MG is back: the E-Motion Concept

Concept Cars 26 Apr 2017
MG is back: the E-Motion Concept

Premiered at the Shanghai Show, the MG E-Motion Concept is a study of a four seater electric sportscar that builds on the brand’s heritage and targets a young audience.


The E-Motion Concept features a slender sportsback-style design that pays tribute to the brand’s heritage, while at the same time adopting and mixing styling elements from different sources including other premium British marques, reinterpreted in a more compact package.

MG E Motion Concept

MG E Motion Concept

MG E Motion Concept

The result is a nice-looking sportscar with many refined details including a pair of large butterfly doors that allow easy access to the 2+2 cabin.

MG E Motion Concept

SAIC Motor head designer Shao JingFeng, said that the new design direction for MG models aims at having a more friendly look compared to the angular, aggressive face of the current line-up.

MG E Motion Concept

 

MG E Motion Concept at the 2017 Shanghai Show

The starlight matrix front grill and headlights take inspiration from the London Eye.

The interior successfully blends modern lines, advanced connectivity and large touch-sensitive surfaces aimed at appealing to the younger generation, with a sense of luxury and craftsmanship conveyed by the extensive use of leather.

MG E Motion Concept Interior

MG E Motion Concept Interior

MG E Motion Concept Interior

The concept is based on a pure-electric modular architecture platform developed in-house by SAIC. Performance figures include a 0-100 km/h sprint in less than four seconds and a range of more than 500 km.

According to the first available information, MG is seriously considering a production version of the E-Motion, and the positive reaction gathered at the Shanghai Show could represent a valid reason for turning the concept into a reality.

(Source: MG Motors)

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