Javed Afridi signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a British Vehicle company MG Motors to introduce its electric cars in Pakistan. He is the owner of team Peshawar Zalmi in PSL and the CEO of Haier Pakistan. He had announced the launch of two models of MG Motors in Pakistan that are MG HS and MG ZS EV in 2020. But he revealed a bigger surprise in his tweet. He notified the launch of a giant truck under the name of MG Extender in Pakistan. It is a 4×4 double cabin vehicle enriched with features of safety, comfort, performance, and durability.
He attached a video of a magnificent MG extender with his tweet that has left the public enthralled with its appearance. It is set to boom the local market. Here’s a detail of all the features that are available in this giant truck.
MG Extender in Pakistan
MG has manufactured a four-door crew cab with four-wheel drive. It has gained popularity in the United Kingdom, Thailand, China, Australia, and other places in the world. The assembly plant of MG is also under process in Lahore. The plant will be able to manufacture 40,000 cars per year. The date of launch is not yet decided but it will surely be launched before June 2021 before the expiration of Auto Policy in Pakistan.
MG Extender in Pakistan will be a great addition to the automobile market. It has an outstanding built quality that attracts everyone with an MG’ signature grille design at the front bordered by automatic LED projector headlights at the sides. The non-circular built design makes it look bolder and stronger. Automatic headlamps have both day-time running lights and fog lights. There is also a Faux skid plate designed under the bumper that keeps it safe from all obstacles to hit the vehicle. decent taillights are embodied on the rear of the truck. It has an overall box shape build and bold square wheel arches that grant it a sporty look.
It has a wide dashboard at the front. The cabin is spacious and furnished with soft-quality black leather. It can accommodate 5 passengers comfortably. There are storage capacities on the front console, doors, and under the armrest where you can keep your things. In the interior, there are center-mounted air vents at the front. Along with air vents, it has a 10-inch display screen mounted at the central console that works with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Two USB ports, a stereo audio system, and a Bluetooth connectivity option are also available. The front seats are electrically adjustable and the rear seat is foldable.
The engine is a 2L 1996 Turbocharged DOHC sixteen valve four-cylinder diesel. The engine can generate 160hp with 4000 RPM and 375Nm at 1500 to 2400 RPM. It is available in six-speed manual and automatic transmission. The feature of Tuning suspension is installed that will keep the driving experience balanced and smooth. The 2.0-liter engine makes it immune to all road and climatic conditions. MG Extender can run to an approximate 12.7 kilometers per liter which makes it fuel-efficient.
The stronger this truck looks like, it also ensures the same safety levels. The Full Space Frame of the body makes the truck strong and prevents damage to a collision in case of an accident. It has six airbags at the front and sides to ensure maximum protection to passengers in case of collision. Another safety feature is the 360-degree camera that can help in Parking along with a blind-spot warning system that improves the driving experience. It helps the driver prevent errors while driving and drive peacefully. Other safety features are Anti-Lock Braking System, Tire Pressure Monitoring, Electronic Brake Assistance, Hill Start Assistance, Stability Control System, Hill Descent Control, Cruise Control, Child Lock, and other safety features.
As this company is new in the Pakistani market, some competitors have already captured the market. MG extender’s expected competitors are Vigo, Revo, Isuzu D-Max, and Foton Tunland.
MG Extender Price in Pakistan
When it comes to price, the vehicle is yet to launch in Pakistan so the price is not available as of yet. According to the estimation of Thailand’s price, the MG Extender truck is likely to cost around Rs4 million to Rs. 4.5 million in the Pakistani market.
With all these features, the truck is expected to increase the competition in the market. The arrival in Pakistan and its success is entirely dependent on the price that will be offered but we can have high hopes for it.