MG Qatar Cars presents the first ever all-electric SUV, the MG ZS EV, in Qatar.

A stylish, compact SUV, the MG ZS EV is based on the popular Middle East seller, the MG ZS, and is the first all-electric car from the British-born brand, presenting the ideal opportunity for environmentally aware buyers to take their place among the region’s motoring trailblazers.

The all-electric MG ZS EV is available now at Auto Class Cars Showroom, the authorised distributor of MG in Qatar, on Salwa Road.

The new model is a highly versatile vehicle, capable of travelling for 335km NEDC on a single battery charge and is equipped with fast charging which allows up to 80% of the battery to be recharged in just 40 minutes. Power is delivered by a single electric motor that drives the front wheels and delivers 148bhp and 350Nm of torque – giving acceleration of 0-100km/h in just 8.2 seconds. The ternary lithium battery carries a warranty for eight years/150,000km.

HE Sheikh Faleh bin Nawaf Al Thani, Managing Director of Auto, NBK Group, said: “Our strategy of supplying the latest electric and hybrid vehicles supports the environmental pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030 that promotes sustainability.”

Qatar’s infrastructure is developing to support the demand for new electric vehicles. For customers’ convenience, the ZS EV comes with a home charging kit compatible with any power outlet. Based on the popular 1.5L petrol version of the MG ZS SUV, the new electric model is the perfect option for buyers looking for a stylish, reliable car with an affordable price tag, while simultaneously positioning them at the forefront of cutting-edge, new energy technology.

The MG ZS EV is distinguished by its luxurious, comfortable and spacious interior with leather steering wheel with a D-shaped flat bottom in addition to soft touch, dash console material and premium finish and an advanced infotainment system with eightinch touch screen. It is equipped with 360° turbo air vents that help air flows, and and a push start engine button.

Providing peace of mind in terms of safety, the five-star Euro NCAP-rated model is equipped as standard with ABS, EBD, EBA, hill assistance, auto hold, a tyre pressure monitoring system and six airbags as well as parking sensors, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assistance. The range-topping LUX model adds further neat touches such as a rear camera with dynamic guidance lines, panoramic sunroof, electrically adjustable driver’s seat and 17-inch, two-tone alloy wheels. ✤