MG Motor India has today launched Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV, MG Gloster. The much-awaited Gloster comes as the carmaker’s third product in India after the Hector, India’s first Internet car and ZS EV, India’s first internet electric SUV. The MG Gloster India model comes with first-in-segment Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)*. Some of its pioneering features include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and Automatic Parking Assist amongst others like forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD).
MG has further come up with an on-demand Four-Wheel Drive that extends multiple driving modes in the Gloster. It is an Intelligent All Terrain System that provides enhanced control during vehicle off-roading with a dedicated rear differential and BorgWarner transfer case, a state-of-the-art electronic shift-on-the-fly technology. It comes with seven different drive modes, namely ‘Snow’, ‘Mud’, ‘Sand’, ‘Eco’, ‘Sport’, ‘Normal’ and ‘Rock’.
The pre-booking of the luxurious four-wheel-drive MG Gloster is now live on the MG Motor India website as well as its 200+ centres across India. Customers can book their much-awaited Premium SUV for a booking price of Rs. 100,000. As part of its commitment to its customers, the marquee automaker also extends a contactless suite of services including MG VPHY (voice-guided demonstration of vehicles at retail touchpoints).
MG Gloster India model further features MG i-SMART technology that considerably adds to the vehicle’s overall experience. It includes several industry-firsts including Critical Tyre Pressure Voice Alert, Shortpedia App that gives short news summaries, and Anti-Theft Immobilization via Smartphone that remotely halts the engine ignition. It comes with 3D maps from MapMyIndia which includes COVID testing centre locations in maps apart from various alerts like potholes and speed alerts. In addition to these, Gloster customers will also get Apple Watch Connectivity and can operate their Gaana app with voice control, alongside personalized welcome and greeting messages.
ACC helps in maintaining a safe distance with other vehicles by adjusting speed and APA ensures automated parking, FCW alerts a driver about a possible collision via visual and acoustic signatures. Similarly, AEB activates braking intervention to prevent a collision with any four-wheeler or to decrease the speed of the same and LDW raises an alert upon departing from lanes. Besides powering Gloster with AI technology and Computer Vision, MG has also integrated 360o cameras and sensors to eliminate all blind spots with Blind Spot Detection. It further comes with PM 2.5 filter to help occupants breathe clean air.
Higher variants of the MG Gloster India model will be powered by the 2.0 Diesel Twin Turbo engine at 218 PS Power and 480 Nm Torque, making it the most powerful SUV in its category. In the Super and Smart variants, the engine comes with a single turbocharger and makes 161 BHP and 375 Nm. It will also come with a segment-leading 12.3 inch’ HD touchscreen along with segment-first captain seats, 64 colours ambient lighting and a panoramic sunroof. The SUV will come in four colours – Agate Red, Metal Black, Metal Ash and Warm White. MG Motor India is also set to soon unveil the industry-first ‘Shield’ – an innovative ownership package for Gloster customers.
*Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) is not a substitute for the human eye and driver vigilance. It is a driver-assist system that enhances driving experience and safety. The driver shall remain responsible for safe, vigilant, and attentive driving.
MG Motor introduced MY MG SHIELD, the country’s first personalized car ownership program for GLOSTER – India’s first Autonomous Level 1 Premium SUV. The MY MG SHIELD with GLOSTER provides flexible after-sales needs based on the ownership period, kilometers covered and other preferences. The program is aimed at providing transparency in transactions and ensuring complete peace of mind for customers with more than 200 combinations in warranty, road-side assistance (RSA), maintenance, residual value assurance, accessories, merchandize etc.
The GLOSTER will come with a standard 3+3+3 package i.e. warranty of three years/100,000 kilometers, three years roadside assistance and three labour-free periodic services. Under MY MG SHIELD, GLOSTER customers can further customize their ownership packager as per their requirements. In another first of kind, Gloster customers would be extended Rs. 50,000 to customize their preferences. In case the choice of the customers exceeds this amount, they will have to top up the payment. The amount cannot be redeemed for cash discount.
MG Motor India will announce the prices of the much-awaited GLOSTER within a few days. It recently began pre-bookings of India’s First Autonomous Level 1 Premium SUV. The SUV can be pre-booked at the carmaker’s network of 200+ centers across the country and on its website (mgmotor.co.in) for a booking price of Rs 100,000.