After the sale of its electric SUV ZS EV on the French market, the manufacturer MG Motor continues its momentum through an electrified station wagon by the name of MG 5, which will be delivered to the United Kingdom by the fourth quarter of the year 2020.
After having deserted the Old Continent for a long time, the British manufacturer MG Motor is back for the better in this new decade. The company passed under the bosom of the Chinese giant SAIC for fourteen years now first displayed its ambitions in France, in which the electric SUV ZS EV was recently launched. A Parisian point of sale will soon open to discover the flesh and blood vehicle.
MG 5, the European version of the Chinese Roewe Ei5
Determined to establish itself as a real player in the electrical industry in Europe, the manufacturer is multiplying projects in this area. And the last is also built around a new station wagon for the moment reserved for the British territory, AutoCar tells us. The MG 5, of its name, is actually a version rebranded Roewe Ei5, only produced for the Chinese market since 2017.
" It's exciting because it will be our first truly unique model on the market “Daniel Gregorious, head of the group's“ Sales and Marketing ”division, was enthusiastic, in the columns of the aforementioned media. The MG 5 could logically draw from the data sheet of its Chinese equivalent, which has a 114 horsepower engine and a 52.5 kWh battery for a range of 420 km, according to the NEDC cycle.
The radius of action should therefore be reduced based on the WLTP certification standard, widely used by manufacturers in the sector. MG 5 is also expected to be displayed at retail locations across the country after containment restrictions are lifted. Deliveries, they should start in Q4 2020, for a price of around 25,000 pounds, bonus included. To see if this station wagon will then land in our tricolor regions.