Morris Garage (MG) has revealed its most-awaited RX-8 vehicle at an event in Packages Mall in Lahore after the company showcased the SUV at the MG Center, Karachi back in November.
The MG RX8 is a midsize 7-seater family SUV that is intended to rival the Kia Sorento, the Toyota Fortuner, the Hyundai Santa Fe, and other similar vehicles in its segment upon its arrival.
The all-new MG RX-8 is the rebadged vehicle of the Roewe RX8 that is manufactured by Chinese automobile company SAIC. The SUV looks similar to the Toyota Land Cruiser in terms of interior but in a completely different segment. The vehicle features a simple yet trendy interior with stitched fabric seats.
The vehicle is powered by a 2.0L turbo petrol engine capable of producing 224hp and 360Nm of torque while equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle comes in two variants, including a 4×2 rear wheel drive (RWD) and a 4×4 option.
Experts are of the view that the vehicle it has proper off-road capabilities as it sits on a rugged ladder-frame chassis, has a 4×4 drivetrain, and has various traction modulation modes for off-road driving.
As of now, there is no information about the official price bracket for MG RX8 SUV. While this may be true, the expected price of the 7-seater SUV will be between PKR 7 – 8 Million.