26 Sep 2020: Ahead of launch, MG Gloster's engine and powertrain details confirmed
In the latest development, the automaker has revealed the engine specifications and powertrain details of the upcoming Gloster. It will be available with a 2.0-liter diesel engine in two states of tune.
Here's our roundup.
Exterior: MG Gloster: At a glance
The upcoming MG Gloster will come with an octagonal chrome-finished grille, sleek LED headlights, a muscular-looking bonnet, twin exhaust pipes, a faux skid plate, and rain-sensing wipers.
On the sides, the SUV will be flanked by electrically foldable ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, and 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.
Dimensions-wise, it will have a length of 4,985mm and a wheelbase of 2,950mm.
Under the hood: Power and performance
The MG Gloster will be offered with a 2.0-liter diesel engine in two states of tune.
The single-turbo model will generate 160hp/375Nm and come with a 2WD powertrain while the twin-turbo version will produce 215hp/480Nm and have a 4WD powertrain.
Both the engines will come mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Interior: A peek inside the cabin
The MG Gloster will have a 6- or 7-seater cabin featuring a panoramic sunroof, three-zone climate control, ambient lighting, leather seats, and a 12-speaker audio system.
The SUV will pack an 8-inch fully-digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with support for MG iSMART technology.
For safety, it will provide multiple airbags, front collision warning, blind-spot monitor, and a fatigue reminder system.
Fact: How much will it cost?
The MG Gloster is likely to be launched in India in October and it should carry a price-tag of around Rs. 40 lakh. It will take on rivals like Toyota Fortuner, BMW X1, Volvo XC40, Volkswagen Tiguan AllSpace, Mahindra Alturas G4, and Ford Endeavour.