MG Motor India has launched the 2021 ZS EV in India. Prices for the car starts at Rs 21 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Excite variant and goes up to Rs 24.18 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Exclusive variant. In terms of design, the new iteration largely remains the same.
In terms of features, the car gets Safety features like six airbags, ABS, brake assist, ESC, hill start assist, hill descent control, electric parking brake, tyre pressure monitor, Isofix child seat mounts, rear camera and parking sensors are standard for now, with the top-end trim additionally getting heated wing mirrors.
In terms of comfort featuers, the Excite gets halogen projector headlamps, LED DRLs, 17-inch alloys, an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, cruise control and auto headlamps. Kit like leatherette upholstery, powered driver seat, panoramic sunroof, a PM 2.5 air filter, auto wipers, power foldable wing mirrors and connected car tech is reserved for the range-topping Exclusive trim.
The car is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor that drives the front wheels and puts out 143hp of power and 353Nm of torque. A 44.5kWh battery enables a claimed range of 340km in standard test conditions (as per ARAI).
MG claims that the car can be charged up to 80 percent in 16 to 18 hours with a 15A home supply. With a 6-8 hours with the 7kW AC wall charger that’s provided with the car or about 50 minutes using a 50kW DC fast charger.