp and Smart. The 7-seater configuration will be offered in 2 variants naming Sharp and Super.
The MG Gloster will be offered with two diesel engines: a 2.0-litre turbo rear-wheel-drive diesel engine producing a total of 163 PS and 375 Nm torque and a 2.0-litre twin-turbo all-wheel-drive diesel engine producing a total of 218 PS and 480 Nm torque. Both of the diesel engines will come paired with 8-speed automatic transmission.
In India, MG Gloster will rival Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and Tata Gravitas.
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