MG Motor India has launched its third offering, the MG Gloster SUV. Prices for the big, three-row Gloster SUV start from Rs 28.98 lakh for the Super, going up to Rs 35.38 lakh for the top Savvy variant. Bookings for the Gloster have begun for a booking amount of Rs 1 lakh online or at an MG dealership.
The MG Gloster is an old-school body-on-frame SUV, and is a rebadged Maxus D90. It is the largest SUV in its class, 4985mm long, 1926mm wide and 1867mm tall. Wheelbase in 2950mm. Powering it is a 2.0-litre twin-turbo four-cylinder diesel engine that makes 218PS at 4000 rpm and 480 Nm at 1,500-2,400rpm. The motor pairs with an eight-speed torque-converter gearbox. Off-roading gear includes an on-demand four-wheel-drive system, a rear differential locker and a BorgWarner transfer case.
The MG Gloster's USP is the advanced driver assistance systems it packs. Available in the top Savvy trim, this includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, front collision warning, autonomous emergency braking
and an auto park assist.
Like its siblings, the MG Hector and the MG ZS EV, the Gloster comes with a slew of features, many of them segment-firsts. These include 64-colour ambient lighting, a 12.3-inch touchscreen, 12 speakers, 8-inch digital instrument cluster screen, driver seat massaging and ventilation, diamond stitching seats, LED cabin lights, three-zone climate control, 12-way driver and 8-way front passenger electronically adjustable seats and 8 seat electronic with memory function, second-row captain seats, panoramic sunroof, a fatigue alert system, adaptive LED headlamps and a powered tailgate.
Safety features on the Gloster are cornering lamps, a 360-degree camera, dual front, side and full-length curtain airbags, traction control, hill-start assist, roll-over mitigation and hill-descent control. The iSmart suite of connected tech has also been updated to include mapmyindia online navigation with live traffic , Shortpedia news app and voice song search in the Gaana music app.
...and the wide panoramic glass roof
The MG Gloster is available in four variants - Super, Smart, Sharp and Savvy. The Sharp and Savvy trims get the twin-turbo engine with 4WD. The other two variants get a less-powerful single-turbo iteration of this motor with RWD. The top Savvy trim also exclusively gets the driver assistance functions. Second-row captain seats are available only on the mid-spec Smart and the top Savvy trims. The base Sharp versions only come in 7-seater configuration with the Sharp trim can be both 6 or 7-seater.
The MG Gloster will come with a three-year/100,000 kilometers warranty, three years roadside assistance and three labour-free periodic services. Via the MG Shield program, owners will be able to extend there after-sales cover in over 200 ways, with MG providing Rs 50,000 to cover warranty, road-side assistance (RSA), maintenance, residual value assurance, accessories, merchandise etc.
Here are the full prices of the MG Gloster, all ex-showroom introductory
MG Gloster Super - Rs 28.98 lakh
MG Gloster Smart - Rs 30.98 lakh
MG Gloster Sharp 7 seater - Rs 33.68 lakh
MG Gloster Sharp 6 seater - Rs 33.98 lakh
MG Gloster Savvy - Rs 35.38 lakh
We have already driven the MG Gloster andÂ you can read our in-depth road test here
You can also check out our detailed video review of the MG Gloster below
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