July 18, 2024

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New MG Marvel R electric SUV promises heroic performance

MG has revealed its new Marvel R electrical SUV, which has rivals this sort of as the Hyundai Kona Electrical and Kia e-Niro squarely in its sights. It’s due on sale in the EU within a handful of months, but there are at this time no options to offer it in the British isles.  

The brand name statements the Marvel R has a WLTP electrical vary of 250 miles (400km), which is competitive, if not earth-shattering.

Nonetheless, at four,674mm long, 1,919mm extensive and 1,618mm tall, the Marvel R is noticeably even bigger than the Kona, so must provide excellent practicality. The 2,800mm wheelbase is also a comprehensive 200mm lengthier than that of the Kona, so passenger space must be drastically far better.

The boot will provide 357 litres of space, which is nothing distinctive, and 1,396 litres with the rear seats folded down.

There will be two variations of the Marvel R just one will have two electrical motors on the rear axle, and the other will have a 3rd electrical motor on the entrance axle, building it four-wheel generate.

The four-wheel-generate model’s three motors create 288hp and 665Nm of torque, and can accelerate the Marvel R from -62mph in just four.nine seconds. Best pace is minimal to 125mph.

If you use a quickly charger, the Marvel R batteries can be topped up from vacant to 80 per cent in just 30 minutes. It also options a V2L (car or truck-to-load) method, which lets the car’s batteries to electrical power an external device, this sort of as an air pump, or even to cost a further electrical car or truck.

The MG Marvel R is scheduled to go on sale in May in the EU with costs set to be announced nearer the time. British isles gross sales are off the table but we’ll let you know if that adjustments. 

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