Why is the MG5 Magnette taking so long when they already have a saloon version of the body shell? Maybe they are modifying suspension, engine etc. to UK standard?
MG next year will push two new models including SUV and sedan
According to the latest news of SAIC, its own brand MG will launch two new models next year, namely a SUV and a new sedan models. AS21 an SUV which was codenamed Shanghai Motor Show starting before the MG CS SUV concept car production version, while the other one is codenamed AP13 is using the same platform with the MG5 sedan models.
According to information before the exposure point of view, MG CS SUV concept car production version in the configuration is relatively rich: the new car will be equipped with dual-speed electronically controlled splitter boxes, limited-slip center differential, air suspension, four-wheel electronic traction control system, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), ramp Assist (HSA), front and rear independent suspension.
The Power, the new car will be powered by the 2.0T engine, the maximum power of 150kW (203Ps), maximum torque of 280Nm ,0-100km / h acceleration time of 7.8 seconds, top speed can reach 220km / h.
While a code AP13 new sedan will be based on AP platform and launched in 2014. Interestingly, before the launch of MG5 MG codenamed AP12, the same as the AP platform, so we expect the new car is probably MG5 sedan version of the model.
For MG, this new SUV, everyone is still relatively high degree of expectation. While a sedan, but also to make up for their lack of models in the compact class.