The MG Hector is a perfect example of Brawn with Brains, its styling is inspired by an F-35 fighter and not only that it comes with plenty of first in class features. For starters, this connected SUV will be officially launched in the month of June this year and will compete against the likes of Jeep Compass, Hyundai Creta, and Tata Harrier. The MG Hector’s expected price will be between ₹15 lakh – ₹20 lakh.
From the outside, the MG hector is the longest in its segment with 4655mm and also has the longest wheelbase with 2750mm, apart from that it has an all LED setup, right from the DRLs, headlamps, foglamps, rear fog lights, and the taillights.
Under the hood, the MG Hector has two engine options, a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine that will churn out 141bhp of power and 250Nm of peak torque which is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and only the petrol engine will have an option for dual clutch transmission gearbox. Moreover, the 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine will churn out 168bhp of power and 350Nm of torque.
Coming to the first-in-class features, one of which is the 10.4-inch touchscreen system, in terms of safety it offers ESP+Traction control, Hill hold control, 3-point seat belt, ISOFIX child seat anchors, rear disc brakes, front parking sensors, and heated outside rearview mirrors which will be handy during rainy conditions.
Talking about its smart technology, the system is 5G ready and will get over the air updates on the system. The interiors fit and finish is premium and to give it a more cool touch they have added 8 colour options for ambient lighting, biggest dual-pane panoramic sunroof, electrically adjustable At the back seat houses a flat rear floor with rear AC vents, armrests with two cup holders, and magazine holder pocket at the backside of the front seats. The door has space to fit one-litre bottles, also not forgetting the large boot size of 547 litres.
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