MG Motor unveils hybrid SUV Hector

Last Updated: Thu, May 16, 2019 09:49 hrs
MG Hector

Mumbai: MG Motor on Wednesday unveiled its hybrid SUV Hector which has been dubbed as India's first Internet enabled car.

According to the company, the 48V hybrid SUV comes with 19 'exclusive features' that make it the new benchmark in its segment.

"The MG Hector, as India's first Internet car, has been built with a high level of localisation and comes power-packed with features, inside-out," Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motor India, said in a statement.

As per the statement, Hector will also be the first car with a 48-volt mild-hybrid architecture in its segment.

"The 48V mild hybrid technology is the latest global environmental-friendly engine technology that enables reduction in petrol engine emissions," the statement said.

"A 48-volt lithium-ion battery helps store energy and provide extra torque assistance of up to 20 Nm when required, resulting in a smoother drive."

The company added that it will begin shipments of the SUV within the next few weeks to its network of 120 outlets across 50 cities.

"Pre-orders of Hector will begin next month; the dates will be announced within the next couple of weeks," the statement added.