MG ZS EV specifications officially revealed for India

UK model shown

MG Motor India has officially revealed the ZS EV for India and its specifications for the market. The launch is planned for January 2020. Just like the Kona EV, there’ll be only a single output variant on offer.

MG-ZS-EV_2UK model shown

On the exterior, the ZS EV gets headlamps that are apparently inspired by the London Eye, and the grille pattern inspired by the magnetic field between celestial bodies. The taillamp guides at the rear are inspired by the 7 brightest stars of the constellation Ursa Major. For the (17-inch) wheels, MG said that they’re inspired by the iconic Dutch classic windmills. Interesting stuff.

MG-ZS-EV_interior_infotainment_systemUK model shown

Inside, the ZS EV features an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with i-SMART EV 2.0 connected car technology, PM 2.5 air filter, 6-way power-adjustable driver seat, cruise control, and dual pane panoramic glass roof. The aforementioned i-SMART claims to offer over 60 connected car tech including remote control of certain functions, voice recognition, and Geofencing. Download ZS EV brochure here.

MG-ZS-EV_interior_centre_console_PRND_knobUK model shown

The driver gets to play with Eco, Sport, and Normal driving modes. The Kinetic Energy Recovery System(KERS) has 3 levels.

MG-ZS-EV_interior_rear_seatsUK model shown

The rear seats have 60:40 split backrests. The seats are upholstered in man-made leather.

MG-ZS-EV_interior_seatsUK model shown

As for safety, the ZS EV has a total of 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, front & rear seat belt reminder, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), ESC, Hill Start Assist, heated ORVMs, and reverse camera with guidelines. The EV gets disc brakes at all four corners.

MG-ZS-EV_interiorUK model shown

The ZS EV’s electric motor produces 142.7 hp and 353 Nm of torque. If you’re interested in 0 – 100 km/h acceleration time, the ZS EV does it in 8.5 seconds. The battery pack is of 44.5 kWh capacity and is claimed to offer a range of up to 340 km.

MG-ZS-EV_charging_portUK model shown

The ZS EV is capable of DC fast charging. The battery is claimed to reach up to 80 percent charge within 50 minutes. A 7.4 kW AC charger will take 6 to 8 hours to fully charge the battery.

At the time of publishing this story, MG has installed charging stations in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.

Also read: MG India and Fortum install first 50 kW DC fast charging station in Gurugram

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