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MG Motor to launch its Hector SUV on 27 June

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MG Hector is the first 48V Hybrid SUV of India to come with 19 exclusive features. It was unveiled as India's first Internet car with 50+ connected features that include Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart application, in-built Apps, Smart Features, Voice Assist and Infotainment. Hector also holds a bag of goodies and segment-first features including a 10.4-inch portrait-oriented Full-HD touchscreen infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, standard dual airbags and more.

The Hector will be available with three powertain options in both petrol and diesel engine versions. The petrol options include a 1.5 litre turbo-charged motor producing 141bhp power and 250Nm of torque and a 48V mild-hybrid version of the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol, which offers 12% more fuel-efficiency and an additional torque of 20Nm than the standard petrol unit. The diesel engine is a Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged motor that produces 168bhp peak power and 350Nm of torque, with best-in-class ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 17.41kmpl.

Transmission duties will be handled by either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox on the petrol variants while the diesel engine comes paired with a 6-speed Manual gearbox. The company claims an ARAI certified mileage of 14.16 kmpl for the petrol manual, 13.96 kmpl for the petrol automatic and 15.81 kmpl for the petrol hybrid variants.

At an expected price range of Rs.15 to 20 lakhs, the MG Hector will take on the likes of the Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier and Mahindra XUV500.

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