On World EV Day 2022, MG Motor India has installed 50+ AC fast chargers across 15 cities in India. These EV chargers were installed at over 25 residential areas and corporate offices across 15 cities in the country under the MG Charge initiative. The company states that this program aims to strengthen the EV charging infrastructure in India.
MG Motor has also undertaken various initiatives with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Jio-bp and Castrol to build a reliable EV charging ecosystem, including free-of-cost charging stations and vehicle service assistance. On March 7, the company launched the new MG ZS EV, post the launch of its predecessor in 2020.
Available at a starting price of Rs 21.99 lakh (ex-showroom), the 2022 MG ZS EV is offered in two variants – Excite and Exclusive. The higher-spec MG ZS Exclusive variant is priced at Rs 25.88 lakh (ex-showroom). As far as the exterior is concerned, the new MG ZS EV has received a revised front fascia with hawk-eye LED headlamps, integrated LED Daytime Running Lights, LED tail-lamps and revised front and rear bumpers.
The side profile of the 2022 MG ZS EV is flanked by black-coloured body cladding and 17-inch alloy wheels. On the inside, the new MG ZS EV gets a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display, a 7-inch fully-digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, leather-layered dashboard, dual pane panoramic sunroof and more.
Mechanically, the new ZS EV is powered by a 50.3 kWh battery pack and an electric motor, cumulatively churning out a peak power of 176 PS. Offering a range of 461 km per charge, the EV sprints from 0-100 kmph in 8.5 seconds.