MG Qatar, represented in Qatar by Auto Class Cars, has launched the all-new MG RX5, which represents the new, second-generation popular SUV, reflecting the British-born brand’s commitment to diversifying its line-up by unveiling a sporty new model.
The launching ceremony was held at the Education City Golf Club by Frank Zauner, General Manager, Auto Class Cars, Zaher Janbih, MG Country Brand Manager, Karim Monier, Marketing Manager at Auto Class Cars, VIP guests, and members of the media.
HE Sheikh Faleh Bin Nawaf Al Thani, Executive Manager of the Automotive sector at NBK Group said:
“Auto Class Cars and MG continue their successful journey in Qatar and maintain their leading position to offer customers the latest creations of the brand. We are committed to providing the best customer service and continuing our growth to cope with the rapid changes in the automotive industry. We are proud of our relationship with MG which proved its strong presence in Qatar, the region and across the world and became one of the most reliable and trusted brands”.
Frank Zuaner, General Manager, Auto Class Cars, said in the ceremony:
“We are pleased to launch the new RX5, an upgraded version that will capture the hearts of car enthusiasts. We are confident that this car will add great value to our operations and the local market. The launch of the new MG RX5 is part of our ongoing plans to provide the best SUV model at competitive prices to our customers with new enhanced features.”
Tom Lee, Managing Director of MG Motor’s Middle East operations, commented:
“MG’s popularity in the region has been greatly driven by the demand for our great value SUVs, and we expect the all-new 2023 MG RX5 to enhance this demand. It will offer that extremely appealing combination of competitive pricing, fantastic equipment levels and eye-catching styling, for which new MG models are renowned and appreciated by car buyers across the Middle East.”
Available in three trims, the all-new 2023 MG RX5 will strengthen the British-born brand’s increasingly popular model portfolio, offering customers even more style, technology, and traveling comfort at great value prices.
Incorporating 22 stylish design enhancements, eight performance upgrades, and 25 configuration upgrades, the all-new 2023 MG RX5 is designed to provide a healthy and comfortable, safe and efficient, intelligent, and connected travel experience. The arrival of the MG’s newest SUV is set to help the brand reinforce its position in the top six Middle East car makers.
The all-new 2023 MG RX5 harnesses the latest technology with the introduction of a second-generation Net Blue petrol engine, offering more power and greater efficiency. This 1.5T high-pressure direct injection turbocharged unit delivers 171hp and max. torque of 275Nm – a significant 10 percent higher than its predecessor - powering the new model to a top speed of 190 km/h, while its fuel economy figure is 6.8 l/100km. All models are equipped with an innovative 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission for smoother, more efficient gear changes and optimum reliability.