MG Comet EV launched in India

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MG has launched the Comet EV in India for Rs 7.98 lakh (introductory, ex-showroom). The Comet EV sits in a phase of its personal and MG is concentrating on patrons who’re searching for metropolis runabouts with a small footprint.

Comet EV might be accessible for take a look at drives from April 27; Bookings open on Might 15, with deliveries happening shortly after.

Primarily based on the Wuling Air EV, the Comet EV contains a boxy design language with fascinating touches equivalent to a full-width LED mild bar, which MG calls Prolonged Horizon Connecting Mild. Alongside it there’s a strip of chrome and piano black that connects the 2 wing mirrors. The charging port for the Comet EV is positioned on the entrance, under the sunshine bar, and its flap homes an illuminated MG brand.

The Comet EV runs on 12-inch alloy wheels, which is the smallest wheel dimension on any automobile at present accessible available in the market. It additionally will get an asymmetrical window design, with the rear home windows being stacked. On the rear too, the Comet EV will get prolonged horizon connecting lights. The EV is accessible in 5 colours with a number of graphics packs categorized below Sticker Fashion and Lit Pack.

Inside, the Comet EV contains a white and grey inside highlighted by two 10.25-inch screens – one for the infotainment system and the opposite for the digital instrument cluster. The entrance passenger seat has a one-touch tumble and fold function, whereas the rear seats have a 50:50 cut up. The Comet additionally has a rotary drive selector.

The Comet EV will get wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, guide AC controls, keyless entry, steering mounted controls, three USB ports and over 55 related options. Security options on the Comet EV embrace ABS, EBD, tire stress monitoring system, reverse digicam and sensors in addition to twin entrance airbags.

MG has geared up the Comet EV with a 17.3kWh battery that’s IP67-rated for water and dirt resistance and will get an ARAI-certified vary of 230km. MG can also be providing a 3.3kW onboard charger that takes seven hours to totally cost the battery. MG has sourced the battery from Tata AutoComp.

The Comet will get a single electrical motor growing 42hp and 110Nm of torque, sending energy to the rear wheels by an automated gearbox. It measures 2,974mm in size, 1,505mm in width and 1,640mm in top and has a wheelbase of two,010mm. To place its dimension in perspective, the Alto Ok10, the opposite small automobile accessible in India, is 556 mm longer than the Comet EV.

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