MG E200 is only one of 14 autos (together with a number of EVs and UVs) showcased by MG Motor India at Auto Expo 2020.
MG Motor India has showcased the E200 EV at Auto Expo 2020. The ‘ultra-compact electric vehicle’ is already on sale within the Chinese market because the Baojun E200. While one can not take into account it as a great mass-quantity product for any market, the MG E200 has received gross sales potential in city areas.
Even although MG showcased the E200 at the Auto Expo 2020, we’re very assured that it’ll not be launched in India. There are a number of causes for a similar. To start with, the E200 gained’t meet the protection necessities of the nation. Next up, historically, comparable small automobiles just like the Reva/E2O and even the E2O+ haven’t clicked within the Indian market. An perfect car for the common Indian purchaser ought to have at least 2 rows of seating and supply sufficient area for carrying some baggage too.
The MG E200 is an upgraded model of the E100, which was launched in China again in 2017. Both the automobiles are made by MG’s dad or mum firm’s (SAIC’s) JV with GM & Wuling. The E200 is on the market in two variants, considered one of which prices 54,800 yuan (INR 5.67 lakh) whereas the opposite one prices 64,800 yuan (INR 6.71 lakh).
The small EV is pushed by a 29 kW (38.88hp) motor which develops 110 Nm of max torque whereas coupled to a 24kWh Lithium-ion battery. The motor’s output is clearly on the decrease aspect and it restricts the automobile’s prime pace to lower than 100 kmph. Overall range of the E200 below the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) is 250 km.
The E200 has been positioned as a city-car and has comparatively small dimensions as nicely. It measures lower than 2.5 metres in size and has a turning radius of simply 3.eight metres. On the protection entrance, it will get ABS, EBD and ESC. However, it misses out on airbags.
To enhance the electric automobile’s NVH ranges, SAIC has employed a reducer within the powertrain. Even when the motor is operating at round 3,800 RPM, the gearbox’s noise is barely 40-45 decibels. The give attention to NVH additionally ensured that the producer introduces low-noise compressor & low-noise followers for the AC. The complete noise output from the unit is lower than 42.9 decibels.
After a stupendous begin with the Hector, file bookings on the ZS EV, and talks of a brand new plant, MG seems to be assured about its Indian innings. The 14-vehicle showcase at Auto Expo 2020 additional confirms it.