MG Motor India has formally introduced its affiliation with British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as its model ambassador. The actor will promote MG's upcoming Hector SUV in India.
On the occassion of the official announcement, the actor mentioned “I’ve grown up seeing and studying about MGB’s and MG Midgets, recognising MG as a traditional and iconic model. I’m delighted to be a part of the launch of the brand new MG in India with the MG Hector, which might be a traditional of the long run.”
Moreover, Rajeev Chaba, Managing Director and CEO, MG India, mentioned, “As one of the recognised and beloved cultural icons from the UK, Benedict has loads in widespread with Morris Garages. He has, all through his profession, experimented with numerous sorts of roles throughout stage productions, TV reveals and flicks to push the bar ever increased, one thing which resonates with MG’s dedication to technological innovation. His social and philanthropic work, in addition to his assist for inclusivity past gender can be in sync with our core model ideology of nurturing range. We’re glad to have Benedict Cumberbatch as our model ambassador to signify MG.”
The Hector SUV will launch in India within the coming months. The mannequin was lately noticed whereas being filmed for its TV promo with the actor in London. The Hector shall be powered by both a 1.5-litre petrol and a 2.Zero-litre diesel. There shall be a six-speed guide together with a developed-in-house MG-SAIC sourced twin clutch auto.
As reported by us months in the past, the MG Hector shares its underpinnings and physique panels with the Baojun 530 SUV. MG Motor India has tweaked the appears of this SUV subtly by including a brand new signature grille with a honeycomb design and a big 'MG' brand on the centre. The Hector additionally will get further chrome trim on the entrance bumpers together with a brushed aluminum fake skid plate on the entrance and on the rear bumper.
The SUV will include two sunroof choices, a 10.four inch infotainment touchscreen and an extended listing of options. Anticipate extra particulars on the SUV to trickle in because the launch nears.