In the past, there have not been many British car manufacturers that have made SUVs. MG has rectified this however with the introduction of the MG GS SUV. An Asian version of this vehicle already exists and the UK model will have a similar design and appearance. This vehicle has yet to hit the UK market but has been seen doing testing runs in London.
The MG manufacturers have expressed that crossover vehicles have probably the fastest growing market in the automotive industry. With the release of this vehicle, MG hopes that with the release of this new vehicle their sales increase will dramatically increase.
MG GS SUV – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The MG SG SUV is the first SUV made by the manufacturers and they have gone above and beyond to ensure their debut is one that will leave the best impression on the automotive industry. The interior of the MG GS SUV is a bit plain with the biggest turn off being the hard plastic that has been overused as the designing material.
On the plus side, the MG SG SUV is equipped with a variety of features to make you driving experience that more enjoyable. The cab features an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system that has a MirrorLink that will allow you to integrate your smartphone. Sat-Nav and a reversing camera are also features of the vehicle but they may have been too deeply situated in the dashboard.
The MG SG SUV looks like an evolved version of the MG3 and MG6. The iconic MG octagonal badge is framed by the width length front grille that also frames the swept-back headlights. Hockey stick shaped LED daytime running lights are a designed taken from a previous model of MG vehicle and is now boast by the MS SG SUV.
The rear end of the MG GS SUV shares fewer similarities with other models. The vehicle sits on large alloy wheels. The side mirrors may come as a disadvantage in terms of rear visibility.
MG GS SUV – Engine and Performance
Beneath the hood of the MG, SG SUV sits options for a few engine system. The first is a 1.5-liter four cylinder turbo system that will be capable of producing 168 hp and a torque of 184 pounds per feet. A 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is also available.
There is also a 1.9-liter engine system that will produce 148 hp and a torque of 258 pounds per feet. The engine systems are coupled with the option of a six-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. This is the first vehicle produced by MG that is equipped with this feature.
MG GS SUV – Release Date and Price
The release date of this MG GS SUV is set for the month of June in the year 2016. The starting price for this vehicle is not yet finalized but the speculations are that the vehicle is expected to have a starting price of about 15,000 pounds for the base model. This is a vehicle that is expected to give the best in drivability and driving experience. This is a vehicle that anyone will proud to own and drive.