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!
MG4 FULLY ELECTRIC
100% CHARGE IN 35 MINUTES.
DISTANCE: 490.85 KM.
LAHORE TO PESHAWAR MOTORWAY ON A SINGLE CHARGE. pic.twitter.com/uoIcRl02eA
— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) November 30, 2022
The claims seem to have some validity as it has been named the Car of the Year by Carwow. It beat contenders such as Audi, BMW, Hyundai, Honda, Kia, Mercedes, and Lamborghini to name just a few notable brands.
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.
Introducing our Car of the Year: The MG4!
MG's all-electric, family-friendly hatchback has snatched first place!
— carwow (@carwowuk) November 30, 2022
- 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
Price of MG 4 in Pakistan
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.