MG has revealed a dual-motor flagship model of its all-electric Mulan hatchback, recognized elsewhere because the MG 4, in China with sizzling hatch-rivalling efficiency.

Dubbed the Triumph Edition, it’s unclear if this dual-motor model of the MG 4 can be supplied in Australia.

As lately reported, the single-motor version of the MG 4 hatch is due here in the first half of 2023.

We’ve reached out to MG Motor Australia to see if there’s any chance for the dual-motor MG 4 to launch domestically and can replace this story as soon as we hear again.

This flagship model of the MG 4 is powered by a dual-motor all-wheel drive setup producing 330kW of energy and 600Nm of torque.

For context that is 20kW and 100Nm greater than the Mercedes-AMG A45 S, and 36kW and 100Nm greater than the Audi RS3.

The dual-motor MG 4 additionally has related outputs because the Smart #1 Brabus Performance Edition which additionally has a dual-motor all-wheel drive setup, however produces 315kW and 543Nm.

MG claims the dual-motor model of the MG 4 can do the 0-100km/h dash in 3.8 seconds. This is on par with the Mercedes-AMG A45 S, Audi RS3, and Smart #1 Brabus, and places it between the Tesla Model 3 Long Range (4.4 seconds) and Performance (3.3 seconds).

This dual-motor all-wheel drive electrical powertrain is mated to the identical 64kWh ternary lithium battery pack because the top-of-the-range single-motor MG 4.

MG claims the dual-motor MG 4 has an electrical vary of 460km in line with extra lenient CLTC testing. For reference, the single-motor model with the identical battery pack has a claimed CLTC vary of 520km.

The dual-motor MG 4 receives torque vectoring, orange “high-performance” brake calipers, and 18-inch two-tone alloy wheels wrapped in 235/45 R18 Bridgestone tyres.

On the within the flagship dual-motor MG 4 additionally receives Alcantara sports activities seats with six-way electrical adjustment and two-way lumbar assist, and an Alcantara steering wheel.

MG’s business director in the UK, Guy Pigounakis, lately instructed Auto Express that it’s launching the dual-motor version of the MG 4 in early 2023, indicating it’ll be supplied in right-hand drive.

“We’re bringing out a high-performance model of MG 4 in about six months,” mentioned Mr Pigounakis.

“It provides us the choice of erring on the aspect of consolation with the usual automobile due to the very high-performance, twin-motor spinoff.”

It’s unclear if the UK model of the dual-motor MG 4 will use the Triumph Edition title, or if it’ll put on the X-Power title which is at the moment used on a limited-edition model of the plug-in hybrid MG 6 in China.

“I’d wish to see the model transitioning extra in the direction of a sporty picture,” added Mr Pigounakis.

“We have very smart vehicles at the moment. That’s about to vary into smart and enjoyable vehicles.”

Pricing for the dual-motor model of the MG 4 hasn’t been revealed but in China or the UK, however the single-motor variant kicks off at £25,995 ($A44,104) in the UK.

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