MG Hector new teaser video reveals the interior, features and other design highlights.
The much-anticipated MG Hector SUV is all set to go on sale in India in the next 2-3 months. The company has already started teasing the new model via a series of new videos, and the latest video reveals the heavily camouflaged Hector. Clear pictures of the SUV have already been leaked on the internet. The new video show the MG Hector on test runs and some of the design highlights and features.
The video of the Hector reveals several features like remote keyless entry, keyfob, segment-largest panoramic sunroof, automatic anti-glare interior rear view mirror and the fully digital driver instrument cluster. It also confirms that the MG Hector is fitted to independent LED daytime running lamps. Similar to the Harrier, the headlamp unit is positioned in the lower-side of the bumper. The headlamp unit is in quad-shape and looks like an all LED unit. Also See – MG Hector – What pictures say about the upcoming SUV
Other design highlights include full LED tail-lights, blacked out pillars and floating roof. The MG Hector is basically the re-engineered Baojun 530, which is currently on sale in the Chinese market. In fact, the new Chevrolet Captiva for global markets is the re-worked version of the Baojun 530. In our previous story, we reveal that the MG Hector is basically the Baojun 530; however, it gets the sole change in the form of signature MG grille with large MG badge in the centre.
The MG Hector SUV will be equipped with several segment-first features. The company has already confirmed that the SUV will be the first “Connected Car” in its league, featuring its own operating system with eSIM for internet usage. It will also get over-the-air updates. The SUV is fitted to segment-first and largest 10.1-inch portrait touchscreen infotainment system and the 360 degree camera. Other features are likely to include electrically adjustable front seats, ventilated front seats, automatic climate control, leather seats, etc. Also See – MG Hector SUV will be bigger and cheaper than Jeep Compass
The MG Hector SUV will be available with 2 engine options – a 2.0-litre diesel and a 1.5-litre petrol. The diesel engine is sourced from the Jeep Compass, which is capable of producing 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. The gasoline engine churns out 141bhp and 250Nm of torque. Transmission options are likely to include a six-speed manual and a six-speed dual-clutch automatic.