MG Motor India has launched the ZS EV in the country. The SUV is available in ‘Excite’ and ‘Exclusive’ trims, priced at Rs 20,88,000 and Rs 23,58,000, respectively. Prices for those who pre-booked were Rs 19,88,000 and Rs 22,58,000 (until 17th Jan). Just to compare, the Kona EV which was launched in India at a starting price of Rs 25.30 lakh, currently retails at Rs 23.72 lakh.
The ZS EV is powered by a single electric motor (on the front axle) that produces 142.7 hp and 353 Nm of torque. Its 44.5 kWh battery pack is claimed to offer a range of up to 340 km. With 50 kW DC charging, the battery is claimed to take up to 50 minutes to get 80% recharged. Read more about the ZS EV here.
Standard features include projector headlamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill Start Assist, TPMS, and rear fog lamp. Download the brochure here.
For private owners, MG India is offering a 5-year manufacturer warranty for unlimited kilometres on the car and 8 years/150k km warranty on the battery. It also comes with maintenance packages starting at Rs 7,700 for 3 years.
The company claims to have received over 2,800 bookings so far. Deliveries will begin from January 27 across 5 cities – Delhi/NCR, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.