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MG 4 Electric Expected Price & Specifications

Javed Afridi has made headlines with MG 4 and a single tweet. As one of the key shareholders in MC Motors in Pakistan, he has hinted at the all-electric countless times already, but this time, his tweet broke the internet, and for good reason.

Claiming insane charging and mileage, it looks like MG 4 is the new electric hatchback to keep our eyes on. As the mindset of Pakistani car enthusiasts is slowly but surely changing to all-electric or at least hybrid, having this hatchback in the market would be a great addition.

Here is what we know about the vehicle as of yet.

Insane Mileage of MG 4

As a 100% electric hatchback is making rounds on the internet, people are super impressed by the vehicle. According to Javed Afridi, the MG 4 can be charged to 100% in just 35 minutes and the distance it can cover in a full charge is 490.85 KM, which is stupefying, to say the least.

According to the claims made by Mr. Afridi the owner of Peshawar Zalmi, this vehicle can go from Lahore to Peshawar on a single charge via Motorway!

Performance Specifications

The hatchback comes fully loaded with fantastic specifications. The following are its performance specifications, as per the MG website:

  • 281 miles of electric range
  • 2 battery options
  • 323 miles of estimated range is expected in slow moving city traffic
  • A 64 kWh battery can be charged with a 150 kW public rapid charger
  • 51 kWh 1 speed automatic transmission

Highlighting Features of MG 4

As per the rule with MG vehicles, the MG 4 will come with a luxury amenities and the latest in-car technology. It is still not confirmed what specifications will be arriving in Pakistan, but at the moment, the vehicle has the following highlighting features.

  • A 10.2 color touchscreen for the infotainment system
  • Android Auto
  • Apple Car Play
  • MG iSMART App Connectivity
  • 360 Degree Parkin Camera
  • Satellite Navigation System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • MG Pilot Suite of Driver Assistance Systems
  • Active Grille System
  • Wireless Charging Pad
  • Active Emergency Braking with Pedestrian and Bicycle Detection
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning System
  • Traffic Jam Assist
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist with Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Intelligent High Beam Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Driver Attention Alert

The actual price of the MG 4 is not shared with Pakistani market yet, but it is expected that Hatchback will have a price of Rs. 5 million or more.

MG4- Lahore to Peshawar Motorway on a Single Charge- Says Javed Afridi

In his latest tweet, Javed Afridi has shared images of the new MG4 along with giving some key information about the electric vehicle. He says the MG4 can be fully charged in 35 minutes and can run for 490.85 km in a single charge. According to Afridi, this distance will enable the MG4 to travel on Lahore to Peshawar motorway without the need to recharge.

MG4 (called as MG Mulan in its home market of China) debuted earlier this year and is already making waves in markets where its offered. It is MG’s first global EV model to begin its sales from Europe.

Built on the Nebula MSP (Modular Scalable Platform) for battery-powered vehicles, and fitted with Rubik’s Cube batteries, the MG4 is billed as the cheapest EV in MG’s lineup. It is seen as an affordable alternative to the likes of Volkswagen ID.3 and the Nissan Leaf EV in European markets. The MG4 is appreciated for its striking looks, decent equipment on offer and an impressive drive range.

The MG4 EV comes equipped with two battery options; a 51 kWh for 350 km battery range and a 64 kWh battery for a 450 km driving range. A flagship AWD model is expected to be launched in later stages that will come fitted with a high-power permanent magnet synchronous motor, capable of punching out 330 kW of power and a massive 600 Nm of torque. This version will be able to sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds and have an electronically-capped top speed of 159 km/h.

After its European debut, the MG4 EV will also hit dealerships across New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, South America, and the Middle East towards Q1, 2023 and will be introduced in various other markets thereafter. MG already sells the ZS EV here which is priced at PKR 62.5 lac, whether the company will introduce the MG4 EV in Pakistan, we will have to wait to find out. Else it may be taken as just another tweet by Javed Afridi.

A 3d animation professional with over 20 years of industry experience having served in leading organizations & production facilities of Pakistan, an avid car enthusiast and petrolhead with an affection to deliver writings to help shape opinions. Formerly written for PakWheels as well as major publications including Apnimag.

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