MG Hector Is The New SUV which will launch in the year 2019 and go against some serious rivals in the category
MG (Morris Garages) Motor India today announced the name of its much-awaited SUV: ‘HECTOR’, ahead of its market launch in the middle of this year.
The name HECTOR draws inspiration from the noble qualities of the Trojan warrior hero – Prince HECTOR of Troy. HECTOR’ stands for everything Strong, Bold yet Trustworthy and Dependable. There is also a deeper connection to its engineering and heroic references, as the name seeks to demonstrate the design influence of these values, as exhibited by the geometrical cuts and design of the MG SUV.
MG Hector also pays homage to great British engineering tradition, as a nod to the Royal HECTOR biplane, used by the Royal Air Force in the 1930s. MG HECTOR will go in to production in Q2 2019 at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Halol, Gujarat. With over 75% localisation levels to begin with the company aims to enter the growing premium SUV segment with a best-in-class offering that sets a new benchmark in its segment.
The carmaker had already started showcasing its global vehicles across 10 major cities in India to get closer to its prospective customers. The company has also recently revamped its website www.mgmotor.co.in by making it an experience cloud for its users, through which customers can learn more about the iconic British brand and stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming HECTOR SUV. The engines and platform are unknown for now. There should petrol and diesel engine options along with automatic and manual gearboxes to choose from. The interior should get all the latest features and may be something new to attract customers.