MG Motors has seen quite a bit of success in its first year of being on sale in India. MG Motors wants to slowly introduce more premium and bigger SUVs in India. One of them is going to the Maxus D90 – the MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV. This will most probably be the fourth product by the manufacturer to come here. After the Hector, there will be the MG eZS, the MG Hector 7 seater and then the D90, which will be a big ladder-on-frame, Fortuner rivaling beast.
MG is playing a smart game of introducing the most premium products in their portfolio before making it to the entry-level and affordable segments of the Indian market with their more inexpensive offerings. We will thus see more SUVs from this brand in the coming years. There is going to also be a MG Rs 8 Lakh SUV that will be a sub-four meter compact SUV. We can thus say that a small hatchback or sedan will take time now. Coming back to the D90 Rs 35 lakh SUV, scroll down to know more.
MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV Launch in India
The MG SUV will be a Toyota Fortuner rivaling car and will get all the necessary bells and whistles to make sure it is a big premium SUV for buyers to choose from the current stock of big 4WD SUVs. Yes, the MG SUV will also get four-wheel drive! The car will be made bought into India via the CKD route. The SUV is going to be the third or fourth product that will come to India. The launch might be expected to take place in 2020 but at the end of the year.
MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV Design
This vehicle takes inspiration of design from the Maxus D90. The vehicle has a big bold grille at the front. This grill has a honeycomb design and it extends all the way up to the headlight line till the bonnet. The headlights have a shape of lines drawing towards the grill this makes the front stance of the vehicle strong and aggressive. The front gets LED daytime running lights. The headlight setup is a projector setup and it might also get a cornering function. The A-pillar of the vehicle does not curve around instead the windshield curves around the A-pillar which gives great visibility. The vehicle will get MG badging at the front grill and this will also get the same big bold front face as the MG hector. The foglamps at the front are vertically stacked. This gets the body lines around the foglamps. The different fold and cuts on the vehicle are in sync with the grill as the main element.
Now moving to the side profile this vehicle looks like a merge of the Fortuner’s floating rood and the rear tail lights like that of the Ford Endeavor. The ground clearance of the vehicle will be like that of a ladder frame SUV. As of now, there is no clarity on the type of chassis this vehicle will be using but by the looks of it, it looks like it will have a ladder on frame chassis. The wheel arches are circular and they have a bulge around the end. The front quarter panel has fake air vents that have a chrome finish on it and this has chrome step on it. The rear of the vehicle is cladded at the bumper with the black coloured finish. The 17-inch wheels look proportionate for the car. The window line of the vehicle gets a chrome line around it.
This MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV from the rear looks like a Fortuner. The vehicle has a faux skid plate. This mounts the exhaust system with the dual-port exhaust. The taillights are swept forward with the LED elements in it. The vehicle has a rear viper. The visual bulk at the rear is reduced by making use of clack cladding. Overall the vehicle looks robust and tough. The alloy design of the wheel will be the same as on the MG Hector.
MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV Interior
The interior of this MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV will be spacious and plush. The steering wheel has a lot of mounted controls as well as there are a number of floating control around the base too. The instrument cluster is completely digital. The SUV includes a floating central infotainment system. This will be seen with Android Auto as well as Apple Car Play. This overall increases the easy of connectivity. Automatic climate control is placed below the AC vents. They are surrounded with chrome and they merge beautifully into the design of the dashboard. The seats will get a ventilated function which is why the material of the seat cover will also be of premium quality.
The vehicle will be a 7 seater vehicle but the comfort of the last row of the seats will be of some question. Every passenger gets a dedicated headrest and the cupholders at the sides seem to be big enough so that they can hold a 1-litre bottle. Overall the storage space of the vehicle has been designed such that it is very practical and makes the car making it a very practical offering.
MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV Specifications
The Specification of the vehicles are similar to the Maxus D90. The engine will be a 2 litre power train. It will be available in both petrol as well as diesel. This engine configuration of the vehicle will be available with both manual as well as automatic configuration. There is no news on the vehicle if whether it is a 4 x 4 or will it be a 2 wheel drive. For India, the engine of this vehicle will be made BS6 compliant. This engine might be downsized with a turbo configuration.
MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV Competition
This price of the MG Rs 35 Lakh SUV which is appropriate as far as the competition is considered. MG will lock horns with Ford Endeavour, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu MUX, Mahindra Alturas G4 and even the Skoda Kodiaq.