MG Motor has launched its tiny two-door, four-seat Comet EV “no-nonsense automobile” in India, although it gained’t be making the journey Down Underneath.
The MG Comet EV is the second electrical car (EV) the Chinese language carmaker has launched in India, following the ZS EV.
An MG Australia spokesperson has confirmed the Comet EV gained’t be launching in Australia or New Zealand.
This tiny MG EV is basically a rebadged Wuling Air EV, which is a Chinese language-market electrical car (EV) produced by the SAIC-GM-Wuling three way partnership firm. MG already rebadges various LDV and Baojun automobiles for the Indian market.
In India the Comet EV has an introductory value of ₹789,000, which immediately converts to $14,561.
The Comet EV is powered by a single electrical motor producing 31kW of energy and 110Nm of torque, hooked as much as a 17.3kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
MG claims the Comet EV has a variety of 230km in response to an undisclosed effectivity commonplace. It has a Sort 2 charging port and may solely cost at charges of as much as 3.3kW, which implies charging from 0-100 per cent takes a claimed seven hours.
The Comet EV measures in at 2974mm lengthy, 1505mm large, and 1640mm tall with a 2010mm wheelbase. This makes it over 600mm shorter than the Kia Picanto, which is without doubt one of the smallest automobiles on sale in Australia.
On the protection entrance it has two airbags, a reversing digicam, rear parking sensors, and a tyre stress monitoring system.
When it comes to commonplace tools, the MG Comet EV has the next:
- 12-inch metal wheels with covers
- LED headlights
- LED tail lights
- Illuminated MG badge
- 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster
- 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Two-speaker sound system
- i-SMART related automobile providers
- Keyless entry and push-button begin
- Leather-based-wrapped steering wheel
- Material upholstery
The Comet EV might be had in 5 totally different exterior paint colors together with Apple Inexperienced and Starry Black two-tone, Sweet White and Starry Black two-tone, Starry Black, Aurora Silver, and Sweet White.
The carmaker can be providing a variety of sticker and graphics that may be utilized in over 250 mixtures.
This isn’t the primary time a automobile firm has dominated out bringing its smallest EV to Australian shores, as BYD just lately dominated out bringing its Seagull EV that was revealed at this 12 months’s Shanghai motor present.