05 Jan 2021: MG Hector Plus (7-seater) spied at dealership, launch imminent
Ahead of its launch in India this month, British automaker MG Motor's Hector Plus (7-seater) SUV has been spied at a dealership stockyard, revealing its key design aspects.
As for the highlights, the upcoming four-wheeler will have a sporty design and a refreshed cabin with new features. However, it is unlikely to receive any mechanical changes.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: MG Hector Plus (7-seater): At a glance
The MG Hector Plus (7-seater) will sport a revamped front fascia, featuring a new grille with a diamond stud type pattern, a muscular bonnet, a wide air dam, and sleek swept-back LED headlights.
The SUV will be flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.
The rear section will remain unchanged except for a gloss black strip between the taillamps.
Fact: Power and performance
MG Hector Plus (7-seater) will be available with three BS6-compliant engine choices. The 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine generates 168hp/350Nm. Meanwhile, the 1.5-liter turbo-petrol and petrol-hybrid motors make 141hp/250Nm. Transmission duties will be handled by a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The new Hector Plus will have a 7-seater cabin with a dual-tone black and beige color theme, bench-type seat in the second row, ventilated front seats, wireless smartphone charging, and a power steering wheel.
The SUV will house a touchscreen infotainment console with support for Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
Six airbags, and a rear-view camera will be there for passengers' safety.
Fact: What about the pricing?
Details related to the pricing and availability of the MG Hector Plus (7-seater) will be revealed at the launch event this month. As for the pocket-pinch, it should carry a premium of Rs. 30,000-60,000 over the 6-seater model, which starts at Rs. 13.73 lakh (ex-showroom).
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