The British Morris Garages brand, a spin-off of Rover, is back in a new guise under Chinese ownership. The new-for-2011 MG 550 1.8T compact sedan is designed by MG's British team and comes with a newly-developed 1.8-litre light-pressure turbo 4-cylinder engine and a 5-speed automatic, on a front-wheel-drive platform vaguely derived from the old Rover 75, with independent suspension and disc brakes on all four wheels.
The base model gets 16-inch alloys wheels, four-wheel ventilated disc brakes, cruise control, stability control, two front airbags, ABS with EBD, fabric seats, one-press engine start with the key still requiring insertion, steering-mounted radio controls, power windows and mirrors, automatic climate control a/c, faux wood trim, CD/MP3 stereo with 8 speakers, keyless entry, illuminated sunshade mirrors, digital gauges and fog lights. The top “Deluxe” model gets 17-inch alloys, side-curtain airbags, dual-zone a/c, leather upholstery, tinted windows, electric driver’s seat, parking sensors, sunroof and a basic GPS system. There are many more options available, such as Bluetooth, rear camera and cooler box, but the dealer will not offer those for now.
MG 550, has remained the Dream Car of every younger generation and even under Chinese ownership. And yes, it takes you to the new age when the desktop of driving operation can be customized, when the perfect fusion of digital technology and fashion interface.
Coscharis Motors, the authorised dealer of MG in Nigeria is well positioned to make MG the preferred car for the younger generation and to take the dream further by making MG one of the most popular brand in Nigeria.
According to the General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Services, Mr. Babarinde Abiona, “Coscharis Motors, offers to customers unmistakably British standard vehicle (MG) with a unique combination of Style and Sportiness that ensure drivers and passengers alike look forward to each and every journey just as much as they do to reaching their destination. And it’s our responsibility to find innovative ways of satisfying our teeming customers through quality services, he further stated”.
MG 550 takes you to the new age when the desktop of driving operation system can be customized, where the perfect fusion of digital technology takes place. And with the desktop of driving operation in your command, your personal taste can be manifested in each and every detail. Even more, the intelligent active system redefined the boundary of digital safety.
The MG Brand Manager, Mathew Aje, stated that the new MG 550 is ideal for retail customers, as well as fleet customers. Trendy car lovers could also take advantage of the packages that come with the purchase of MG cars from Coscharis Motors, and enjoy adequate after-sales back-up, genuine spare parts, finance and leasing, one year Free Service, Test Drive, Free delivery to any part of Nigeria and 3 years warranty/100,000 kilometres whichever comes first.