Autocar India’s accordingMG Motor India will launch its upcoming micro electric car in India in the first half of 2023. Furthermore, it is also speculated that the new MG electric car will also be showcased at the Auto Expo 2023 in January 2023. Since MG India already sells the Wuling Almaz as the MG Hector in India, it is expected that the Indonesia-launched Wuling Air EV will be brought to India with the MG badge.
If it does, then we now know a lot about the design and specifications of the upcoming MG micro electric car. As for Wuling Air EV official photos As seen in the image, the interiors of the smaller MG EV coming to India could get a dual-tone set-up. The main attraction of the interior is the twin 10.25-inch screen. It has horizontally fitted AC vents placed just below the screen, with three round knobs for HVAC controls.
The steering wheel is a two-spoke unit with a host of controls. There are controls for audio and navigation, as well as voice command buttons for infotainment. It also gets a center console between the driver and passenger seat at the front, which houses the gear selector knob with rotation. Apart from this, it also gets controls for features like electric parking brake and auto wheel holding. In addition, it also includes power window switches.
In Indonesia, this car will be available in two range options. The standard range version of the Wuling Air EV is claimed to offer a range of 200 km, while the extended range model claims a range of 300 km. If the car comes with the same option in India as well, it will rival the Tata X-Press T EV and the Tata Tigor EV, which have a range of 165 km and 306 km respectively.
Autocar India, citing its sources, has informed that the Wuling Air EV for the international markets will come with a single motor set-up, equipped with two power options – 30kW and 50kW, and will have a lithium-iron-phosphate battery. Pack is available. The publication claims that the EV will be brought to India with a locally sourced battery pack from Tata AutoComp.