MG Astor Blackstorm Edition Gets New Features And Pricing

MG Astor Blackstorm Edition Specifications and Details

MG Motor India has introduced the MG Astor Blackstorm edition, priced between Rs 14.48 lakh and Rs 15.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Following the footsteps of the Gloster Blackstorm, this edition features a comprehensive blacked-out theme both inside and out. It’s exclusively offered with the 1.5-liter petrol engine and builds upon the mid-spec Astor Smart trim, costing Rs 27,000 more than its base variant.

MG Astor Blackstorm Edition Design

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The MG Astor Blackstorm edition flaunts an enticing all-black design both inside and out. It features a sleek all-black honeycomb grille, black alloy wheels with striking red brake calipers, darkened headlamps, black roof rails and door garnish, and a prominent ‘Blackstorm’ emblem on the front fenders. The interior boasts Tuxedo Black upholstery adorned with red stitching, Sangria Red-themed AC vents, JBL speakers, and an entirely blacked-out floor console. MG has gone all out with the dark theme. The black-on-black scheme extends to the exterior, including the alloy wheels, grille, door trims, bumpers, headlamps, and roof rails, with the sole exception of red brake calipers to add a dash of contrast.

Interior and Features

The MG Astor Blackstorm edition offers a captivating interior with an all-black theme enhanced by striking red accents. Notably, red stitching graces the seats, steering wheel, and door trims, while the AC vents feature eye-catching red highlights. The seats incorporate a fabric insert with a distinctive checkered pattern, adding a touch of sophistication. The soft-touch dashboard complements the overall design with a stylish carbon fiber-like texture. In terms of features, this special edition largely retains the Astor Smart variant’s offerings. However, it stands out with a dealer-fitted JBL sound system, elevating the auditory experience. The regular Astor Smart comes with a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, cruise control, and a panoramic sunroof.

Safety Features

Safety is prioritized with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, hill hold and descent control, TPMS, rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera. This Blackstorm edition takes luxury and technology up a notch while maintaining Astor’s commitment to safety and comfort.

Engine and Performance

The MG Astor Blackstorm edition exclusively offers the 1.5-liter petrol engine option, producing 110hp and 144Nm of torque. This engine will get either a 5-speed manual gearbox or a CVT for versatile driving experiences. The standard Astor comes with a 1.3-liter turbo-petrol engine producing 140hp and 220Nm, matched with a 6-speed transmission. The Blackstorm focuses on delivering a refined driving experience with the 1.5-liter engine, enhancing its appeal among discerning buyers. This variant ensures that you get a balanced blend of performance and comfort on the road.


The Astor Blackstorm, takes the mid-spec Smart trim as its base, setting it apart from the Gloster Blackstorm variant. Priced between Rs 14.48 lakh for the manual variant and Rs 15.77 lakh for the automatic variant, this special edition of the Astor adds a touch of sporty elegance to the SUV’s lineup. It aims to provide an attractive package in the competitive market, targeting buyers looking for a distinct style without breaking the bank. This pricing strategy positions it well against rivals like the Kia Seltos X-Line, Hyundai Creta Knight Edition, Skoda Kushaq matte editions, and Volkswagen Tiguan matte editions.

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