Bangkok – 26 March 2019 – SAIC Motor-CP Co., Ltd. and MG Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd.—as a manufacturer and distributor of MG cars in Thailand—today invigorates Thai automotive market at the 40th Bangkok International Motor Show with the local release of “New MG V80”, an 11-seater passenger van which reaffirms MG’s plan to complete all passenger car categories for Thai customers. It is a definitive answer to customers who are looking for a fine large-size passenger car for journeys in group, especially with an introductory price. The brand also presents “MG ZS EV Concept Vehicle” which is MG’s first electric vehicle amplifying the carmaker’s core visions particularly on its dedication to development of vehicles that rely on new energy. Customers and visitors are more than welcome to get latest offers and promotions from 27 March to 7 April 2019 at MG Booth (A11) at IMPACT Challenger, Muang Thong Thani.
Mr. Pongsak Lertruedeewattanavong, Vice President of MG Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd. began “This is the 5th year of MG in Thai automotive market and we have constantly opened new chapters with our superior vehicles built with utmost attention on quality and innovations. MG is greatly welcomed by Thai customers with over 50,000 units in less than five years and we are keen to develop and deliver best-in-class vehicles to continue our momentum of success.
“Our insights on passenger van market overview indicate that a number of customers are still wish to accommodate their families or colleagues, both for business and pleasure, with a passenger van emphasizing a wide cabin, ultimate comfort, and class-leading safety innovations. Today’s customers, however, have only a handful of options when it comes to large-sized passenger vans and many of current products available do not fulfill their desires especially on comfort, safety and cabin space. We thus are pleased to present ‘New MG V80’ as a new choice for customers who are looking for a cutting-edge 11-seater passenger van,” explained Mr. Pongsak.
“NEW MG V80”: LET’S MOVE
New MG V80 is a large, comfy, and roomy van with 11 seats for occupants and driver. Its European design ethos is resulted from engine and drivetrain that are mounted ahead of front wheels. Spaciousness is emphasized with a flat floor inside the cabin which ensures ample space for all occupants and it also offers a walk-through capability for convenience. Vehicle entry and exit will be a breeze with laterally-located sliding doors and automatic electric side steps. Loading of belongings will be easier than ever with a dual loading compartment door that can be opened for up to 180̊ in 50:50 pattern.
A 2.5L diesel turbo engine with output at 136 hp and peak torque at 330 Nm is a powerhouse of New MG V80. Its suspension system resembles European cars as it is designed to prioritize riding stability while safety systems include BFI (Body Frameless Integrated) safety chassis structure, disc brake at all wheels, as well as an integration of Electronic Stability Program included seven safety system to boast riding confidence.
MG welcomes orders of New MG V80 today and estimated delivery will commence from late April 2019. Two guises are available for Thai customers namely the 2.5L SELEMATIC and the 2.5L MT. Both versions come with three touching colors choices namely Exotic Black, Radiant White, and Anchor Grey.
“MG ZS EV Concept Vehicle”
MG also brings ‘MG ZS EV Concept Vehicle’ which is the first MG-branded pure electric vehicle to Thailand for the first time for an up-close look of all visitors before an official market release in this year. Exhibiting this concept vehicle at the 40th Bangkok International Motor Show is a sign proving MG’s determination to develop vehicles in accordance to “Electrification”, one of SAIC Motor’s product development pillars. MG ZS EV is an all-electric SUV with maximum output of 150 hp (110 kW), the maximum constant speed range is at 428 km. while the NEDC comprehensive working range is 335 km. per a charge. This forward-thinking vehicle is suitable for modern-day car owners who would like to follow an emerging global trend of owning a pure electric vehicle as it attracts attention with a sharp look for an SUV and it incorporates smart connectivity systems. Commercial version of MG ZS EV Concept Vehicle will be premiered in China soon before local launches in various markets across the globe including the UK and Germany.
pecial offers at the 40th Bangkok International Motor Show
- Customers who book MG cars at the 40th Bangkok International Motor Show or authorized distributors Thailand-wide from 27 March to 7 April 2019 and get them delivered by 30 April 2019 are entitled to get privileges as follow:
- New MG 3 : 5% down payment (25,950 baht)* or a free body kit
- MG ZS : low monthly installment at 6,790 baht*
- MG 5 : five-year payment plan with 0% interest*
- MG GS 1.5T : five-year payment plan with 0% interest*
- New MG 3, MG ZS, MG5 and MG GS are specially come with a one-year premium insurance, a one-year compulsory motor insurance, as well as a 5-year/120,000 km warranty.*
*Subjected to conditions and approvals of participating financial institutions
Book “New MG V80”, have a first look at “MG ZS EV Concept Vehicle”, and experience other MG cars at the 40th Bangkok International Motor Show which runs from 27 March to 7 April 2019 at IMPACT Challenger, Muang Thong Thani. Customers are also more than welcome to visit any authorized dealers of MG nationwide. For further information, please contact MG Call Center at 1267 or visit www.mgcars.com