Nepal gets MG GS and ZS while India still a year away from the launch of the first MG model
While India is yet to receive its first-ever MG model, the neighbouring country of Nepal recently witnessed the introduction of the GS and the ZS in the Nepali car market. The British carmaker’s GS range has a starting price of Rs 5.49 million (INR 34.3 lakh in Indian currency) to Rs 7.45 million (INR 46.50 lakh).
The ZS is on sale in a price range of Rs 5.05 million (INR 31.5 lakh) to Rs 5.59 million (INR 34.9 lakh).For the Nepali market, MG Motor has appointed Paramount Motors as its automotive distributor in Nepal.
MG Motor celebrated its entry in the Nepali car market by holding a ceremony at its authorized showroom in Naxal, which was inaugurated by the British Ambassador to Nepal Richard Morris. Speaking on the occasion, Sachin Aryal, general manager of Paramount Motors said, “MG is one of the fastest growing global automotive brands. Over the years, MG has built a strong foundation for itself, and grown exponentially by entering new and emerging markets.”
“The company had expressed its intention of taking the MG brand all over the globe, and today it is living up to its promise with this inauguration,” he added.
The MG GS comes with a range of premium features, including automatic headlamps,
Cruise control system, rear parking sensors, a camera, a DAB radio and Bluetooth control.
Powering the GS is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that outputs a maximum power of 217 bhp and a peak torque of 350 Nm. The GS is available with an all-wheel drive system and has a fuel tank capacity of 55-litre. On the other hand, the ZS comes with a 119 bhp petrol engine.
MG (Morris Garages) was founded back in 1924 in the UK. Initially, MG launched a range of sports cars and cabriolets, which even went to become a favorite of the rich and the famous, including British Prime Ministers and several members of the British Royal Family. Soon, MG became one of the most successful car manufacturers in the Great Britain.