MG Motor France launches its ZS fuel cell SUV

MG Motor France launches its ZS fuel cell SUV


Who would believe that? At a time when automakers are electrifying their lineups, brands MG-Motor… does the opposite. Known for its electric models – ZS, Marvel R and 5 is 100% electric, E-HS is a plug-in hybrid – this player has just launched on the French market hot version of its city SUV launched in 2020 and restyled at the beginning of the year.

surprisingly, “This decision is consistent with request from our customers, whose usage profile does not match electric mobility and wants to benefit from comfort, technology and 7 years guarantee provided by MG. This international best seller will allow us to respond quickly to the wishes of the French, in the strongest areas. : that of city SUVs. Our ultimate goal remains the same : to offer all French drivers the smartest choice on the market »comments Haojie Guovice president of MG Motor France.

What are the technical characteristics?

Under the hood of this 4.32 meter model, a 105 kW (143 hp) electric motor gives way two petrol blocks. Aesthetically, it is easy to differentiate between the two versions as the unleaded petrol version has a perforated grille while the electric one has a full grille.

Customers have a choice of four cylinders 1.5 l VTI-Tech developing 106 hp with 141 Nm of torque with a three-cylinder turbo 1.0 l T-GDi showing 111 hp and 160 Nm of torque. All are offered with a manual, fifth or sixth transmission. In both cases, use has been approved at 6.6 l/100 km. CO2 emissions reach 149 g/km (class D). Which produces 898 ecological penalty euros.

How much?

It is always given in fine Comfort and Luxury, the MG ZS has a solid argument for the full series endowment. So there are, as usual, hill start assist, cruise control / speed limiter, LED lights, climate control, 10-inch touchscreen, smartphone duplication via Android Auto / Apple CarPlay. All at inclusive prices, since The price list starts at 4 am. 990 euros and reach 20 490 euros.

MG Motor ZS (fuel): range, price

Driving cars

To finish

Financial horse power (CV)

Consumption (l/100km) /

CO2 emissions (g/km)

Price (incl. VAT)

1.5 l VTI-Tech 106 hp BVM5

Comfort

5 hp

6.6L/100km

149g/km

€16,990

1.5 l VTI-Tech 106 hp BVM5

Luxury

5 hp

6.6L/100km

149g/km

€18,990

1.0 l T-GDi 111 hp BVM6

Luxury

6 hp

6.6, l/100km

149g/km

€20,490