The first MG pickup turned out to be a converted Chinese model

The first MG pickup turned out to be a converted Chinese model

August 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The British brand MG, owned by SAIC, introduced the first pickup in its history – Extender. At the same time, the model prepared for Thailand, in fact, is a slightly turned version of the Chinese car Maxus T70.

The only difference between the MG Extender and the Maxus T70 was the company emblem on the grille, as well as the steering column, transferred to the right side in accordance with Thai traffic regulations.

The mid-size pickup truck is offered with both a single and a double cab. Both cars are equipped with a two-liter turbodiesel, developing 162 liters. with. and 375 Nm of torque. The motor is paired with a six-speed manual gearbox or with an automatiā€ of a similar range. MG Extender is available with both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.

The equipment list of the top versions includes LED daytime running lights, a rear-view camera, a motion control system, a blind zone monitoring function, as well as automatic climate control and a leather interior.

Prices for a pickup truck with a single cab start from 549 thousand baht (about 17.9 thousand dollars), and with a double one – from 759 thousand baht (about 24.7 thousand dollars).