Upcoming MG Gloster’s rear seats look super comfortable, gets autonomous tech

MG is ready to launch its fourth car in the Indian market, which will also become its most expensive vehicle in India. Showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo, the all-new MG Gloster is currently being tested relentlessly on the roads and it is expected to be launched by the festive season this year. This will be the brand’s third launch in the market this year after the all-new MG ZS EV and the Hector Plus. The Gloster will take on the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mahindra Alturas G4 and more such vehicles in the segment.

The new video reveals a lot of details about the upcoming Gloster. The most interesting details that can be gathered from this set of spy images are the captain seats in the middle row. It will be a three-row SUV like the Hector Plus and the middle-row seats will be similar to the Hector Plus too. Other features worth highlighting are the dual-tone upholstery (brown and black), plush diamond-stitching, contrasting white stitches on the black upholstery, two-piece front arm-rest with storage and multi-zone climate control system.

It should be noted that MG has already started dispatching the Gloster SUV to the dealerships and a few models have been spotted in the showrooms too. The Gloster spied in the showroom get the ADAS badging, which is a semi-autonomous safety model. This system is classified as Level 2 of autonomous driving and is able to control the speed and steering of the vehicle to keep it in the lane. However, since it is not fully-autonomous, the driver has to keep an eye out all the times and check for any obstacles ahead. It should be noted that this is a radar-based technology. The Gloster will also get semi-automatic parking system that will allow the driver to park it in the tightest spaces.

The car will also come with a long list of features just like any other MG Motor SUV in India. To start with, it gets an all-digital instrument cluster, lane-departure system and rear electronic differential lock. MG will also offer a rotary knob that can be used to choose between various traction modes and drive modes. There Gloster will also get a number of safety features like hill descent control, park assist, seat ventilation and wireless charging system. The Gloster will also come with a massive panoramic sunroof.

The engine details of the upcoming MG Gloster are not out yet. However, it is likely to be powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that will be sourced from FCA. It is the same engine that powers the likes of Hector, Compass and Tata Harrier but in the Gloster, the power output will be bumped up to produce a maximum of 218 Bhp and 480 Nm. It will get an 8-speed automatic transmission.