Marking the 100th anniversary of MG Motors, the 2-door Cyberster EV has been officially announced at the recently concluded Shanghai Auto Show with launch slated for 2024.
MG Cyberster EV has been officially announced by the Chinese-owned British car marque at the recently culminated Shanghai Auto Show. It is a two-door roadster that will display an exhilarating performance on the back of being the most powerful MG yet. While the overall industry is heading toward electric SUVs, MG is taking a different route to reinstate an electric roadster in the market. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the brand, Cyberster EV is slated for launch in 2024 in UK and Europe.
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MG Cyberster EV Specs
The EV Roadster will be based on the all-new platform built around the 2017 E-Motion coupe concept and will get a ‘cell-to-pack’ battery. Although the entire spec sheet has obviously not been revealed yet, it was announced that there will be two variants on offer – a single-motor setup making 309 hp and a dual-motor configuration generating 543 hp of peak power.
The dual-motor version will have an acceleration time for a 0-100 km/h sprint of under 3 secs. The weights of these will be 1,850 kg and 1,985 kg respectively. Boosting the efficiency will be the ‘hairpin’ wiring technology.
|MG Cyberster EV||Specs|
|Power (Single-Motor)||309 hp|
|Power (Dual-Motor)||543 hp|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||under 3 secs|
|Weight (Single-Motor)||1,850 kg|
|Weight (Dual-Motor)||1,985 kg|
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The most powerful MG boasts a sleek new design language. In terms of dimensions, it measures 4,535 mm in length, 1,913 mm in width and 1,329 mm in height. This makes it larger than Mazda MX-5 and Porsche 718 Boxster. These details were revealed by the leaked government filings in China last month. The EV will feature scissor doors accentuating the sporty styling.
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Interior & Features
While not too many details about the interior are known, the Cyberster EV will come equipped with a Tesla-type yoke steering wheel and multiple digital screens for infotainment and other relevant information about the powertrain. The EV will be launched in multiple markets next year (2024).