MG (Morris Garages) Motor India on Thursday launched the pure electric internet SUV - MG ZS in Nagpur, MG ZS EV at an inaugural price of Rs 20.88 lakhs (ex-showroom). Now the new age super SUV is also being embraced at Nagpur showroom by the owner of Nangia Cars Akshit Nangia and Abhimanyu Nangia at Nangia Cars, Plot No. 33B, MIDC, Hingna, Nagpur, (Mob: 7775022000).
The company has commenced pre-bookings from Thursday at a booking price of Rs 50,000, at dealerships across the cities and on the MG Motor India website (mgmotor.co.in). The latest expansion will make MG ZS EV available in 21 cities across India. MG will simultaneously develop EV ecosystem across these cities by deploying superfast charging infrastructure and extending on-road charging facilities.
Commenting on the expansion, Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, MG Motor India, said, “India is today taking steps in the right direction in the green energy and infrastructure space and we appreciate the recent steps taken by our central and state government in the field of EVs. These steps will contribute to an increased demand for EVs in India in the long-term. In the light of these developments, we are delighted to initiate the next phase of our ZS EV expansion which will work towards driving superior EV adoption in the country.”
MG Motor India has active partnerships with TATA Power and Finland-based Clean Energy major Fortum for the development and maintenance of fast-charging stations across the country. The marquee automaker is also creating an ecosystem of advanced EV capabilities in India.
As part of the 5-way EV charging ecosystem, each ZS EV comes with an on-board cable to charge anywhere. Customers can also get an AC fast charger installed at their homes/offices, free of cost, through MG’s association with eChargeBays. The carmaker has also partnered with Fortum Charge & Drive India to set up 10 DC 50 kW super-fast charging stations at select MG showrooms in 5 cities. Additionally, it has created an extended charging network via MG dealerships in select satellite cities along key routes. MG provides charge-on-the-go with RSA (Roadside assistance) to its customers.
The ZS EV offers a running cost of less than Re. 1 per KM (estimated up to 1 lakh KMs with preventive maintenance including parts, labour, consumables, and taxes and as per electricity rates in Delhi-NCR). As MG’s most hi-tech car ever, the ZS EV comes with cutting-edge EV technology and marks an exciting new era for MG brand globally.