MG has partially revealed the MG One SUV before its world debut scheduled for 30th July 2021. MG claims that the One will come with the brand’s latest technologies and design philosophy. Underpinning the MG One will be the brand’s new SIGMA architecture. The new platform claims to be an all-in-one modular design. Along with the new platform, the MG One will also feature an active digital ecosystem, advanced electric architecture, the latest software technology and powerful chip technology.
MG One – Design Highlights
The brand boasts that the MG One features strong European styling, along with a premium sporty touch. The SUV comes with a back-seated posture and signature leopard jump shoulder line. The styling is in line with the aggressive and sporty design philosophy of Morris Garages latest design language. The SUV also gets wide and lower proportions ensuring practical interior space.
The MG One SUV features an Aston Martin DBX inspired grille design with a cascading mesh design. The central part of the grille sports a large MG badge. The lower bumper also comes with a mesh grille and splitter-like effect. Flanking the grille are sleek LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs. The SUV also features wraparound LED taillamps, sharply raked rear windscreen, a progressive roofline finished in black, black-out pillars, flared wheel arches and machine-finish alloy wheels. And yes, since this is pitched as an SUV, you can notice body cladding all around.
MG One – Engine Speculations
While the brand is still tight-lipped about the engine specifications, market speculation is that the SUV will come with a 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine from the MG Hector. The engine produces 143 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque. The brand offers two gearbox options on the engine a 6-speed manual and a DCT automatic. The brand may also offer a diesel engine with the One. Speculation is that the MG One will use a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel motor that makes 170 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard.
In Other News
MG is planning to introduce a new SUV in the Indian market positioned below the MG Hector SUV. The brand is currently testing the MG ZS petrol, which is likely to come with the Astor name in India. This will help the MG Astor to clearly differentiate itself from the MG ZS EV, which is the fully electric model.