MG Motor has launched the Gloster SUV in India. Prices for the Gloster start at ₹ 28.98 lakh for the base variant and go up to ₹ 35.38 lakh for the top-spec trim. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. The prices are introductory for the first 2,000 customers. The Gloster is the company's flagship model and is laden with features and technology. Bookings for the Gloster have already begun and interested customers can either book the SUV online or at an MG dealership by paying a token amount of ₹ 1 lakh. The Gloster is offered in four variants which are Super, Sharp, Smart and Savvy. The base Super variant will be offered only as a seven-seater. The Smart and Savvy variants will be offered as a six-seater only. Sharp is the only trim that will have the option of both six and seven seater configuration.
|MG Gloster SUV Variants||Prices (Ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Gloster Super (Turbo Diesel - 7 Seater)||₹ 28.98 lakh|
|Gloster Smart (Turbo Diesel - 7 Seater)||₹ 30.98 lakh|
|Gloster Sharp (Twin-Turbo Diesel - 7 Seater)||₹ 33.68 lakh|
|Gloster Sharp (Twin-Turbo Diesel - 6 Seater)||₹ 33.98 lakh|
|Gloster Savvy (Twin-Turbo Diesel - 6 Seater)||₹ 35.38 lakh|
Also Read: MG Gloster India Launch Live Updates
The Gloster gets a clean design, with an imposing front end thanks to the chrome grille. The silhouette is typically SUV and it has a big footprint too. In fact, the Gloster is almost 5 metres in length and has a wheelbase of almost 3 metres. MG Motor India will offer over 200 accessories for the Gloster and offer free accessories worth ₹ 50,000, which is included in the ex-showroom pricing of the variants.
Also Read: MG Gloster Review
Standard features will include an 8.0-inch instrument cluster, 12.3-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, LED cabin lights, three-zone auto climate control, captain seats, panoramic sunroof, fatigue reminder system, projector lens LED headlights, LED daytime running lights (DRLs), 18-inch alloy wheels and LED taillights, dual front, side and curtain airbags along with electronic stability program (ESP), traction control, roll movement intervention, hill hold control, hill descent control, and anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist, and rear disc brakes.
The Gloster SUV also gets an eight-speaker system as well as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability along with iSmart 2.0 integration that gets over 70 connected car features. Yes! The connected car features on the MG Gloster is only available from Smart trim onwards. The top-of-the-line MG Gloster Savvy 2.0 Twin Turbo trim gets the advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) or level 1 autonomous driving system, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, automatic parking assist and adaptive cruise control among others.
The 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo diesel engine is only available in the base Super and Smart trims and only in the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) spec. But the 2.0-litre twin-turbo powertrain is available in the Sharp and Savvy variants and gets four-wheel-drive (4WD) system as standard. Both engines are paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission as standard. The 2.0-litre twin-turbo engine puts out 215 bhp and a massive 480 Nm of peak torque which are class leading figures. The MG Gloster will go up against the Ford Endeavour, Mahindra Alturas G4 and the Toyota Fortuner.