If launched in India, the Baojun 510 will take on Hyundai Creta.
In January 2019, MG Motor announced that its first product for India will be the Hector SUV. Scheduled to launch in June 2019, this premium 5-seater SUV will lock horns against the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and the newly-launched Tata Harrier. It seems that the British carmaker is also planning to foray into premium compact SUV space to challenge Hyundai Creta with Baojun 510.
The Baojun 510 SUV, which is already on sale in the Chinese market, recently spotted testing on Indian roads. For people not in the know, MG Motor and Baojun are the subsidiaries of Chinese state-owned automotive design and manufacturing company – SAIC Motor Corporation Limited. In global markets, the carmaker retail MG Hector as Baojun 530.
Baojun 510 SUV Spy Pictures
Globally, the Baojun 510 first broke cover in 2016 and received its first mid-cycle update last year. The 5-seater SUV measures 4,220mm in length, 1,740mm in width and 1,615mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,550mm. Compared to the Hyundai Creta that’s 4,270mm long, 1,780mm width and 1665mm tall, Baojun’s SUV is slightly smaller. Check Out – Upcoming MG Cars in India
Interior of the Baojun 510 shares resemblance to the Baojun 530 (aka MG Hector). Some of its key features include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with WiFi connectivity, a Harman Infinity sound system, leather seat upholstery, an electric parking brake, ESP, an independent rear suspension, etc. For power, the global-spec Baojun 510 makes use of a 1.5-litre petrol engine pushing out power close to 115hp.
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