2022 MG GT Sports Sedan Launched In The Middle East

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The all-new MG GT is available with two 1.5-litre petrol engine options, one turbocharged and the other naturally-aspirated

MG Motor has launched the 2022 GT in the Middle East. The all-new sedan has an extremely aggressive and sporty design, inspired by the classic two-door MGB sports car. The British-born car brand is committed to expanding its range with cost-effective, value-for-money offerings, and the GT is a perfect example.

The manufacturer is hoping to attract young buyers with this new model. The GT will be available with two engine options. The first one is a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol motor, which generates 173 PS and 250 Nm of peak power and torque, respectively. Transmission duties are handled by a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, which helps the car complete a 0-100 kmph sprint in just 8 seconds.

The second one is a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine. This powerplant belts out 118 PS and comes mated to an iCVT, with a focus on fuel efficiency. MG GT is underpinned by a sports chassis, made of aerospace-grade aluminium, with a compact overall structure. Also, it comes standard with an XDS curve dynamic control system, which improves the handling characteristics.

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The GT is MG’s first sports sedan to utilise the brand’s third-generation design language. It gets a ‘Digital Flaming Grille’ at the front, along with sporty LED headlights. The bonnet swoops down sharply at the nose, while the roofline gently slopes toward the tail, with a ducktail at the end. Sporty dual-tone alloy wheels are also available, to further enhance the aggressive styling.

The interior of the vehicle is just as dynamic-looking as the exterior. The black and red colour theme looks brilliant, and the dashboard has a unique design. The 10-inch infotainment touchscreen and HVAC controls are angled towards the driver, and a digital instrument cluster is on offer here.

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Other features available on the GT include an electronic stability control system, cruise control, 360-degree camera, MG Pilot intelligent driving assistance system, forward collision warning, etc. For a starting price of around USD 13,310 (around INR 9.96 lakh), the all-new MG GT is a great sport sports sedan, offering a lot of equipment as well as brilliant performance.