Morris Garages is quickly entering into different car segments in India after the great success of Hector SUV. They had a great start in the Indian market and also the eZS is getting good numbers as well. They already have their third car in the form of Hector Plus and the fourth product will be feature rich flagship SUV.
What is MG Gloster?
MG Gloster is a three row SUV which is 5 metres in length and will compete with the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Mahindra Alturas G4. It is basically a rebadged version of Maxus D90 sold in the Chinese market.
What are the dimensions of MG Gloster?
MG Gloster is bigger than even above segment vehicles including Toyota Land Cruiser in terms of length and wheelbase. It is 5,005 mm in length, 1,932 mm wide and 1,875 mm tall while the wheelbase is 2,950 mm. Wheel size is 19-inches while the ground clearance of MG Gloster is 210 mm.
MG Gloster vs Toyota Land Cruiser | Dimensions
|MG Gloster||Toyota Land Cruiser|
|Length||5,005 mm||4,950 mm|
|Width||1,932 mm||1,970 mm|
|Height||1,875 mm||1,910 mm|
|Wheelbase||2,950 mm||2,850 mm|
What does MG Gloster look like?
MG Gloster has a massive front grille with three slats. Headlamps are LED Projector with thick LED DRL. Fog lamps are surrounded by silver C-shaped surrounds and the lights are all LED. Gloster has a great road presence and looks quite muscular and bold.
Wheel arch as well as side cladding is available along with side foot step. Exterior door handles are in chrome finish and chrome has also been used on the window belt line. Tail lamps are LED and Gloster is lettered word by word above the rear bumper which has twin exhausts.
What about the interior of MG Gloster?
MG Gloster will have a premium cabin with horizontal 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with all the modern connectivity options with air con vents placed below it. Leather wrapped steering wheel is slightly different to that of Hector. It will have bench as well as captain seat options for the second row.
What engines will the MG Gloster be available in?
MG Gloster will be offered in 2.0 Litre petrol as well as Diesel engines. These are two powerful turbocharged engines with variety of transmission option:
|MG Gloster Engine Specs|
|Engine||2.0-litre turbo-petrol||2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel|
|Drivetrain||RWD||RWD / AWD|
|Power||220 BHP||218 BHP|
|Torque||360 NM||480 NM|
|Transmission||6 speed MT / 6 Speed AT||8 speed AT|
- MG Gloster will be powered by 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine which belts out 220 BHP and 360 NM of peak torque. It is available with 6 Speed Manual as well as 6 Speed Torque Converter Automatic.
- Also, there is a twin turbo diesel motor on offer with output figures of 218 BHP and 480 NM of torque. Only transmission option available in Gloster is 8 Speed automatic gearbox. The diesel unit will have front wheel as well as four wheel drive system.
What are the features of MG Gloster?
MG Gloster will be loaded with all the bells and whistles. Morris Garages will have best in class equipments. Some of the top features that the flagship SUV by MG are:
- 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- LED Projector headlamps
- Hands free tailgate
- Leather seat upholstery
- Connected car technology
- Powered and ventilated front seats with massage function
- 3-zone automatic climate control
- Panoramic sunroof
- LED ambient lighting
What are the safety features of MG Gloster?
Safety features that the Gloster will come bundled with are still more than what the rivals have to offer. Top safety equipments of the three row SUV are:
- 6 airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Front and rear parking sensors
- 360 degree surround view camera
- Rain Sensing Wipers
- Hill Start Assist
- Traction Control
- Electronic stability programme
- Hill Descent Control
What will be the price of MG Gloster?
MG Gloster is basically a Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Mahindra Alturas G4 competitor and will be priced in the same territory. It will be launched in India between Rs. 30 Lakhs and Rs. 35 Lakhs (Ex Showroom).
MG Gloster Price
|Base Model||Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Top Model||Rs. 35 Lakhs|
When will Gloster launch in India?
MG Gloster will be introduced in India in festive season this year, most probably October 2020. Although most of the car launch has been delayed to next year but Morris Garages have confirmed to bring the SUV on the roads by this year only.