- MG Astor introduced with a 1.5-litre NA Engine at Rs 14.98 Lakh.
- Black Storm Editions gets 110PS of power and 144Nm of torque.
- Available in 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT gearbox.
Introducing the All-New MG Astor Blackstorm Edition
MG Astor Black Storm Edition is a striking variant of the popular MG Astor compact SUV. This special edition boasts an alluring all-black exterior with captivating red accents, reminiscent of the MG Gloster Black Storm edition. The Black Storm edition is based on the mid-spec Smart variant of the Astor and offers a unique blend of style and features. Let’s dive into the details.
|Variants||Standard (Rs)||Black Storm Edition (Rs)||Price Difference (Rs)|
|Smart MT||14.21 lakh||14.48 lakh||+ 27,000|
|Smart CVT||15.50 lakh||15.77 lakh||+ 27,000|
The exterior of the Black Storm Edition undergoes a dramatic transformation. It flaunts an all-black treatment, featuring a distinctive black honeycomb grille, blacked-out front and rear bumpers, smoked headlamps, and sleek black alloy wheels. Adding to its allure, you’ll find red-coloured front brake callipers and “Black Storm” badges on the front fenders to signify its special status.
Stepping inside, the cabin embraces the same black theme, with all-black upholstery adorned with stylish red stitching on the seats. You’ll also notice red accents tastefully placed on the steering wheel, around the AC vents, and throughout the black console tunnel.
Infotainment and Features
The Black Storm Edition retains the feature-rich interior of the Astor Smart variant. It boasts a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, automatic climate control, cruise control, and a panoramic sunroof for an elevated driving experience. As an added bonus, the Black Storm Edition comes with a dealer-fitted JBL sound system, enhancing your audio experience.
In terms of safety, the Smart variant offers a comprehensive set of features, including dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability program (ESP), hill hold and descent control, a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera, ensuring your peace of mind on the road.
Under the hood, the MG Astor Black Storm Edition is powered by the 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine, delivering 110PS of power and 144Nm of torque. This engine can be paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT gearbox, catering to your driving preferences.
Priced competitively between Rs 14.48 lakh and Rs 15.77 lakh, the MG Astor Black Storm Edition offers an affordable alternative in its segment. It competes with the likes of the Kia Seltos X-Line, Hyundai Creta Knight Edition, and matte editions of the Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Tiguan. Overall, the MG Astor is a strong contender in the compact SUV market, rivalling models such as the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Grand Vitara, Toyota Hyryder, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, Honda Elevate, and more.
With its captivating design and added features, the MG Astor Black Storm Edition promises to turn heads and offer a unique driving experience for SUV enthusiasts.
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