MG Motor India has unveiled the new ZS EV 2021. The updated version, priced at INR 20.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi), comes with a 44.5 kWh Hi-Tech battery.
It has a certified range of 419 KM. Equipped with new 215/55/R17 tyres, the vehicle and battery-pack ground clearances have been increased to 177 mm and 205 mm respectively.
According to Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India, “We are proud to introduce the evolution of the ZS EV in a short span of 1 year, reiterating our commitment to the EV space. To extend our customers a superior ownership experience, we are building robust charging infrastructure in India along with our ecosystem partners.”
The ZS EV 2021, having expanded the charging ecosystem across the country with its partners, has now been made available for bookings in 31 cities. The car was initially launched in 5 cities during its launch in January 2020.
100 kmph in 8.5 seconds
The new model boasts 143 PS power and 350 Nm torque and can reach from 0 to 100 kmph in 8.5 seconds.
It is offered in two variants – Excite & Exclusive. According to the carmaker, as India’s first pure electric internet SUV, it adopts MG signature global design cues and comes loaded with features such as a panoramic sunroof, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, PM 2.5 Filter, and more.
Comes with ZS EV a 5-way charging ecosystem including free-of-cost AC fast-charger at residences/offices, DC superfast charging stations at dealerships, portable in-car charging cable, 24×7 charge-on-the-go facility (in 5 cities), and charging stations in satellite cities and tourist hubs.
The automotive company has also introduced the ‘EcoTree Challenge’, wherein ZS EV owners can participate in the ecological initiative and track their CO2 savings and national ranking in real-time.
The new vehicle is covered under MG eShield, wherein MG provides a free-of-charge 5-year warranty for unlimited KMs, round-the-clock Roadside Assistance (RSA) for 5 years, 5 Labour-free Services and 8yrs / 1.5 lac KM warranty on the Battery Pack system.
(With inputs from Automotive Lead Research Team)
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