This Is Why This Year Will Be The Year Of New MG Hector
Morris garages, a Chinese owned British automotive brand (previously known as MG car company limited) begun its sports car production in 1920 in Oxford, UK.
Privately owned by W. R. Morris till the year 1935 and later sold it to his holding company Morris motors limited which later went public in 1936. Morris garages have had a lot of issues with ownership and had multiple ownerships over the period of time.
It was later sold to Nanjing automobile group in 2005 which was later merged in Shanghai automobile industry corporation. MG celebrated its 90th birthday as a brand and was also voted third for best manufacturer category in auto express in the year 2014.
The distribution and sale of the MG brand have been continued in a lot of countries but for the first time this year, MG has decided to launch its new car hector in the Indian market. The 2019 Mg hector is scheduled to launch this year in June in the Indian market and the company has not failed to create the much-needed hype the new brand needs.
The term hector is inspired by Trojan warrior hero, prince hector of troy. Hector symbolizes for strong, bold, trustworthy and dependable.
MG Hector Technology:
Morris garages have boasted about the technology used in the new hector. The I smart next-gen technology used in the hector is something that’s worth mentioning. The car is equipped to provide all the car related information with one glance.
The machine to machine embedded system is the first one in India that will provide updates on the air. That is the car will receive its updates on the go. The updates provide you with new themes and interface of your choice.
The car will access the internet with 4G and 5G ready cellular connection via Airtel sim that will be embedded in the car. Mg hector also opts with an assistant which can even make the system user-friendly.
All you have to do is say ‘hello, MG” and the car will take care of all your operational needs.
The car is very well equipped with modern technology as it also provides emergency assistance once the airbags are deployed ensuring the safety of the owner.
With the seamless connectivity, the MG hector will also offer a premium account for ‘gaana’ for all your musical needs. To ensure the car’s perfect health, mg hector will also have an ismart app which can let you know if your car’s condition in just one scan.
That’s not all, the app can also control the temperature, sunroof, tailgate and door lock making it one of the safest cars for children and pets. The app also comes with applications like ‘find my car’ and ‘geo-fence’ which helps protect against theft.
MG Hector Engine:
Hector will have the same 2.0-litre diesel engine that is in jeep compass and tata harrier with a power rating of 173ps and 350nm of torque. The engine will be mated with only 6 speed manual transmission. The 1.5-litre petrol turbocharged engine will be a 6 speed dual clutch automatic with 143ps and 250nm.
MG Hector Features:
Hector will be the 1st cat in India with an assistant and to make things even more interesting the car will come with a vertically stacked 10.4 Inches of touch screen infotainment system.
Just like a tablet, the car will have a 16gb inbuilt storage and can access files and send messages. MG has specifically emphasized on understanding the Indian accent which can be a huge plus point in its favour.
It also includes features like dynamic turn indicators, a panoramic sunroof, multi-spoke alloy wheels and LED drls, Auto-dimming IRVM and a 7-inch MID (multi-info display) as well.
MG Hector Rivals:
The car is expected to start with rs.15-18 lakhs and have a lot more features than what we get in the current cars. The car that is scheduled to launch in June has gotten really popular already amongst the crowd and a good marketing strategy might be responsible for all the excitement the car is causing. Even though the car comes packed with technology related to its features and entertainment, there is still no upgrade with the engine.
The car has created a lot of excitement amongst many car enthusiasts. The car is predicted to do well in the Indian market and will be a huge stepping stone to get the brand established in the Indian automotive market. the Chinese owned British carmaker has been hyped a lot since the announcement of its launch in the Indian market. Only time will tell if MG hector actually lives up to the hype and the expectations.
The car is not currently available for pre-booking but you can get a notification when the car is launched by mynewcar.in. Click here to get all the updates and notifications about the new MG hector.
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