Marking a new milestone along its growth trajectory, MG Motor launched its all-electric hatchback – new MG4 Electric – in Europe recently. The MG4 Electric is the first of a series of MG models based on the intelligent new MSP platform (“Modular Scalable Platform”) – making it the company’s most important car till date. It delivers impressively compact dimensions and exceptional design, excellent driving behaviour, a high level of electrical efficiency, innovative driver assistance systems and great usability.
The MG4 Electric will enter the important C segment in Europe with a choice of three versions. The entry-level model is the MG4 Electric Standard with a battery capacity of 51 kWh, up to 350 km range in the WLTP cycle and a rear electric motor delivering 125 kW (170 ps). The MG4 Electric Comfort and the MG4 Electric Luxury each boast a 64 kWh battery and a 150 kW (204 ps) electric motor. This enables the Comfort model to offer a range of up to 450 km. The first vehicles will be delivered to customers from the pre-order programme in 2022.
Mr Xinyu liu, spokesperson for the company said “MG aims to democratise smart mobility solutions to the many with affordable, yet well-equipped, great quality cars that offer a great driving experience. We will revolutionise the entire product range over the next two years and will introduce exciting new cars that we don’t currently offer to expand our brand. MG is ready to offer more fun driving models and latest technologies to its customers.”
The Comfort and Luxury models feature a 64 kWh battery and a 150 kW motor driving the rear wheels. The WLTP range is set at 450 km (435 km for the luxury). Furthermore, all three versions boast maximum torque of 250 Nm.