MG Motor India has officially said that that its second EV, and the first mass-market electric car model for India will be the MG Air EV. MG Motor wll launch the Air EV early next year and we expect it to be officially unveiled at the 2023 Auto Expo in New Delhi.
MG Motor currently sells the ZS EV and the Air EV will join it’s electric car lineup. The car maker also plans to use the Air EV to shuttle government delegates as the ‘official EV’ of the G20 Summit, set to take place on September 9 and 10, 2023.
The new MG Air EV is sold as the Wuling Air EV that’s manufactured by SAIC-GM-Wuling since 2020, and also happens to be the best-selling electric car in China. MG Motor India plans to price the MG Air EV between the ₹10 lakh to Rs. 15 lakh price range in our market. Powering the MG Air EV are two battery pack options – a 17.3 kWh and a 26.7 kWh LFP pack. Both battery packs make the same power output of 40 bhp what differs is the range on both of them, the smaller battery can take you 200 km on a single charge while the larger battery will get you 300 kms.
In terms of features the Air EV comes with an 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system being it’s key highlight, synthetic leather seats, dual front airbags and rear parking camera, climate control, on the inside while on the outside the funky style and design can’t miss your attention.
The car comes with alloys wheels, LED lights which includes a horizontal strip that runs across the bootlid.