MG Gloster Spied Testing Revealing New Features Ahead Of Launch: Pics & Details

MG Motor India will be launching a new SUV in the market called the Gloster. Once launched, it will be the brand's flagship premium SUV model in the country. Ahead of its launch, the SUV has been spied testing revealing new features.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

Latest spy images from Autocar India, reveals the Gloster to come equipped with a four-wheel-drive system. The test mule features a 4WD badge placed on the left side of the booth lid and it is expected to be an on-demand system.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

The images also reveal the Gloster's ADAS placed below the 4WD. ADAS stands for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, which was revealed in a teaser video recently. This will include active and passive safety features such as parking assist, auto braking, collision avoidance system and more.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

MG Motor India is expected to launch the Gloster SUV during the festive season this year in the Indian market. Once launched, the company claims that the Gloster will rival the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Land Cruiser Prado and the Volvo XC 90 models — here are more details.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

The company showcased the Gloster SUV at the 2020 Auto Expo ahead of its launch revealing few of its exterior design and features. It is based on the Maxus D90 SUV which is sold in the international markets.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

The SUV will feature a large front grille finished in chrome, LED headlights with integrated DRLs, LED tail lamps, sidestep for easy ingress and egress, roof rails, and the bold ‘GLOSTER' moniker place across the boot lid; among others.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

Interiors of the Gloster will be peppered with a host of features. This includes a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the brand's latest ‘iSmart' connected technology with enhanced AI assistance and added number of voice commands to operate various features of the car.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

It will also feature a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry, dual-zone climate control, ventilated seats, wireless charging, multiple airbags, a 360-degree camera with blind-spot monitoring, cruise control, hill start assist, hill descent control, ABS, EBD, and lane change assist; among others. It could arrive in a single seven-seater configuration.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

Speaking about the powertrain, international models are offered with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel engine options. The turbo-petrol engine produces 211bhp and 350Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearbox.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

While the 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine produces 215hp and 480Nm of torque. The diesel models are offered with an eight-speed torque converter automatic sourced from ZF.

Both the powertrains are expected to arrive in India-spec models along with four-wheel drive variants as well. It is also expected to have the brand's terrain response system with multiple driving modes.

Spy Pics: MG Gloster Spotted Testing & Reveals New Features Ahead Of Launch

Thoughts About The MG Gloster's 4WD & ADAS System

The MG Gloster is a premium SUV featuring a host of features and driver assistance systems. The Gloster is expected to be placed in a similar price bracket as the Toyota Fortuner, the Ford Endeavour and the Mahindra Alturas G4. All of which comes with similar equipment and features expect for the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems on the MG's SUV.

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Article Published On: Thursday, August 20, 2020, 15:19 [IST]
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