SAIC Motor-CP Co., Ltd. and MG Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd., unveil the New MG ZS – the smart car for limitless lifestyles with world’s first Thai language-enabled voice controlled connectivity ‘i-SMART’. MG’s evolution of Brit Dynamic design language deliver an eye-catching sleek and sporty contemporary exterior. Premium spacious interior is a comfortable place to be in with added reassurance of class-leading 9 Synchronized Protection System safety.
Pongsak Lertrudeewattanawong, vice president of MG Sales (Thailand) announced, “The key aim in the development of the New MG ZS is to introduce the first ‘smart’ car to the Thai automotive industry. Not only does it satisfy the limitless lifestyles of the new generation but also break new ground on the technological front where no other car maker has ever achieved before. The New MG ZS incorporates the new advanced i-SMART which enabled to control function in vehicle by Thai voice command as well connectivity for unprecedented convenience and safety that exceeds the expectation of customers. We forecast the sales of NEW MG ZS to be 12,000 units by the end of 2018”
The New ZS is the first MG with the i-SMART connectivity system which introduced in September. The i-SMART can be controlled in three ways: via voice command in Thai language, via the touch screen on the dashboard and via smart phones using i-SMART application. The system let the the driver can switch on the air-conditioner by using the smart phone application. The i-SMART system also features a smart navigation system so you can easily find and ask for best direction to a tourist site, hotel or restaurant – complete with real-time traffic information. The i-SMART is powered with artificial intelligence (AI) that enable it learn your driving habits which complements its usability as an Internet of Things (IoT) system.The system also serve the driver by conveying important information such as fuel level, battery condition, engine sand brake status via its smart phone app. In the event of suspected theft, the system can immediately notify the driver for enhanced peace of mind.
Exterior of the New MG ZS is another iteration of MG’s Brit Dynamic design language delivering a more modern and sportier look to entice the new generation who appreciate the agility and Britishness of MG cars. Taking a new direction is the new brand frontal design whose luxurious grille start off dynamic lines that flow over the bonnet and around the front wheel arches all the way to the rear. The side profile is highlighted by sculpted line that begins at the head light and ends at the rear wheel arch.The Sensual Design shape of the rear end, including the unique LED tube rear lights. Acting as firm foundation, the bi-colour 17-inch alloy wheels are unique to the New ZS alloy wheels and for added driving pleasure a panoramic sunroof is available.
The New ZS interior exudes true European flair with premium two-tone upholstery, door panels and elegant soft-touch dashboard and console. Attention-grabbing sporty jet turbine-styled air vents flank the left and right side of the dashboard while the driver is greeted with high visibility illuminated smart multi-function display. Great versatility comes courtesy of 60:40 split rear seats which can also adjusted by 10 cm to allow for more cargo room lengthwise.
The i-SMART connectivity, which centres on the eight-inch touch screen multi-display on the dashboard help, makes the New MG ZS the best equipped vehicle in its class. Further enhancing driver’s experience is the available cruise control, multi-function sport steering wheel which offers entertainment and telephone controls, digital climate control, smart start button. Bluetooth connectivity promptly with USB port, 12-volt outlet
The New MG ZS is powered by a powerful and efficient four-cylinder 1.5-litre DOHC VTi-TECH engine producing 114hp at 6,000 rpm and 150 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. Responsive four-speed automatic transmission with manual mode takes care of all driving needs.
MG gives safety priority across all model range and the New MG ZS is no exception. First and foremost the Full Space Frame body structure engineered to protect all occupants and fortified by 9 Synchronized Protection System. This comprehensive safety package comprise(1) Anti-lock Brake System(ABS), (2) Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), (3) Electronic Brake Assist, (4) Stability Control System (SCS), (5) Curve Brake Control (CBC), (6) Traction Control System (TCS), (7) Hill Start Assist System (HSA), (8) Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) and (9) Emergency Stop Signal (ESS). Comprehensive passive safety consist of six-point Airbags (Dual Front Airbags, Dual Side Airbags and Dual Air Curtain Dual Front Airbags) and assisting the driver with reverse camera and sensors.
The New MG ZS is available in five standard colours: Scarlet Red, Marina Blue, Silver Metallic, Arctic White and Black Knight. All New MGZSprovide the package of i-SMART for five-year without any cost as well come with protected under Passion Service with four-year/ 120,000 km warranty, 24-hour roadside assistance and access to MG Call Centre. For extra convenience all scheduled maintenance services can be arranged at no extra charge for outside service using our MG Mobile Services.
Contact the NewMG ZS smart SUV at any authorized MG dealers nationwide or visit http://www.mgcars.com.