MG Gloster SUV is sold out in India for the year
First Published 3, Nov 2020, 1:47 PM
Morris Garage has just revised the price of the hugely-popular Sports Utility Vehicle Gloster, even as the company reported a sharp spike in bookings in October.
The comapny has announced that all 2,000 units of the Gloster have been sold out in India for the current year. Interested buyers will have to wait till 2021 to buy the car.
The introductory price of Rs 28.98 lakh for the Super 7-seater variant has been revised by Rs 1 Lakh. As for other variants, the Smart 7-seater will now be Rs 50,000 costlier at Rs 31.48 lakh while the rates of the Sharp 6- / 7-seater and Savvy 6-seater variants have gone up by Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively. The revised prices include MG’s Shield after sales customisation package worth Rs 50,000.
Touted by the company as India's first Level 1 autonomous premium SUV, the Gloster comes with a BS6-compliant 2 litre twin-turbo diesel engine that produces 215 bhp of peak power and has 480 Nm of torque. An eight-speed auto transmission unit comes as standard.
The Gloster comes with several segment first features and safety features. It has autonomous emergency braking, lane keeping assist, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control and cruise control, and assisted parking. Gloster stands 5,005mm in length, 1,932mm in width, is 1,875mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,950mm.
The Gloster has a 6/7-seater cabin with a panoramic sunroof, 3-zone climate control system, a 12-speaker audio system, ventilated front seats, and 64-color ambient lighting. The advanced driver assistance system in the Gloster includes features like blind-spot detection, hill-hold control, driver fatigue reminder system, and lane-departure warning.
MG Motor India President and MD Rajeev Chaba said that Hector, the company's debut product in the country, had seen 3,625 retails in the same time period. This is the highest that the SUV has done since it was launched back in 2019. "Thank you esteemed customers to keep faith in MG. Highest ever Hectors done since launch. We are overwhelmed and puts onus on us to come up to your expectations," he wrote on Twitter.