MG Motor has launched its all-new, full-electric MG ZS EV compact SUV in Australia. It’s well priced, at just $43,990 driveaway.

Peter Ciao, CEO, MG Motor Australia and New Zealand, said: “Until now, buyers have had to pay a premium price for an EV. This has meant that only a small portion of the public can afford to buy one. Our vision at MG Motor is to change this situation by making electric vehicles available and accessible to everyone. By removing the affordability barrier, we are seeking to fast track EV adoption in Australia and New Zealand.”   
The MG ZS EV has undergone rigorous local testing in both Australia and New Zealand.   
It can be easily detected on the road, with its iconic emotional design of the breathable logo, diamond grille, dual-colour alloy rims and London Eye LED headlights. With beautifully soft materials, leather effects and intricate stitching, the MG ZS EV offers a premium finish to a family-friendly SUV.

Fitted with a 44.5-kilowatt battery, the MG ZS EV has a range of 263 kilometres on the WLTP combined cycle.

The MG ZS EV comes with a standard CCS2 socket located behind the grille. This socket handles everything from a household power point to the quickest 350-kilowatt DC supercharger.

Plugged into a wall socket at home the MG ZS EV will be charged overnight, while on a supercharger it would take just 45 minutes to reach 80 per cent.
The MG ZS EV comes with MG Pilot, a full suite of driver safety technologies which include Adaptive Cruise Control, Front Collison Warning, Emergency Braking, Speed Assist and Lane Departure warnings.

 The MG ZS EV has an 8-inch colour touchscreen, integrated Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a six-speaker surround sound audio and satellite navigation.

A Panoramic Stargazer Sunroof, covering 90 per cent of the roof it is one of the largest in the segment. 

The electric MG has a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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