MG Astor India Unveil Highlights: Level 2 ADAS, 80+ internet features on Creta, Seltos rival

MG Astor India Unveil LIVE updates: The Creta challenger from the house of MG Motor India has finally been revealed today.

By: | Updated: September 15, 2021 1:01:15 pm

 

The new MG Astor SUV has finally been revealed in the country. The company’s brand new midsize SUV that is based on the MG ZS EV will primarily take on the Hyundai Creta in the highly competitive segment. The Astor is dimensionally smaller than the Hector and gets a good number of changes compared to its EV counterpart.  The front portion of the upcoming MG Astor was already revealed by the carmaker and you can take a look at it in full glory in the pictures below. The just-unveiled MG Astor gets over 80 internet features and gets an inbuilt Jio e-SIM for connectivity on the go. The biggest highlight of the new MG Astor, however, is the fact that it gets Level-2 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) features that offer numerous active safety bits. Here are the key highlights from the unveiling event of the MG Astor.

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The new MG Astor will primarily challenge the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and more in the midsize SUV segment.

13:01 (IST)15 Sep 2021
Thank you for joining in!

Thank you ladies and gentlemen for joining us on the unveiling of the new MG Astor SUV. Please note that this was just the reveal event and hence, the prices will be announced at a later stage. Until next time. Ride/drive safe. Goodbye!

12:47 (IST)15 Sep 2021
3 interior colour schemes on offer

Other noteworthy features on the MG Astor include a panoramic sunroof, automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster and also, a 6-way electrically adjustable driver's seat. In addition, the MG Astor will be available with a choice of three interior colour schemes and these are named Sangria red, dual-tone Iconic Ivory, and Tuxedo black.

12:01 (IST)15 Sep 2021
MG Astor Level-2 Autonomous Driving Features

The MG Astor has been unveiled with an interesting list of features, the biggest of which is the level-2 autonomous driving. Here is the complete list of features under this. Have a look!

11:48 (IST)15 Sep 2021
Astor's powertrain options

The MG Astor gets two petrol engine options, the more powerful of which is a 1349cc unit that is good for producing respective power and torque outputs of 140 hp and 220 Nm. More details on engine and gearbox below.

11:45 (IST)15 Sep 2021
Here it is - The all-new MG Astor !

The new MG Astor has finally been revealed in all its glory. Based on its EV counterpart - the ZS EV, for obvious reasons, you might see some resemblance between the two in terms of design. More details on the Astor to be out soon, so keep watching this space.

 

11:39 (IST)15 Sep 2021
80+ internet features on the Astor

The MG Astor gets over 80 internet features. In addition, the car gets bits like hill descent control, heated ORVMs, digital key with Bluetooth technology among numerous features. More details soon, so stay tuned.

11:36 (IST)15 Sep 2021
MG Astor India Unveil event begins: Rajeev Chaba takes the stage!

The India unveiling event of the MG Astor has begun and Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motor India has taken the stage. He is currently explaining the AI (Artificial Intelligence) feature on the MG Astor. India's first Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik also joins the stage and she explains how she enjoys being the voice of MG Astor's voice assistant.

 

11:23 (IST)15 Sep 2021
The Battlefield!

Once launched, the new MG Astor will be entering a highly competitive space in which it will meet rivals like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Nissan Kicks, Renault Duster, and also, the Skoda Kushaq. Having said that, while the Astor will offer a decent list of features, pricing will also play an important role to decide its fate in India. 

11:13 (IST)15 Sep 2021
MG Astor engine options

The upcoming MG Astor will likely get a 120hp, 150Nm, 1.5-litre, naturally-aspirated petrol engine. Moreover, the Creta rivalling SUV might also get a more powerful, 163hp, 230Nm, 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine. Gearbox options will include a manual and an automatic. More details out soon, so keep watching this space for all the action.

10:38 (IST)15 Sep 2021
To get Jio e-SIM

The soon-to-be-unveiled MG Astor SUV will come with an inbuilt Jio e-SIM. Moreover, the vehicle will get a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with in-car connectivity features. The Astor will also get an AI-based personal assistant that basically follows your voice commands and the same can also answer your queries. Cars have certainly become futuristic, isn't it?!

10:18 (IST)15 Sep 2021
Biggest highlight of MG Astor

The upcoming MG Astor will be a feature-loaded offering and will get some segment first features. Speaking of which, the most prominent one is the Level-2 ADAS or Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, all thanks to which the SUV gets a host of active safety features. ADAS becoming a common feature in cars in India is certainly a good thing. A couple of other cars to get this feature in India include the MG Gloster and also, the recently launched Mahindra XUV700.

10:05 (IST)15 Sep 2021
Welcome to MG Astor LIVE blog!

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the LIVE blog of MG Astor. The vehicle is going to be an important product for MBG Motor India as it will go up against some popular SUVs like the Hyundai Creta in the segment. So sit back and enjoy the proceedings. 

MG Astor India Unveil Highlights: The company has finally revealed its highly-anticipated Creta, Seltos rival today. The Astor gets two engine options in the form of a 1.5 petrol and 1.3 turbo-petrol. All details in this story.

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