MG Gloster India Launch To Take Place As Scheduled In October: Will Rival The Toyota Fortuner

MG Motors has confirmed that the launch of their upcoming premium SUV, the Gloster will continue as scheduled. The MG Gloster SUV is currently expected to go on sale in the Indian market sometime in October 2020.

MG Gloster MPV India Launch To Go-Ahead As Scheduled: MG Motor Confirms No Changes In Launch Timeline

MG Motors India remains confident that the Gloster will be launched in India during the year's festive seasons. This is despite the current pandemic situation and the subsequent lockdown the country is facing.

MG Gloster MPV India Launch To Go-Ahead As Scheduled: MG Motor Confirms No Changes In Launch Timeline

The MG Gloster will be the fourth model to be introduced in India from the brand. The Gloster will follow the Hector, ZS EV and the Hector Plus in the Indian market. While the MG ZS EV was launched in January of this year, the Hector Plus (the seven-seater iteration) is scheduled to go on sale in the coming month.

MG Gloster MPV India Launch To Go-Ahead As Scheduled: MG Motor Confirms No Changes In Launch Timeline

The MG Gloster once launched will also be the brand's latest flagship model. It will be a premium SUV and positioned above the Hector Plus SUV. The Gloster is similar to the Maxus D90 which is already available in international markets.

MG Gloster MPV India Launch To Go-Ahead As Scheduled: MG Motor Confirms No Changes In Launch Timeline

Being a premium SUV, the Gloster will come with a host of features and equipment as well. This includes a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and also the latest iteration of MG's iSmart Connected technology. It will also feature a host of other equipment as well such as a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry, dual-zone climate control, ventilated seats, wireless charging; among a host of others.

MG Gloster MPV India Launch To Go-Ahead As Scheduled: MG Motor Confirms No Changes In Launch Timeline

The MG Gloster was first unveiled in India at the 2020 Auto Expo, held in February. The SUV will be offered in a single seven-seater configuration with a ladder-frame chassis. Powering the MG Gloster will be a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine producing 220bhp and 480Nm of peak torque. It will be mated to a manual gearbox initially, with an automatic transmission set to be introduced at a slightly later stage.

MG Gloster MPV India Launch To Go-Ahead As Scheduled: MG Motor Confirms No Changes In Launch Timeline

Thoughts On The MG Gloster MPV & Its India Launch Plans

MG Motors India is confident that the launch of the Gloster and even the Hector Plus in the Indian market will take place as per schedule. Once launched in India, the MG Gloster SUV will rival the likes of the Toyota Fortuner and will be priced at a similar price range as well.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 19:26 [IST]
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