The all-new MG Mulan which was unveiled in June finally goes on sale in the Chinese market. MG has already bagged more than 10,000 pre-orders of the Mulan since its pre-bookings were opened on 27th August. Whereas 1,000 units of the vehicle have already been shipped to Europe where it will be marketed as MG4, with another 10,000 units to follow.
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Having made its European debut in July, the MG4 EV will be available across 20 countries in Europe including Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The pure electric five-door hatchback is built on SAIC’s Modular Scalable Platform (Nebula) and fitted with Rubik’s Cube batteries. 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.
Back in China, the MG Mulan is available in 4 trims namely Fashion which is priced at 129,800 yuan, Luxury priced at 139,800 yuan, Flagship at 163,800 yuan, and the high-end 4WD Triumph at 186,800 yuan.
Fashion and Luxury trims are equipped with a 125kW (168hp) single motor and 51kWh battery boasting a driving range of 425 km. The Flagship variant comes equipped with a 150kW (202hp) single motor and 64kWh battery for a 520 km drive range. Finally, the top-of-the-line Triumph gets a dual-motor setup and 64kWh battery with a total power of 315kW (422hp) and a 460 km driving range.
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With its striking looks and impressive performance numbers, the Mulan EV aka MG4 is expected to do wonders for the Chinese automaker within China as well as in export markets.
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