06 Jan 2021: MG Hector (facelift) will support 'Hinglish' voice commands in India
MG Motor will launch the facelifted version of Hector SUV in India on January 7.
In the latest development, a leaked image has surfaced which indicates the car will support 'Hinglish' voice command recognition.
The car will reportedly recognize and respond to more than 35 'Hinglish' commands such as "FM chalao," "Temperature kam kar do," and "Sunroof band kar do."
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: MG Hector (facelift): At a glance
The MG Hector (facelift) will have an eye-catching look, featuring a muscular bonnet, a refreshed chrome-surrounded grille, a wide air dam, and sleek LED headlights with DRLs.
The car will be flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and new alloy wheels.
Wrap-around LED taillights and a window wiper will be present on the rear side.
Fact: Power and performance
MG Hector (facelift) will be available with three BS6-compliant engine choices- 1.5-liter petrol, 1.5-liter petrol mild-hybrid, and 2.0-liter diesel. The petrol motors generate 141hp/250Nm while the diesel mill churns out 168hp/350Nm. Transmission duties will be handled by a 6-speed manual and DCT gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
As per a previous report, the new Hector will have a beige and black dual-tone 5-seater cabin with leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, rear AC vents, wireless smartphone charging, and ventilated front seats.
The car will house a 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Safety provisions will include multiple airbags, a parking camera, and an auto-dimming rear-view mirror.
Fact: What about the pricing?
Details related to the pricing and availability of the MG Hector (facelift) will be revealed at the launch event on January 7. However, it should carry a premium over the current-generation model, which carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 12.83 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
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