- A perfect balance of eye-catching design and intelligent features for pleasure upon driving
- Comprehensive 25 ADVANCED SYNCHRONIZED PROTECTION SYSTEMS on board
- Tast drives and close considerations can be made from 28 September at authorized dealers of MG across the nation and delivery starts from October
Bangkok – 25 September 2019 – SAIC Motor-CP Co., Ltd. and MG Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd.— as a manufacturer and distributor of MG cars in Thailand —are pleased to unveil NEW MG HS, a latest SUV built for a definitive driving experience under “ELEGANCE” concept to encapsulate personal accomplishments, tastes, and self-expression. It additionally redefines standards of SUVs with a design refinement inside and out as well as a complete suite of cabin amenities and safety systems. NEW MG HS is going to be available at every authorized dealer of MG in Thailand from 28 September while delivery to customers should be started from October.
Mr. Pongsak Lertruedeewattanavong, Vice President of MG Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd., began “For the past five years, MG has been working at our full capacity to prove Thai customers that we are determined to excite Thai automotive market with constant releases of new products with our outstanding innovations. For this year, we are expanding our reach with new products across various key segments to ensure MG can accommodate all needs of Thai customers.
“We made our breakthrough in Thai SUV market with MG GS released three years ago and following by MG ZS. These two models have been positively welcomed by Thai customers and they have successfully established the brand MG as a key player in B-SUV and C-SUV segments. MG ZS is considered as our pinnacle in paving a way for a new vehicle segment in Thailand based on MG’s product specialty and this newly paved vehicle segment has been interested by Thai car owners since then. MG is certain that NEW MG HS announced today is going to be a new milestone of both our brand and SUV market of Thailand,” added Mr. Pongsak.
“NEW MG HS” is a meticulous SUV designed to be a prestigious vehicle symbolizing an image of success and an unmatched driving experience under “ELEGANCE” product axiom. It impresses all eyes with an astonishing design language, cabin comfort matching with a sedan with extra utility of an SUV, astonishing performance, the inclusion of i-SMART Intelligent Connectivity System, and a comprehensive range of safety features.
“NEW MG HS” comes with three variants: C, D, and X. Four exterior color options are available namely Scarlet Red, Arctic White, Black Knight, and Silver Metallic. NEW MG HS is going to be available for test drives and considerations of customers at all 110 MG authorized dealers nationwide from 28 September and delivery will commence from October.
Elegant Design: Catching All Eyes
NEW MG HS is a neatly-designed vehicle combining luxuriousness and sportiness altogether. It grabs attention with British Shoulder Line that emphasizes vehicle sleekness while an exclusive radiator grille of MG is themed under ‘Stella Magnetic Field’ as it is inspired by star constellations. LED projector headlamps are also equipped with daytime running lights while Space Light Field tail lights are located on the rear. Sequential turn signals on the front and the rear further uplift vehicle richness in design. 18-inch alloy wheels are standard for the D and X variants while the C uses 17-inch alloy wheels.
The cabin is ergonomically-design to properly accommodate all occupants. A premium sense can be experienced with visual interplays of cabin elements and the use of soft touch materials at central console as well as all door panels. Exclusive for X version only, driver and front occupant will be supported with sporty bucket seats with Alcantara leather upholstery as well as red and black topstitching. Rear seats come with adjustable backrests, large armrests, and they can additionally be folded in 60:40 pattern for loading convenience. All occupants will be welcomed on board with welcome light emitted from a preinstalled Interactive Ambient Light. This system supports personalization with 64 color options and it can be set to change the color in accordance with selected driving mode too. At the roof, occupants can aesthetically feel travel enjoyment with a 1.1 sqm panoramic sunroof installed as a standard equipment.
NEW MG HS fulfills all desires with an array of assistant functions for driver and passengers including a dual-zone climate control system with dedicated air vents for rear occupants, a 10-inch Smart Touchscreen as a central infotainment system, a multifunction steering wheel for driver as well as a 7-inch Interactive Multi – Function Display serving as an instrument cluster in which driver can swiftly conveniently glance at journey overview, status of safety systems, entertainment systems, and navigation systems. Vehicle entry is a breeze with a Smart Key as well as a Push Start System. An Electric Liftgate is included for a spotless, hands-free load and unload experience.
Perfect Performance: Powerful and Turbocharged
NEW MG HS comes with a 1.5-Litre petrol turbo engine mated with a 7-speed Twin Clutch Sportronic Transmission (TST). Its peak output is at 162 hp and peak torque is at 250 Nm at a low engine round at 1,700 rpm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes less than 10 seconds and the engine supports E85 fuel by default. The X version is equipped with a driving mode adjustor with four presets namely Normal for a balanced setup, Eco for fuel economy, Sport for excitement, and Custom for driver who wish to personalize all driving parameters individually. A Super Sport button on steering wheel allows driver to increase engine boost for an emotive feel in a press of a button.
NEW MG HS uses Euro Tuning Suspension which offers riding comfort and confidence. A well-tuned MacPherson Strut is used on the front while a Multi-link suspension ensures comfort on the rear in every possible driving scenario.
Smart Function: Unique and Intelligent with i-SMART
NEW MG HS is equipped with i-SMART Intelligent Connectivity System. This exclusive operating system for owners of MG cars maximizes countless connectivity features between the vehicle and every occupant. Smart Command, for instance, is a voice recognition feature in Thai supporting various daily commands such as make a call, control audio system, turn aircon up or down, open or close driver’s side window, or even open or close a sunroof. Furthermore, it can be used to facilitate trip planning by locating points of interest through navigation system. The operating system can also be operated through a touchscreen at the console or via MG Mobile Application on compatible smart devices. Smart Connect is a feature allowing driver to search for songs on online music streaming services, popular restaurants, tourist attractions, and hotels. It can also display latest news or traffic information on central screen too. For security and maintenance, Smart Check gives a worry-free vehicle status update and basic inspection in just taps away. Through MG Mobile Application, it can lock or unlock doors, locate the vehicle, notify if things are not in pristine condition, locate nearby authorized service centers, and digitally record all maintenance history.
Full-Fledge Safety Systems
NEW MG HS affirms safety in every journey with a highly-strength Full Space Frame (FSF) structure. 25 preventative safety features built under European safety standards are bundled as Advanced Synchronized Protection Systems. 14 of them are Synchronized protection system offering proactive vehicle protection before an accident with extra braking power or vehicle stability enhancement. Examples of systems built into this safety suite are Curve Brake Control (CBC), Anti Rolling Program (ARP), and Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). Four accident-protection systems monitoring blind spots around the vehicle are also equipped namely:
- Door Open Warning (DOW)
- Lane Change Assist (LCA)
- Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Up to seven Advanced Driver Assistance Systems takes road safety to a new level namely:
- Intelligent High-Beam Control (IHC)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Lane Departure Prevention (LDP)
- Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
- Traffic Jam Assist (TJA)
Six-point airbags and a 3D Around View Monitor are also pre-built to maximize safety along the way.
*standard safety equipment may vary subjected to vehicle variants
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MG Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
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