MG Motor India Unveils the MG Comet EV – Check Features
MG Motor India, the Indian subsidiary of the British automotive brand Morris Garages (MG), has introduced its latest electric vehicle, the MG Comet EV, in India. This is the company’s second electric vehicle in the country, positioned below the MG ZS EV, a popular electric SUV in India. The MG Comet EV’s price is expected to be announced on April 26 and the vehicle is scheduled to be launched for sale in India next month.
The MG Comet EV is essentially a modified version of the Wuling Air EV that is currently available in Indonesia and several other international markets. The upcoming electric car is expected to compete with the Tata Tiago EV, a popular electric hatchback in India.
The MG Comet EV is anticipated to offer a range of modern features and amenities that are usually found in high-end vehicles. The electric car will likely feature a sleek and stylish exterior design, with several contemporary elements. The car’s interior is expected to provide a comfortable and spacious experience for the driver and passengers.
Exterior and Interior Features –
The MG Comet EV is constructed on the SAIC’s GSEV platform, a global small electric vehicle architecture. Its power is generated from a 17.3kWh battery, which can provide a power output of 41bhp and a torque of 110Nm. The EV is a three-door, four-seater micro hatchback that measures 2,974mm in length, 1,631mm in height, and 1,505mm in width, with a wheelbase of 2,010mm. It features dual projector headlamps and a charging port located at the centre of the front fascia, with LED light bars and vertical taillights at the back.
The electric car can travel up to 230km on a single charge, with batteries supplied by Tata AutoComp. It could be powered by a single rear-axle motor. The interior of the MG Comet EV includes two screens, a digital instrument cluster, and an infotainment system. Safety features in the vehicle may include dual airbags, anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution, rear parking sensors, seat-belt reminder system, speed alert system, tire pressure monitoring system, reverse parking camera, speed-sensing door lock function, and impact-sensing auto door-unlock function.