MG unveils updated avatar of ZS EV


MG Motors has introduced the newly updated variant of its ZS EV globally. The new ZS EV will see a lot of changes in its look and design, while the infotainment on the interiors has also been increased in size.

MG Motors has unveiled the new ZS Electric for the international market. The 2022 MG ZS Electric will be offered with cosmetic design changes and an updated powertrain. It is expected that it will be available for sale in the Indian market in the next 1 year as well. The 2022 MG ZS Electric will be offered with a choice of two trim levels - Comfort and Luxury - and two battery variants. The vehicle will be powered by a 70 KWh long-range battery, which is claimed to deliver a range of 440km as compared to 263km on the previous model. The SUV will also get a 50.3 kWh standard range battery with a 320 km range.

Apart from the increased battery capacity, the new MG ZS EV can also get faster charging. The Long Range Edition is equipped with an 11 kW 3-phase onboard as standard. It takes 10 hours 30 minutes to charge the 72kWh version from 0 to 100 percent using a 7kW AC charger. Using a 100kW DC fast charger, the battery can be charged in just 42 minutes.


The 2022 MG ZS Electric is equipped with a newly developed MG iSMART connectivity system, which also provides a connection via a smartphone app, with which various functions can be controlled remotely. The SUV gets a wireless phone charger, a digital instrument console, and a new 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system that replaces the 8-inch unit in the outgoing model.


The new model comes with slim headlamps with integrated LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamp) and LED tail-lamps. The SUV gets revised bumpers and a new set of alloy wheels. The new model gets a new body-colored, covered front grille, which replaces the traditional grille on the outgoing model.