MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

MG Motor is gearing up to launch the 'Advanced Gloster' SUV in India. This upcoming SUV is the facelifted iteration of the MG Gloster SUV sold in India and the automaker has revealed that the model will sport 75 connected car features.

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MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

For this, MG Motor has equipped the upcoming MG Advanced Gloster SUV with the company's latest Advance I-Smart infotainment unit. Also, with this system, users can use a dedicated app as an in-car remote to control various functions in the car such as the audio, air conditioning, mood lighting and various other connected car features.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

To further aid convenience, MG Motor has also made the i-SMART app accessible for Android watch users as well.

In addition to all these features, the upcoming MG Advanced Gloster SUV comes with an in-built navigation system powered by MapmyIndia. This system will be further enhanced by live weather and AQI index as well.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

At present, the outgoing iteration of the MG Gloster SUV comes with two engine options. The base 2WD variant of the MG Gloster SUV is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine with 160bhp of peak power and 375Nm of peak torque.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

On the other hand, the 4WD variant of the MG Gloster SUV is powered by a twin-turbo version of the same engine. This iteration of the engine produces 215bhp of peak power and 480Nm of peak torque. Despite the large difference in output, both these engines come mated to an identical 8-speed automatic gearbox as standard.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

Like other MG vehicles, the MG Gloster SUV also comes packed with technology and sports features such as a 360-degree surround-view camera system, wireless charger, heated front seats, massaging seats, cooled seats, PM2.5 filter, auto headlights, powered seats, auto-dimming IRVM, heated ORVMs, push button start/stop, drive modes, and many more.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

Other than this, the MG Gloster SUV also comes with advanced safety features such as Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Blind Spot Detection (BSD), driver fatigue reminder, Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and more.

According to the Chinese-owned British automaker, the facelifted iteration of the MG Gloster SUV will go on sale on August 31and the details about the launch of the upcoming MG Advanced Gloster SUV were previously updated through the company's social media pages.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

Since this is a facelifted version, we expect the upcoming MG Gloster SUV facelift to feature a few minor updates on the exterior to make the SUV feel a bit sharper and angular. Other than this, we also expect a mild update on the interior as well.

Like most facelifted models, we do not expect the upcoming facelifted iteration of the MG Gloster SUV to feature any mechanical changes. However, there is a possibility of MG Motor India re-tuning the powertrain for better power delivery.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

In terms of changes, the spied images of the upcoming facelifted iteration of the MG Gloster SUV confirm that the model will feature a new set of alloy wheels. In addition to this, we expect a slightly larger infotainment unit as well.

At present, prices for the MG Gloster SUV start from Rs 31.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India). We expect the updated iteration of the MG Gloster SUV to receive a minor price hike of around Rs 50,000.

MG ‘Advanced Gloster’ Launch Today - Connected Car Tech & More

Thoughts About The Upcoming MG Advanced Gloster

With the launch of the facelift model, MG Motor could attract quite a few customers to the showroom and capitalise on the sales push achieved ahead of the upcoming festive season in India. Given the price tag and its competition, the upcoming MG Advanced Gloster SUV could achieve decent sales figures in the coming months.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 8:12 [IST]
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