MG Astor took the wraps off the Astor on Wednesday and it will be launched in India next month. At present, its price and all the specifications have not been veiled. However, the company has revealed several segment first features. MG Astor is equipped with high-end technology and smart features. This will be the company’s first personal AI assistant equipped car. This system has been developed by the American company ‘Star Design’. To make this assistant more attractive, MG has also fixed an interactive robot above the dashboard of Astor. This will show all your voice command related information on the infotainment system.
The Astor is the first car to come with Car-as-a-Platform (CAAP) software. The system is equipped with sophisticated and advanced technologies like Blockchain, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. It has also added subscription and service systems, which include MapMyIndia, Jio connectivity, etc. It comes with Jio’s e-SIM, through which the car system is always connected to the Internet. Jio recently partnered with MG for connectivity support. The company will also provide Jio connectivity in its upcoming cars.
Not only this, MG has used Level 2 ADAS technology in the Astor, which is a segment first feature. This technology works in conjunction with mid-range radar and cameras and gives the driver premium features such as Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Departure Prevention, Intelligent Headlamp Control, Rear Drive Assist Provides features.