MG – British car brand now owned by Chinese SAIC Motor, opened last week its flagship store (showroom) in Paris, expanding on one of the key European markets despite the pandemic coronavirus.
The four-storey store in the heart of Paris near the elite of the French Galeries Lafayette (Galeries Lafayette).
Initially the store will sell all-electric crossover MG EZS, according to SAIC, without specifying yet the price of the car (electric car).
Electric dimensions 4,314 mm in length, 1,809 mm in width and 1,644 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,585 mm. power Reserve crossover 263 km in the EU test cycle WLTP driving, and its maximum speed of 140 km/h.
EZS, battery version petrol ZS, so far the only electric car in the product line MG. The crossover sold in China from March 2019 where at dealers it is from 119,800 yuan ($16,920) subject to state subsidies.
SAIC started the MG EZS export from China to Europe in September 2019. France is the fourth European country, where he began selling car, after the UK, Holland and Norway.
Earlier this year, began selling electric crossover in Singapore, Israel and India.
SAIC manufactures cars and light commercial trucks under the MG brand in China, Thailand and India.
The company acquired the MG brand from the state-owned Nanjing Automobile Group. In 2005, Nanjing Auto bought the brand from the bankrupt British automaker MG Rover. Two years ago, Nanjing Auto was bought by SAIC.