The SUV model of the British MG brand went on sale at a price starting from 394 thousand TL. Doğan Trend Otomotiv CEO Kağan Dağtekin underlined that electric vehicles and SUVs are rapidly growing segments in the world automotive market. Dağtekin emphasized that electric and hybrid car sales in both Europe and China exceeded 1 million units last year and stated that 2020 was a complete year of change. Dağtekin said, “2020 has been a year when consumers started to see electric vehicles as a part of their lives. Another side effect of the Covid-19 epidemic, which affected the whole world, was that it created an environment where people question our damage to the environment and increased awareness. With the effect of these and regulations, 1 out of every 7 vehicles sold in Europe in 2021 is expected to be electric, ”he said.
SAIC gives electric life to British MG
Reminding that the British MG brand operates under the Chinese automotive giant SAIC Motor (Shanghai Automobile Industry Corporation), Kağan Dağtekin said; “It should be underlined that SAIC, which has partnership with Volkswagen and GM and is the 7th largest automotive company in the world with a turnover of 130 billion dollars, is the third in the world after Tesla and Volkswagen when it comes to electrics,” he said. Dağtekin, who also gave information about the breakthroughs made by MG under the roof of SAIC, said, “With a strong history of nearly 100 years, MG came under the wings of SAIC in 2007; After completing its global restructuring in 2018, it grew rapidly and reached a remarkable sales volume. In line with the rising trends in the world, SAIC focused mainly on electric and SUV models with the MG brand. Last year, MG sold over half a million vehicles worldwide. ” said.
750 euro unit gift
MG ZS EV is offered with a turnkey sales price of 394 thousand TL and a higher Luxury equipped model with a turnkey sales price of 409 thousand TL. These prices are valid until the end of May and include the installation with a free Wallbox smart charger for pre-sale. MG ZS EV buyers, who give a deposit of 40 thousand TL, will begin to receive their cars from the end of May. Providing information about the MG Car Brand Director Tolga Küçükyumuk Turkey, “New MG ZS EV, innovation, technology, closely followed; It is designed for drivers who care about quality and desire a sustainable transportation without compromising their lifestyle. The ZS EV blends a contemporary SUV design with the latest electric vehicle technology. MG ZS EV has an electric motor that produces 143 HP (105 kW) and 353 Nm of torque. The 44.5 kWh battery that feeds the engine enables a range of 263 km (WLTP). “The new MG ZS EV, with an acceleration of 0-100 km / h in 8.1 seconds, offers the opportunity to charge its battery up to 80% in just 40 minutes with DC charging.”
Designed in london
The new MG ZS EV reflects the passion and creativity of the brand’s “SAIC Advanced Design” Studio in London and the SAIC Design Center in Shanghai. Thanks to the 448-liter luggage and two-level luggage floor, which is an average of 60 liters larger than the SUV models in its segment, there is plenty of room for strollers, suitcases, outdoor sports equipment or weekly grocery shopping. Thanks to the rear seats folded in two parts, luggage volume reaches up to 1,116 liters (DPA). The water-cooled lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 44.5 kWh offers a driving range of up to 263 km on a single charge according to the WLTP norm. With the city cycle of WLTP, the range reaches 372 km. The permanent magnet synchronous electric motor mounted on the front axle provides 353 Nm of instantaneous torque and produces 105 kW of power, equivalent to 143 PS. With the power transferred to the front wheels, MG ZS EV completes 0-100 km / h acceleration in 8.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 140 km / h.